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Real talk: Typical Valentine’s date-night ideas are pretty tired at this point. We’re New Yorkers; we go out to dinner every other day of the week. Unleash a little creativity this year.

Watch "Manhattan" on Netflix instant.

Why fight the restaurant mob scene when you can get cozy at home with Murray’s Cheese fondue, William Greenberg’s black-and-white cookies and Woody Allen’s Manhattan on Netflix Instant?

Rent this Catskills cabin on Airbnb.

Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday this year, take Friday off and scoot up to the Catskills for a long weekend. There just so happen to be some fantastic Airbnb cabins (for instance, this drool-worthy nook) still available to rent.

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Get tickets to the Slipper Room.

Catch an infamous show you’ve always wanted to see--like burlesque at the recently renovated Slipper Room, the extra offensive hour at Comedy Cellar or some sexy basement jazz at Village Vanguard.

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Plan a night out with friends.

You spend enough alone time with your significant other. Rally your favorite couple friends and book a swanky karaoke room. Then allow only ’80s and ’90s Journey, Aerosmith, Whitesnake and the like. Jam on.

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