It's cold. It's snowy. It's cold. There's nothing we can do about it. It's cold.
There are a number of free venues for ice skating here in New York, with very affordable skate rentals. There's free skating in Bryant Park in Manhattan until mid-January, with $10 skate rental and free lockers (you have to bring your own lock - but there's a Cheap Jack's 2 blocks away on 40th Street between 5th and Madison, so you can grab a $0.99 lock if need be!)
And coming up on Friday, December 14th, there's free skating all day, 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., at Wollman Rink in Prospect Park! Admission to the rink will be free, with ice skate rentals available for $6.
And really, does it get more romantic than ice skating? Here's a perfect opportunity to invite that special someone, or potential special someone, on a low-pressure, fun activity date! Hard to beat a date that basically has hot chocolate built into the end.