City Lifestyle

Want to start a publication?

Learn More

Featured Article

Date Night at Home

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or a Random Evening, 6 Fun Ways to Connect

Though the go-to dinner and a movie or puzzle night is always fun, why not mix up date night with these fun ideas that are perfect for a night in.

Mix it Up

Garden Bar is a garden-to-glass cocktail experience from James Beard-honored mixologist Kim Haasarud. Be your own bartender, learn to mix like a pro, and toast to each other with one of Hassarud's nationally recognized creations offered in a cocktail kit. In addition, there’s a YouTube channel that walks you through the cocktail kits and other garden-to-glass cocktails to show one at home how to make them like a seasoned mixologist.

Learn About Each Other

Spend some time bonding and getting to know each other better—or even better—playing The Perfect Date Game. In this two-player game, each player earns coins for answering intimate questions or performing tasks for their partner within a limited amount of time. The player who has the most coins at the end of the game wins.


Cook Up Some Fun

Sur La Table offers a number of virtual cooking classes, making it easy to create some magic in the kitchen. You’ll receive a prep packet for with a shopping list and quickstart instructions, and the classes are 90-120 minutes (depending on the class) via Zoom.

Dinner… At Home

Several Valley chefs, including the Owner/Chef of Common Ground Culinary restaurant group and Arcadia Catering Co. Christopher Collins, and James Beard Award-winning Chef Alex Stratta with Stratta Kitchen, are offering private, in-home meals. You’ll choose menu options, and then the chef will come to your home and cook up a multi-course meal—how’s that for service? For Collins, visit; for Stratta, visit

Paint the Town

Grab a DIY craft painting kit from Pinspiration, the Pinterest-inspired, DIY arts and crafts studio, and unleash your inner artist. The to-go options include all the tools and accessories you'll need for an evening of painting. The Brush Bar also offers an Art Box, and all supplies are shipped to your door.;

Raise a Glass

Sip and learn your way through your evening with a virtual wine tasting from Vin Roché. Bottles of wine will be shipped to you, along with tasting notes. You’ll then be led through the tasting virtually with a wine expert, learning about the wines and wineries that produced them.