4 Fun Things to Do in Lower Manhattan this February 2017

February Out & About

Tis the season of love! Fall head over heels with New York City this February by exploring everything amazing it has to offer. From indulging in authentic Asian cuisine in Chinatown to exploring the latest gallery exhibit, here are four fantastic February NYC events:

Wine and Dine with Chocolate

(February 10, People’s United Bank, 250 Park Avenue, New York)

Invite a loved one or fly solo at Ripple Effect Artists Wine and Chocolate Gala. Enjoy decadent food, sample mouth-watering chocolates and sip on elegant wines while meeting talented artists. Ripple Effect Artists is a local theatre organization that features productions and talk-backs with a purpose to support the arts.

Take a Cooking Class at Brookfield Place

(Institute of Culinary Education, Brookfield Place, 225 Liberty Street, New York)

New York City may be the restaurant capital of the world, it’s also a great place to learn how to cook or improve your skills. The Institute of Culinary Education is offering a number of Valentine’s Day classes throughout the month of February geared towards couples and singles! Visit their website for course descriptions and times.

Celebrate Black History Month

(The Center for Architecture, 526 LaGuardia Place, New York)

‘Say It Loud’ is an exhibition at the Center for Architecture that showcases projects from 20 different designers as well as a timeline covering the history of black architects here in New York City. The goal is to encourage and celebrate young black architects as only two percent of the country’s total licensed architects are African American. This exhibition is free through April 1.

Asian Vegetarian Food & Culture

(February 12, Chinatown Tourism Kiosk, 220 Canal Street, New York)

Have you ever wondered who originated Tofu? Or pondered about the art of making Asian tea? Join the Original Asian Vegetarian Food and Culture Walking Tour through Chinatown and experience East Asian Vegetarian cuisine! Sample a variety of delicious food items while learning more about Chinatown’s rich history.

No matter where you are in the city this month, take a moment to look around, absorb your surroundings, and enjoy the moment because the city is beautiful! For more local events and things to do, visit Q&A Residential Hotel’s official blog.