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Events, Features, holidays

Roses and chocolate are nice, but why go the traditional route when the city has so much more to offer for Valentine’s Day. Show your significant other, spouse, or best friend how much they mean to you with one of these ten alternative events that 6sqft rounded up throughout the city. From a wastewater treatment plant tour, to after-hours museum visits, to a romantic evening at the planetarium, these are the perfect ideas for urbanists, historians, and art lovers.

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Laight Street Loft, loft remodels, colorful renovation, colorful interiors
  • Mind-Bending Bamboo Structures: It’s strong, it’s flexible, and it doesn’t even do yoga. Architizer showcases 7 bamboo structures you’ll have to see to believe.
  • A Blast from Brooklyn’s Past: Take a step back in time with the Brookyn Historical Society’s old map showcase on July 10. The Brooklyn Paper has more on the nostalgic exhibit.
  • Tiny Furniture: Looking for furniture for that tiny parlor or that landing off the staircase you just don’t know what to do with? We’ve all been faced with decorating a smaller space. Well Apartment Therapy has come to the rescue with some stylish sofas that will look chic in your tiny space.
  • A Colorful Laight Street Loft Remodel: Our name is 6sqft and we have an interior addiction. The last time we looked at apartment interiors was… what time is it? It’s no secret we adore a good loft interior here at 6sqft so we couldn’t resist taking a glimpse–or a long, dreamy gaze–at this Laight Street remodel featured in Freshome.

Images: Laight Street loft (left), Bamboo Structures (right)

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