FYI PHILLY: Last Minute Valentine's Ideas - February 11, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

This week on FYI Philly, it's a celebration of girl power with power tools! We meet some hot sauce-making sisters who have a new hot spot to eat. Valentine's procrastinators, we have you covered-from flowers delivered fresh and fast to breakfast in bed recipes and a host of romantic restaurants.

It's an FYI for you Saturday at 7pm on 6abc, with an encore presentation Sunday at midnight.

Here are the details on this week's features:

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Normandy Farms

Looking for some DIY ideas to impress your valentine? Erin O'Hearn gets some tips from the hospitality experts at Normandy Farm.

Normandy Farm

1401 Morris Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422

(215) 616-8500

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes

Dark Rum New-Old Fashioned

2oz Dark Rum (Dictador Barrel Aged)

3 dashes Bitters

1/2oz Dark Agave Nectar

1 cherry & 1/2 slice of orange

Splash of Club Soda

Method: Put cherry, orange slice and bitters in rocks glass and muddle. Add rum and agave, fill with ice and stir, top with the splash of club soda.

Puppy Love

3/4 ounce creme de bananes

3/4 ounce cherry vodka

1/2 ounce heavy whipping cream

1/2 oz grenadine

Method: Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and pour in all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a cordial glass.

First Crush

Lime juice, for rim of glass Sprinkles for coating rim (the kind used for ice cream) 3 ounces orange vodka 1 ounce fresh orange juice 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

Method: Rim a highball glass with lime juice and then sprinkles and set it aside. Shake all the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into glass that was set aside

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Urban Stems

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and, if you haven't developed a game plan yet, Karen Rogers has an FYI for you on a new place in Philly that specializes in fast floral delivery.

Urban Stems


Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Romantic Restaurant Roundup

Last minute Valentine's plans? Or maybe just looking for a new spot for a date night? We round up some restaurants new to the Philly scene and a couple that have familiar names.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Alicia

200 Main Street

King of Prussia, PA 19406


Lou Bird's - Erin

500 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19013

(267) 804-7977

Cinder - Karen

1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA

(215) 800-1079

Pumpkin - Melissa

BYOB Restaurant

1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

(215) 545-4448

Root Restaurant - Erin

1206 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

(215) 515-3452

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Cupid in the Sky

Looking for a romantic escape but don't have time to leave the city? Erin O'Hearn has an FYI for you on a Center City spot with a mountain ski lodge feel and a special 6 course romantic meal that comes with a twinkling view of the Philly skyline.

Sky Philadelphia/Sky Lodge

1717 Arch Street, 51st Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Cupid in the Sky

6 Course Valentine's Meal, Tuesday, February 14th, 6-8pm

Atlantic City Restaurant Week

March 5th-10th, 2017

Atlantic City Restaurant Week Sweepstakes!

Enter to win 2 tix to the Atlantic City Restaurant Week kickoff event February 22nd, 530-8p at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa + a gift certificate to any participating restaurant!

Made in Philly: Lulu Bang Burgers & Wangs

The Common Table (a pop-up space run by The Enterprise Center)

Lulu Bang Burgers & Wangs is at The Common Table at least through February, likely extending through April. The sisters are shopping for a permanent restaurant home!

310 S. 48th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19143

New Luxury Living

1919 Market Apartments

1919 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103


One Riverside Luxury Condominiums

(A Dranoff Property)

225 South 25th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Philly Home & Garden Show: Empowering Women with Power Tools

Looking to make your home your castle? Well, sometimes that requires some pretty heavy duty machinery so the whole FYI gang got together for a group workshop designed to empower women with power tools.

Theresa Clement: My Fix it Up Life

Make It-Take It workshop

Saturday, February 18 @ 11am

Philly Home and Garden Show

Theresa Clement: My Fix it Up Life

Make It-Take It workshop

Saturday, February 25th @ 1pm

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

2318 Washington Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Philly Home + Garden Show

FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 2017

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks

100 Station Avenue

Oaks, PA 19456


Free Philly Home + Garden Show Tickets Sweepstakes!

Flower Show Preview: The Central Exhibit

Forget what the groundhog says. The Philadelphia Flower Show is OUR signal that spring is just around the corner. Melissa Magee has an FYI for you on this year's Dutch-inspired Central Exhibit.

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Holland: March 11-19

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Gala Preview Party

Friday, March 10, 2017

6:00pm - 10:30pm for Benefactors

7:00pm - 10:30pm for Patrons and Young Friends

'Flowers After Hours' I Love the 90s party on the show floor

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 930p-1230am

Pennsylvania Convention Center

1101 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: FYI Loves the Arts

In this week's FYI Loves the Arts, we visit two exhibitions perfect for Valentines.


The Rodin Museum: The Kiss

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

Philadelphia, PA 19130

(215) 763-8100

The Woodmere Museum: A More Perfect Union?

9201 Germantown Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19118

(215) 247-0476

Free Ticket Sweepstakes!

The Playhouse on Rodney Square

1007 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 888-0200

Win Tickets to see Riverdance: February 21st- 26th & Pippin: March 7th-12th

Shelter Me


Philadelphia Headquarters

350 E. Erie Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134

(215) 426-6300

Fishtown Center

1546 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19125

(215) 309-6851

Central PA Center

2801 Bloom Rd, Danville, PA 17821

(570) 275-0340