Valentine’s Day

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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.


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?).

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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.

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Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

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!



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.



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.



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?


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.


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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.


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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.


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

Cole Hall

Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years Later

On this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Aurora Couple Celebrating 74th Valentine’s Day Together

Illinois’ longest married couple will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Tuesday at the retirement community where they live in west suburban Aurora.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

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A Chocolaty Tour Of Chicago

Set out on a Valentine’s Day themed tour de chocolat in Chicago! Just don’t get a tummy ache…



Valentine’s Day For A Single Lady And Her Pals

If you’re finding yourself single on Valentine’s Day, there’s no need to worry because there are plenty of events going on around the city. Get out of your pajamas, put the snack bowl aside, turn off the chick flick you were watching and grab some gal pals and go out and have some fun.


Wine For Your Valentine’s Day

The right wine can make Valentine’s Day very special indeed, and our resident wine expert, Ron Breitstein of Tenzing Wine and Spirits, joined us this morning with some suggestions.



Valentine’s Day With The Kids

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to show all the loves in your life some special attention. Here’s a list of wonderful, family friendly places to celebrate the day of love with even the smallest people in your family.