Valentine’s Day

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What To Consider When Buying An Engagement Ring

No woman really feels engaged until she has a ring on her finger. If you’ve decided to make it official this Valentine’s Day, here’s how to make sure the ring in your pocket is the one she’s been visualizing since the day you met.

01/19/2014

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Flying Solo: 5 Tips For Singles On Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, focus on all the things you love about yourself, your interests and your favorite people.

01/19/2014

Elaine Cook allegedly bit off part of  her boyfriend's tongue on Valentine's Day. (Cook County Sheriff)

Woman Bites Off Boyfriend’s Tongue After Valentine’s Spat

Elaine Cook and her boyfriend of 10 months went out last week for Valentine’s Day, returned to her apartment and got in a fight.

02/17/2013

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Valentine’s Day Tarnished By The High Cost Of Cards

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is a fan of Valentine’s Day, but not of the cost to buy a simple card.

02/14/2013

Carlyn, 98, and Irv Ungar, 99, got married 75 years ago on Valentine's Day. (CBS)

On Valentine’s Day, Couple Celebrates 75th Wedding Anniversary

And on this date in 1938, Irv and Carlyn Ungar got married. To help you with the math, that’s 75 years ago.

02/14/2013

Mark Gonka, a lead keeper for the Chicago Zoological Society offers a heart-shaped ice treat to Tapeko, one of Brookfield Zoo’s bottlenose dolphins, for Valentine’s Day... (Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society)

Heart-Shaped Treats For Animals At Brookfield Zoo

That’s right, the keepers at the Brookfield Zoo are, as it turns out, romantics at heart when it comes to the animals in their care. Many animals on Thursday received special heart-shaped treats to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2013

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Valentine’s Day For The Lonely & Pathetic

This article is for those of us who dream about never having to leave our beds, comfortably blanketed in our own self-loathing (and, well, literal blankets). This article is for the people who not only have no one to love, but also don’t love themselves. This is how to REALLY be miserable on Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2013

A fan holds up a sign in support of Derrick Rose. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wisch: Spreading The Sports Love (And Hate) On Valentine’s Day

It’s the city of Love (Bob) and the city of Roses (Derrick & Family). It’s the city of heart taps (Sammy’s) and the city of kisses (Sammy’s … again). It’s the city of passions (ever seen Cubs fans?) and the city of swoons (ever seen the Cubs?).

670 The Score–02/14/2013

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Is Your Valentine Right For You? Maybe Their Lips Can Tell

On this Valentine’s Day, a Naperville man says he has a way to tell whether your Valentine is right for you.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is the Cutest Celebrity Couple?

From Beyonce and Jay Z to David and Victoria Beckham, which is the cutest celebrity couple? You decide!

02/13/2013

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Best Shows To See On Valentine’s Day Weekend 2013 In Chicago

When it comes to romance, some local theaters think Sinatra, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rogers and Hammerstein have nailed it.

02/12/2013

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Chicago Flower Business Gears Up For Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is three days away, and that means big business today for at least one Chicago business.

02/11/2013

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Valentine’s Day Getaway Destinations Near Chicago

After the hubbub of the holidays dies down, January is generally a nose-to-the-grindstone kind of month. By the time February rolls around, you’re ready for another break. What better time to get away briefly than for Valentine’s Day?

02/02/2013

Megan Stielstra performing at 2nd Story. (Credit: 2nd Story/Peter Propaganda)

Best Valentine’s Day Parties For Singles In Chicago

Does the thought of celebrating Valentine’s Day sound off-putting to you? For singles in Chicago, the area offers many ways to celebrate the holiday without feeling left out.

01/31/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Top 6 Couple Activities You Can Do Year Round

Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.

01/22/2013

Julianna Valencia was born on Valentine's Day 2012, with red hair and a heart-shaped birthmark on her left leg. Oh, by the way, her dad's name is Angel. (Family Photo)

Redheaded Valentine’s Baby Has Heart-Shaped Birthmark

A baby born on Valentine’s Day to a Hammond couple is a regular Cupid.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

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Valentine’s Day Surprise For Police

According to a report, Oregon police found a 31-year-old man’s girlfriend naked and bound in the back of his car, with duct tape covering her mouth.

670 The Score–02/15/2012

Private detectives said Valentine's Day is a busy day for tracking down cheaters. If you suspect the one you love is cheating on you, you can also use any number of gadgets, like a recording device hidden in a teddy bear, to spy on your spouse or significant other. (Credit: CBS)

Valentine’s Day A Busy Day For Private Eyes

We all know florists are super busy on Valentine’s Day, but did you know it’s also a busy holiday for private investigators? CBS 2’s Mai Martinez spent the day with a Chicago private detective on the hunt for cheaters.

CBS 2–02/14/2012

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