SOMERS, N.Y. If you are looking for some last minute Valentine's Day ideas, here are some suggestions:
The Sweet Delites Pastry Shop in the Somerstown Shopping Center is offering heart-shaped cakes and cookies, chocolate-dipped strawberries, decorated layer cakes and cupcakes. Go to the website for a $5 discount coupon.
The multi-faceted shop known as Somers Custom Framing on Route 202 has some new jewelry, scarves, accessories, French soaps and lotions for your sweetheart. There is an assortment of heart-shaped gifts, too, including teas, music boxes and chocolates. They will gift-wrap with red and pink bows.
The Olde Tyme Floral Shop on Route 202 is featuring long-stemmed roses in the color of your choice: red, pink, white or yellow. Prices start at $60 per dozen. Mixed flower arrangements or hand-tied bouquets start at $50. Among the many choices are sunflowers, hydrangeas, lilies, anemones, daisies and exotics. The shop will be open on Valentines Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jewelry and More
The Mexican Shack , a 40-year tradition in Somers, is displaying its usual enticing assortment of southwestern jewelry and accessories, plus a special Valentines Day array of heart-shaped pendants. The Shack, located on Route 100, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Along with its normal espressos, cappuccinos, lattes, smoothies and other temptations, the Tazza Cafe at the Heritage 202 Center will offer heart-shaped red velvet cake, whoopee pies, cupcakes and heart-shaped cookies in honor of Saint Valentine.
It is not too late to make plans for dining out. Le Fontane on Route 100 has a special menu, featuring oysters, stuffed artichokes among the antipasti. The rest of the menu features grilled salmon, shrimp and filet mignon among the entrees, and valentine hearts and chocolate tartufo among the desserts.
Somers 202 in Granite Springs is serving its usual broad menu and is offering a complimentary split of champagne to patrons who reserve ahead of time. Call 914-248-8100.
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