Alex Avdoulos’s hand quickly flicks leaves off of a stem of a flower. Within ten seconds she finishes a 12-inch stem as if it were nothing. Her cat, Lucy, purrs around her feet before hopping onto the front desk to greet customers. The front of the store is slowly filling with colorful bouquets of roses […]
The hidden figures who work to make your arrangement a loving success
At The After Hours Flowers on Valentine’s Day, it’s all hands on deck.
From a beer bash on a rooftop to a DJ-dance party at a gym, singles weren’t alone on the holiday that celebrates love.
A non-profit group promoted the locale as the ideal place for a date, a proposal, and even a wedding.
Manhattan’s historic flower market struggles, but survives.
Meet Sebastiaan van Houten, Fangsmith.
Two matchmakers take to the NYC subways to take dating offline
Flower shops still manage to get orders in, with delays, but owners say it could have been worse.
Greenpoint’s Valentine’s Market offered romance-seekers artsy gifts, love-letter writing lessons and maybe a chance to meet a new friend.