February 14th is just around the corner! With that in mind, we chatted with the neighborhood shops and gathered their suggestions for the best gifts to get for the people you love this year. Check out their recommendations…
Heart-shaped décor in shades of red and pink is popping up around the neighborhood, which can only mean one thing…Valentine’s Day is almost here! If you’re looking for the perfect date-night spot (or girls night idea), we have plenty of dining and entertainment options to choose from here in the neighborhood. We’ve compiled a list that includes a variety of choices, so that you can find something that aligns with your budget and style. Check out our top picks for a Valentine’s outing at the Commons:
Siena Italian Bar & Grill has an amazing $27.95 prix-fixe four course winter menu, plus some additional specials just for Valentine’s Day. Their prix-fixe includes a selection of delicious options such as crispy calamari with a citrus-tomato aioli, butternut squash with a maple-cream sauce, and desserts such as a rich chocolate mousse layered on a flourless chocolate cake. You can also opt for their wine pairing to accompany your meal for just $11.95.
Trevi Cafe & Wine Bar is offering a special three course Valentine’s Day menu on February 14th, along with two special cocktails: the Strawberry Sparkler, which includes sparkling rosé with fresh strawberries, and their Chocolate Raspberry Martini with Godiva chocolate, vanilla vodka, créme de cocoa and Chambord. Trevi’s special dinners always fill up fast, so be sure to call them soon to reserve your spot: 508-648-7664
You are not going to want to miss Bleu’s special Valentine’s Day event, with the added romance of a strolling musician! Their menu on February 14th will feature delicious French classics such as escargots, sea scallops bouillabaisse, filet mignon ‘au Poivre’, and Bleu’s famous ‘plateau de fruits de mer’ seafood plate, this special menu is indulgent, romantic and not to be missed. Give them a ring at 508-539-7907 to make a reservation.
If you prefer to grab a cocktail and a beer along with a few light bites, in lieu of a seated dinner, stop by Bobby Byrne’s or The Lanes Bowl and Bistro. Our cocktail pick at Bobby’s is their delicious Winter White Sangria, made with local Truro Vineyards wine and fresh seasonal fruit. The Lanes Bowl & Bistro has an awesome appetizer special running weekly on Thursday; you can grab any two of their mouth-watering apps for just $12! Both spots have a great selection of beers on tap as well.
Does your Valentine have a sweet tooth? Washashore Bakery is serving up Valentine’s Day brownies, lava cakes, and chocolate dipped strawberry cheesecake bites all week long. If your sweetie is a cupcake lover, contact Cupcake Charlie’s to order one of their Chocolate Heart Cupcake Boxes, which includes 10 cupcakes, and features flavors such as chocolate caramel sea salt, chocolate raspberry surprise and chocolate overload. If you’re seeking the classic heart-shaped box of chocolates, be sure to stop by Ghelfi’s Candies, their chocolates are made right here on Cape Cod.
If you’re looking for something fun to do before or after you dine, check out Riddle’s 2-for-1 Valentine’s Day special. Riddle is the top Escape-Room on Cape Cod. Located at 61 Market Street (near the Organic Market and Cape Cod Coffee), Riddle consists of six different game rooms. An Escape Room is a live action adventure game where players have 60 minutes to work together as a team to complete a mission by solving a series of puzzles, riddles and connecting clues. Each of the six games at Riddle has a unique theme with puzzles integrated into the storyline. For more information, visit their website or give them a ring at 508-648-7664.
Don’t forget the flowers! Verde Floral Design creates stunning arrangements. Give them a call at 508-681-8169 to place an order, or stop by and let their design experts put together a gorgeous arrangement for you. Your Valentine will not be disappointed.
This Friday, February 8th, stop by One 21 Boutique for their Sip and Shop event. Between 4 and 7pm, you will receive an extra 10% off on sale items, plus 20% off their new spring collection! The shop owner and buyer, Sara (pictured above) will be on hand to tell you all about the latest styles and trends available at her boutique. Sara grew up in Northern Italy, which is where she sources her gorgeous merchandise. You’ll find everything from the perfect pair of jeans to leather jackets and bags in her store.
Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be available during the event. Pop by, and have a little pre-dinner nibble while perusing One 21’s fabulous winter sale and stunning spring arrivals. We can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. One 21 Boutique is located in Central Square, near Bobby Byrne’s Restaurant, and next door to Paisley Boutique.
We have teamed up with Cape Cod Broadcasting and Nauset Disposal on a ❄️Winter Clothing Drive❄️ to gather warm attire for those in need this season. Donations will be distributed to the community by Champ Homes.
To donate your lightly used or new winter clothing, you can drop off your items at MOCEAN between January 19th and January 26th. Anyone who drops off a donation at MOCEAN will be entered into a raffle to win a new winter coat (of your choice!) from MOCEAN 🙌 The winner will be announced on January 26th.
The event wraps-up on Saturday, January 26, with live appearances from the Cape Cod Broadcasting team! They’ll be located at 22 Market Street (next door to The Black Dog and across the street from Vineyard Vines) between 11am-5pm. You’ll find some of your favorite local radio personalities here during the event, including:
Seeking the perfect gift for the little ones on your holiday list? Check out our gift guide for kiddos, we’ve compiled some unique suggestions that are sure to make their day. Be sure to take a peek at our additional gift guides as well, including Gifts Under $50, Gifts for the Host, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her. Happy shopping and Happy Holidays! (PS, enjoy some of our free holiday events while you shop, check out the full schedule here)
Guys can be hard to shop for, but fear not, we’ve compiled some fabulous ideas sure to please the men on your list this year. Check out our suggestions below, and be sure to take a peek at our additional gift guides including Gifts Under $50, Gifts for the Host, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Her. Happy shopping and Happy Holidays! (PS, enjoy some of our free holiday events while you shop, check out the full schedule here)
Stressing about what to get for your favorite ladies this holiday season? Check out our Gift Guide for Her for a little inspiration, you’re sure to find something that will make her smile. Be sure to take a peek at our additional gift guides as well, including Gifts Under $50, Gifts for the Host, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Him. Happy shopping and Happy Holidays! (PS, enjoy some of our free holiday events while you shop, check out the full schedule here)
As you head out to those holiday parties this season, don’t forget to bring a thank you gift for your fabulous host. We’ve compiled some gift ideas that are sure to keep you on the invite list for years to come. Check out our picks below, and be sure to take a peek at our additional gift guides as well, including Gifts under $50, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her. (PS, enjoy some of our free holiday events while you shop, check out the full schedule here)
Looking for the perfect small gift to wrap up (no pun intended) your holiday shopping? Check out our Gifts Under $50 gift guide below. We think these items make the perfect teacher gifts, stocking stuffers, or finishing touch on your pile of presents for your favorite people. Be sure to take a peek at our additional gift guides as well, including Gifts for the Host, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her. (PS, enjoy some of our free holiday events while you shop, check out the full schedule here)
If you are seeking a gift that will truly impress her this season you won’t want to miss Roberto Coin’s Holiday Sip & Shop Event, happening this Thursday, December 20th from 4-8pm. Roberto Coin’s expert team will be on hand to help you select the perfect item. The Italian jewelry boutique is the only Roberto Coin store in New England, and carries a stunning selection of Roberto’s elegant, fine-crafted designs. Roberto is inspired by a love for both art and design, which resonates in his work. Each piece contains a hidden ruby (Roberto’s signature mark), and you’ll find pieces that are classic as well as contemporary within his collections.