Sometimes the difference between a ho-hum space and one that feels warm and welcoming has little to do with the actual pieces in the room. The solution doesn't involve going out and buying more, rather it's about placement-getting the details right when arranging your living room furniture. Read on for some great ideas that can help!
What could be more romantic than watching a talented singer live, one whose latest album, Secrets Are The Best Stories, is all about passions? Elling is an American jazz singer and songwriter, a Grammy-award winning artist who has been described by the New York Times as "the standout male vocalist of our time." He sings a mix of standards and original compositions and will be accompanied on the piano by Danilo Pérez at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.
Does your honey like country music? How about a high-energy country/rock hybrid band? One Ugly Cowboy will be performing a live show at the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls on February 14th; it's the perfect opportunity to hit the town and have some fun! The Toronto-based band is fronted by powerhouse singer Hurricane Jane and consists of seasoned musicians who will be playing love-inspired tunes. Country Rock Exploding promises to be a night you'll long remember!
On certain occasions only the classics will do. If February 14th is one of those nights for you, why not have an intimate dinner for two at Blue Mermaid Steak & Seafood House? This fine dining restaurant with a maritime theme is a real-deal steakhouse, serving the best steaks and seafood in town; you'll also enjoy attentive, table-side service. After your meal, head downstairs to the Court Room Lounge and soak in the musical stylings of Eddie Pizzo on the concert grand piano. A night at Blue Mermaid checks all the boxes!
MA Chinese Cuisine sets a new standard for dining out, and what better time to treat yourself and your partner than on Valentine's Day? Specializing in both traditional and modern dishes, the menu is huge—including dim sum—and is perfect for sharing and sampling. Diners rave about the flavours and authenticity, a credit to MA's skilled head chef who hails from Hong Kong and has over 40 years of culinary experience. The restaurant itself is visually stunning with exposed wooden beams, stone floors and a moody, industrial vibe, so be sure to drink in the atmosphere and take a few photos while you're there!
Who couldn't use a little spirit-lifting in the wintry depths of February? Showtime Comedy has a deal too good to pass up with their Laughs and Lovers Valentine's Day package on February 14th. For just $35, you and your sweetie get two seats, a bottle of red or white wine, and a night full of comedy gold! A second show runs on Saturday night so there's no reason to miss out.
Make this Valentine's Day one to remember; get out and have a new adventure with your special someone! Thanks for reading and don't forget to follow the Marina Homes blog for more great night-on-the-town ideas.