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Black Hound New York

Three-inch Sweetheart Sampler, including coconut, lemon blossom, chocolate raspberry, busy bee, chocolate mousse, and chocolate ganache cakes, $49.
170 Second Ave., nr. E. 11th St.; 212-979-9505. Also available online.

Photo: Courtesy of Black Hound New York

Xocolatti

Clockwise, from left: Nine-piece truffle box, $29; slates of chocolate, $3 per oz.; pomegranate clusters, $10.
172 Prince St., nr. Thompson; 212-256-0332.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Jacques Torres

Clockwise, from left: I Love You puzzle, $11; spanker lollipops, $14 each; small heart box filled with milk-chocolate-covered Cheerios, $13.
Various locations. Also available online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Vosges Haut-Chocolat

Fleur de Sel Chocolate Caramel Bonbons, $13; Exotic Caramel Collection Two-Tier Hatbox, $37.
Various locations. Also available online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Billy's Bakery

Twelve-pack of mini red-velvet cupcakes, $18.
Various locations.

Photo: Melissa Hom

H.S. Chocolate Co.

Sweet 'n Spicy Truffle Collection, $16; Death by Chocolate Malt bars, $7 each.
Available at the Brooklyn Flea, Whole Foods, and online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Eleni's

XOXO gift set, including nine cookies and six brownies, $48.50.
75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; 212-255-6804. Also available online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Tumbador

Valentine's Collection set, including three P'tit Coeur devil's food cake filled with raspberry white chocolate, three chocolate heart pops, and a thirteen-piece bonbon set, $50.
34 34th St., nr. Second Ave., Brooklyn; 718-788-0200. Also available online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

Li-Lac Chocolates

Clockwise, from left: Kiddie's heart, $25; boyfriend's heart, $55; bag of hearts, $13 each; lover's antique heart, $24.
40 Eighth Ave., at Jane St.; 212-924-2280. Also available online.

Photo: Melissa Hom

François Payard Bakery

Valentine's individual cakes, available in chocolate mousse and vanilla pound cake, $7.75 each.
Various locations. Also available online.

Photo: Courtesy of François Payard Bakery

The Chocolate Room

Spice Up Your Lovelife gift set, including: Knipschildt artisanal chocolates, The Chocolate Room's chocolate caramel spiced popcorn, spiced dark hot chocolate, and a spiced chocolate bar from Jomart, $42.
86 Fifth Ave., nr. Warren St.; 718-783-2900

Photo: Melissa Hom

Photo: Melissa Hom

Sam Khaled Hindy (left) Base of the Manhattan Bridge. On November 16, 2007, Hindy was run over after mistakenly entering a Manhattan Bridge lane reserved for cars.

Habian Rodriguez Main Street and Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing. On September 1, 2007, Rodriguez collided with a city bus and died 30 minutes later.

Elizabeth Padilla (left) Fifth Avenue and Prospect Place, Park Slope. Commuting to the Brooklyn Bar Association on June 9, 2005, Padilla swerved to avoid the open door of a parked P.C. Richard’s truck. She lost control of her bike and fell underneath the wheels of an ice-cream delivery truck.

Juan Luis Solis East Gun Hill Road and Bouck Avenue, the Bronx. Attempting to pass a double-parked car on June 22, 2007, Solis was struck by a box truck and died of severe head trauma. The truck did not stop.

Jeffrey Moore (left) Chauncey Street and Rockaway Avenue, Bed-Stuy. According to witnesses, on May 29, 2007, Moore was run over (twice) by his girlfriend Jeanine Harrington. She was indicted on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon (her Nissan Pathfinder).

Derek Lake Houston Street and La Guardia Place. On June 26, 2006, Lake reportedly skidded on a steel construction plate and was crushed underneath the wheels of a passing truck.

Elijah Armand Wrancher (left) Springfield Boulevard and 130th Avenue, Springfield Gardens. On August 28, 2007, 12-year-old Wrancher attempted to ride his bicycle while holding onto a moving truck. He lost his grip and fell under the truck’s rear wheel.

David Smith Sixth Avenue and 36th Street. On December 5, 2007, Smith was biking up Sixth Avenue when the passenger-side door of a parked pickup truck opened unexpectedly. He was knocked into the path of an oncoming truck.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

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