Best Local: Valentine’s Day 2016

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these Chicago and suburban activities!

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Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, so treat a special someone this holiday with these Chicago and suburban activities.

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Enjoy a taste the city of love with a romantic, French dinner for two at Cochon Volant Brasserie. The Valentine’s Day special will include traditional French dishes such as escargot and steak tartare along with the specialty steak frites and harvest chicken. Pop open a bottle of wine and take advantage of the restaurant’s half price wine deal on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14. Only a 7 minute walk from 215 West Apartments or a 12 minute walk from Presidential Towers!

Follow up dinner with a show with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s version of the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream! This humorous and unconventional love story influenced composer Felix Mendelssohn’s beautiful new score. The performance is set for Saturday, February 13th and will include free preconcert activities and socials beforehand. Only an 11 minute walk from 73 East Lake or a 16 minute walk from215 West Apartments.

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Have a little fun this Valentine’s Day and dress up as Cupid himself for the Cupid’s Undie Run! More party than run, ditch the clothes and join others to help raise money for NF research, a rare birth disease. Enjoy a costume award ceremony, mile fun run and open bar as a team or single. Sure to get hearts racing! The run takes place on Saturday, February 13th and is only a 14 minute bus ride on the 22 from The Belden Stratford.

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Courtesy of zagat.com

Escape the commotion of the city for a while and relax at Adelle’s. Treat yourself and your significant other to a four course dining experience. The special menu includes your choice of a starter, an intermezzo of champagne-raspberry sorbet, delicious entrees such as maple leaf duck breast or Chef John’s risotto “fruits de mer,” finished with a desert trio. Only a 7 minute walk from the Wheaton 121 location!