Where to Dine and Celebrate Mardi Gras in NYC

Mardi Gras is a day of celebration filled with festivities, food and fun! While the big celebration takes place down in New Orleans, if you’re spending the day here in one of the other greatest cities in the world there are plenty of great local eateries you can visit on Fat Tuesday. Here are some local places where our Sagamore residents can celebrate Mardi Gras around NYC this year.

 

Bourbon Street: The name of this local eatery says it all! Bourbon Street is located on 46th Street just a subway ride away for our Sagamore residents and will be hosting a day of celebration in honor of Mardi Gras. Specials include $5 Hurricane drinks, Abita and half price Jambalaya all day long. Happy hour will last all night and you can dine from their main menu or fixed price special. Dishes that will be served include Crawfish Etoufee, Cajun Chicken Pasta and Shrimp Creole. Beignets can be found on their dessert menu along with Bourbon Street Pecan Pie. Seating will be on a first come first serve so make sure to arrive early!

Loui Loui: Less than a ten minute ride uptown on Broadway and you will run into a local neighborhood Louisiana inspired establishment, Loui Loui. This spot is perfect for an authentic Southern Seafood meal to celebrate Mardi Gras. There menu includes items such as King Crab Legs, Steamed Crawfish, Fried Oysters and Cajun Fries. You can see their full menu listed on the website.

B.B King Blues Club & Grill: If you are looking for New Orleans inspired music and great food to celebrate Mardi Gras, our Sagamore residents can visit the Blues Club located on 42nd Street which will be hosting their annual Mardi Gras celebration for the 6th year in a row. George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will be playing the best of their jazzy, soulful and funky tunes to help New Yorkers get into the Mardi Gras spirit. Tickets need to be purchased to attend the show and if you are looking to grab some Louisiana inspired food make sure to reserve a table!

 

Bourbon Street Bar & Grill

346 W 46th Street

New York, NY 10036

 

Loui Loui

3147 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

 

B.B King Blues Club & Grill

237 W 42nd St

New York, NY 10036

 

Pick Up Valentine’s Day Flowers on the Upper West Side

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you are looking for that last minute sweet gesture to make the day special for your significant other, a friend or even parent you can never go wrong with a beautiful arrangement of flowers. Here are some places around the Upper West Side our Sagamore residents can pick up some flowers for Valentine’s Day!

 

Flowers on the Park: Located just a five-minute walk away from The Sagamore, you can pick up a beautiful arrangement at Flowers on the Park. They have several pre-designed arrangements to choose some, or you can create your own! Some of their pre-arranged options include their “Lovers Paradise” bouquet with peonies, hot pink vanda orchids, lisianthus, free spirit roses, hot pink roses, calla lilies, and ranunculus and featuring a leaf wrap, or pick “The Unexpected” Bouquet made with an assortment of Cherry-O roses, New Zealand cymbidiums and green South American hydrangeas for a sweeter scent. They have several red rose options to choose from as well. You can visit their website or call for same day services.

Q Florist: A few blocks downtown on 81st Street, you can stop by Q Florist if you are passing by for one of their in-store flower arrangements or pre order online! Some of their pre arranged options included the “Classic Love” bouquet made of several pink shades of roses, lilies and lisianthus. If you are looking for something other than the classic pink and red the “Wishes and Kisses” bouquet is made of purple lisianthus and miniature daisies in a frosted glass tube. The “Cupid’s Arrow” arrangement comes in a bubble bowl vase with bright pink roses, cream lisianthus and red alstroemeria, They deliver locally and you can learn more about their services offerings by visiting their website!

 

Flowers on the Park

80 W 86th St

New York, NY 10024

 

Q Florist

447 Columbus Ave

New York, NY 10024