Philly, we’ve got a crush on YOU. Over the last year, you’ve introduced us to the biggest and best events, foods, drinks and performances. You truly know how to treat a blog right. As we enter February, we can feel the love in the air and we’re ready to get swept off our feet. How will the city of brotherly love romance us? Oh, let us count the ways! Be mine with these top picks for fun and flirty events/promotions meant to woo singles and couples, gents and ladies, and even fido too.
Brews, Bras, & Bling: A Men’s Fantasy Shopping Event
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Hope Chest, 1937 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Valentine’s Day is notorious for putting men’s affection and commitment to the test. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Hope Chest Center City eases the pressure by hosting Brews, Bras, & Bling, a men’s happy hour and shopping event, complete with cocktails, appetizers, lingerie models, giveaways, and more. Featuring music by DJ Eddie Tully and hosted by Marisa Magnatta from 93.3 FM WMMR’s Preston and Steve show, Brews, Bras, & Bling will take place on Thursday, February 7th from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. Intended to make Valentine’s Day shopping a breeze, men will enjoy in-store promotions, lingerie, and jewelry consultations, as well as a chance to win signed sports appeal. Men will find their ladies’ favorite brands, including Simone Perele, Cosabella, and Hanky Panky, as well as an exclusive trunk-show with NYC-based lingerie designer ARI DEIN. In addition to lingerie, fine jewelry for modern and stylish women will also be available by ADORNIA. RSVP by Wednesday, November 6, 2013 by calling (215) 665.9169.
Blow Me a Kiss: A Peek-A-Boo Revue Valentine’s Day Special
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Trocadero, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Hot on the heels of their sexy performance at Pig Iron‘s Hogs and Kisses, Peek-A-Boo Revue dances their way back into our hearts just a week later. For this year’s Valentine’s extravaganza, Philly’s premier neo-burlesque troupe pulls out all the stops from their heart-shaped box. They’re whipping out classic crowd pleasers along with some brand new sweet treats that will surely give you a toothache. Warning: Avoid the heart break and buy your tickets today! Last we checked, only 150 remained at the Troc box office.
6th Puppy Love Valentines Party
Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
23rd Street Amory, 22 S. 23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
Celebrate the one you truly love by spending a night on the town with your pooch! Smokin’ Betty’s and Devil’s Alley present the 6th “Puppy Love Valentines Party,” on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Enjoy eats from Smokin’ Betty’s and Devil’s Alley, libations from Absolut, Jameson and Malibu cocktails, sweets from Ms Goody Cupcake and Banana Mutt Muffins for our four-legged friends. Get into the groove with dancing and acoustic love songs by Jon Hagen Band, 30+ silent auction items, a pet photo booth and doggie swag bags. Emmy winner, and host and contributor for “Out and About” on philly.com and soon to debut Pets with Papadakis, Maria Papadakis will serve as master of ceremonies and hostess of the doggie red carpet. For those without a date, the PSPCA will match guests with barkelors and barkelorettes looking for a forever home. Not a dog lover? Then flirt with a feline in the Kitty Korner. Finally, an animal behaviorist will provide consultations at a special “Dog House.” Tickets are on sale now!
Give the Gift of Luxury – Philly’s Top Green Gift!
On-going through February 14, 2013
Eviama Life Spa, 262 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Whisk your queen (or king) away for the day to this green oasis in the city. Eviama Life Spa, located on the edge of Rittenhouse Square, boasts a broad range of spa treatments that include award-winning massage, facials and beneficial wraps. Better yet, the spa itself is green designed and operated, features organic body products and supports fair trade in the one-of-a-kind boutique. Shop for the most unique gifts in Philadelphia and then let your heart skip a beat over Valentine’s spa packages designed by Cupid himself. Penny and her talented staff will work their magic with “Family and Friends with Benefits” package, a signature Myofascial Integrated Massage (Two people, 55 minutes, $20 off). Feel sleek and look smashing with the “Ready for Love” moisturizing facial, Himalayan Salts Body Glow with Dr. H Almond Lotion Bikini Wax and Soft Hand Recovery (1 person, 2.5 hours, $30 off). Get into the feel-good grove together with “Two Hearts, One Mind” featuring Kansa Infusion Facials and Aromatherapy Massage (Two people, 1.5 hours, $40 off). Call (215) 545-3344 to find out how you can fill your heart with Valentine’s Day bliss.
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Disclaimer: No compensation was received in exchange for this blog post. Event is 21 and up. Event is not sponsored by Philly Loves Fun.