Single In The City! What To Do And Where To Go For Valentine's Day

We're not saying you're a bitch if you have a man-friend for Valentine's Day, but, we kind of hate you (okay, not really). Some of us here are single, and while V-Day makes some of us wanna curl up Bridget Jones' style, we've made it our mission this year to grab the holiday by the chocolate hearts and have some fun. So, if you're in the market to get your drink on (or just get yourself off) here's our guide on how to make Cupid wish he could have as much fun as you!
We like calories as much as the next girl, but it sure can be lonesome eating alone. Luckily, there are some restaurants where you won't be surrounded by smooching couples.
SoHo House is hosting two tables of singles for Valentine's Day brunch--one gay and one straight. Dine family-style while a DJ pumps up some good tunes, sip unlimited cocktails, and get your vodka goggles on--hey, maybe you'll meet that special someone.
Soho House Restaurant, 29 9th Ave.
Sunday, February 14, 1:00 p.m.
Single! V-Day! Whether you're into butts or like your dudes southern, there's a party for every girl or guy.
Valentine's Day Singles Ball
It's the biggest in the city, with BBQ and $6 drink specials (think cocktails called Pink Crush).
Southern Hospitality
1460 Second Avenue
Saturday, February 13, 9 p.m.
Peter Jensen After Party.
Hosted by everyone's favorite Valentine, Julia Frakes, and featuring some sad love songs from The Cardigans, it may be a sweet downer, but that's always the best time to turn to your neighbor for a little feel-good affection.
B.East, 171 Broadway
If you're not invited, show up and look dreamy. They may just let you in...
Sunday, February 14, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Butt Valentine
Hosted by Mr. Marc Jacobs, Lorenzo Martone, and our fave vintage gay porn mag, Butt. If you're a homo, and you need some love, we best be seeing you there.
579 6th Ave.
$3 cover
Miss Lonelyhearts & BBlessing host a "Love In."
A poly-amorous free for all with some of the coolest people we know. If you like your men skinny and your girls in men's flats, this is your jam.
Gallery Bar
120 Orchard Street
February 14, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (open bar 9 p.m.-10:20 p.m.)
Whether it's with yourself or with someone else, a one-night stand or a date with chocolate, boring is never cute.
Condoms: Opening Ceremony for Proper Attire,
Vodka: Belvedere,$65 per Magnum, Astor Wine & Spirits.
Chocolate: Demel, $70,
Dress: Gripp Dress: $392,
Vibrator: Kiki De Montparnasse, $375,

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