Cover story: Love in the city

25 PER­FECT PLACES TO FIND IT, KEEP IT & REKINDLE IT

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1 KNIFE- THROW­ING

Noth­ing says ro­mance like throw­ing a knife at a tar­get. Think you’re a pro? Join their league. Toronto Knife Throw­ing, 6 Cu­rity Ave., #22

2 ARCHERY

Chan­nel your in­ner Cupid and learn how to shoot a bow and ar­row. Tip: hit­ting your date likely won’t bode well. Stryke, 738 Dun­das St. E.

3 MEDIEVAL MAR­TIAL ARTS

Mix it up and learn some medieval fight­ing tac­tics. Warn­ing: it could take up to four years of train­ing be­fore you can fight in a suit of ar­mour. Fight­ing Arts Col­lec­tive, 927 Dupont St.

WHO CARES IF IT’S COLD?

Some out­door date ideas for win­ter lovers

4 DOGSLEDDING

Hop aboard a bus at York Mills sta­tion to Moon­stone, Ont., for a day of dogsledding and s’mores around a fire. Win­drift Ad­ven­tures, 5753 8 Line N.

5 SKI­ING IN THE CITY

Slap on your cross­coun­try skis and ex­plore the trails at High Park, for free, or mix it up and try snow­shoes in­stead. High Park, 1873 Bloor St. W.

6 STREET FOOD MAR­KET

Ever­green Brick Works is host­ing out­door food ven­dors of­fer­ing waf­fles, chorizo, arepas and more to munch by the fire. 550 Bayview Ave.

7 YORKVILLE ICE FEST

The 11th an­nual ice fest is go­ing down, with the carv­ing com­pe­ti­tion tak­ing place Feb. 20 and fes­tiv­i­ties run­ning un­til Feb. 26. 115 Cum­ber­land St.

8 3D PRINT­ING

Try some­thing fu­tur­is­tic and dab­ble in some 3D print­ing. On Feb. 16, MakeLab is host­ing 3D printed air plants work­shops. MakeLab, 58 Ste­wart St., Std. 12

LESSONS Let in­hi­bi­tions go and learn some­thing new to­gether

9 Cham­pagne sabring Take a one-stop cock­tail work­shop and learn to make bit­ters, beer and even how to sabre a cham­pagne bot­tle. Don’t drive: you both may be a bit tipsy by the end. BareBones Bar­tend­ing, 73 Bathurst St., 4th floor 10 Bed­room bur­lesque Learn the rou­tine for a pri­vate bur­lesque show in a women-only class, or opt for a cou­ples class on erotic mas­sages or deep­en­ing in­ti­macy, all this Fe­bru­ary. Good for Her, 175 Har­bord St. 11 Play­ing foot­sie What’s more ro­man­tic and sexy than the tango, bachata or merengue? Put on your danc­ing shoes and sign up for one of these lessons. Ball­room on Bayview, 1578 Bayview Ave., #3

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