Posts Tagged ‘valentine’s day’

Love is Like A Red, Red Rose in D.C.

“Oh my God, the rose."

Chatter: Tea Time?

A few hours after we published Will Sommer’s cover profile of Busboys and Poets owner and mayoral candidate Andy Shallal (“Busboys and Politics,” Feb. 7), one campaign emailed it to supporters. Sommer quoted Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser calling Shallal “a rich socialist,” and that upset a rival. “I never thought I’d see this in a Democratic election [...]

D.C.: A Black Hole of Love

A large population of young singles doesn't necessarily make a city a good place to find a significant other, according to a new analysis that ranked D.C. the second-worst city in the country to find love.
The heartwarming Valentine's study, which was published by the Wall Street Journal with help from Facebook data, examined which 50 [...]

Buy D.C.: Valentine’s Day

Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area, featuring different goods from different shops all around the city, curated by 94.7 Fresh FM co-host and owner Kelly Collis.

Pucker Up
Cobble together a fantastic cheese plate for a romantic dinner at home. Sour cherry preserves, $8. Righteous Cheese, Union Market [...]

What Does the Snowstorm Mean for Your V-Day Flowers?

Nothing says "true love" like sending a beautiful bouquet of flowers to your valentine. Unless, that is, your valentine's office is closed because of a big snowstorm.
Which is exactly the kind of logistical dilemma local florists are trying to help customers avoid ahead of tonight's winter weather. If as much snow falls as is forecast, [...]

Whole Foods: 500 Lucky Washingtonians’ Early Valentine

It's not enough that Whole Foods is attempting to make itself the cornerstone of all the District's gentrifying neighborhoods—now the upscale grocery store is sticking its fair-trade items into our love lives.
Whole Foods personnel are handing out 500 bouquets of roses today—a week before Valentine's Day—to unsuspecting people throughout the District. They've already hit up [...]

District Line Daily: Fish Story

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The Nats are facing an unusual opponent at their Florida training camp: a bird. The bird [...]

Real D.C. Valentines 2012: Free e-cards courtesy of Washington City Paper

Last year we brought you straight talk for your sweetheart and this year we're doing it again. Sending one of these cards to that lad or lady you've been creeping on via OKCupid is literally the least you can do.
Ways to send:

Link to this entire page.
Right-click an image to save it and pass around on your [...]

Photo: Man With Flowers

Adams Morgan, February 14,

Valentine’s Day Poll Web Traffic Pageviews Now Please!

Just trying to get in on the Valentine's Day traffic grab.

Photo: Do These Flowers in a Trashcan the Day After Valentine’s Day Make You Sad?

Photos: DC Record Fair

Postcards From Home: Film and Paper Archive

Valentine's Day, 2000

Our Morning Roundup: Food Fights & Snapdragons

*U Street Girl comments on the fight at Cardozo High, in which 16 students were arrested, 15 injured, and 5 hospitalized after a cafeteria fight between several girls.