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Valentine's Day

Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker's Bar
Valentine's Day wouldn't be complete without chocolate. So grab your sweetheart and check out the Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker's Chocolate Bar in Chelsea Triangle Tuesday. Nibble on chocolate tasting squares - ranging from extra-rich milk chocolate to extra-dark dark chocolate - sip hot chocolate, personalize chocolate-grams that you can mail anywhere in the country (courtesy of Scharffen Berger) and, if you're so inclined, purchase a little something sweet for your sweetie. (Tuesday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., FREE, Chelsea Triangle, W. 14th St., Ninth Ave. and Hudson St.,

Vow-renewal ceremony
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to recommit to your spouse: Renew your vows on the Red Steps in Times Square and enter to win a second honeymoon to Antigua. Arrive early to stop by the "Declare Your Love" truck from noon to 5:30 p.m., which will be offering hot chocolate and a chance to win prizes. (Tuesday, ceremony at 6 p.m., FREE, Times Square at Duffy Square, 46th St. and Broadway, pre-register at

Book Signing

Karen Gravano
Get a peek into mob life with Karen Gravano's new book, "Mob Daughter." Gravano, star of VH1's "Mob Wives," will be signing copies of her new book - which details her childhood as the daughter of Sammy "the Bull" Gravano - at Barnes & Noble Tribeca on Thursday. (Thursday, 6 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble Tribeca, 97 Warren St., 212-587-5389,

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