Valentine’s Day

2.13.13 Candace Kumai

Cooking On The Couch: Aphrodisiacs & Wine Pairings For Valentine’s Day

Candice Kumai, chef and author of Cook Yourself Sexy visited The Couch to show us some sultry recipes.


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Sree Tips: Valentine’s Day Apps

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, Sree Sreenivasan, tech expert from our partner network CNET and Columbia University’s chief digital officer, stopped by with some apps that will get your ready for the big day.


2.12.13 Roses

Fun Facts About Roses

Flowers are synonymous with Valentine’s Day — but did you know, instead of giving the flowers to your loved one, you can feed roses, too?



Brooklyn Sewage Treatment Plant To Hold Valentine’s Day Tours Again

If you’re sick and tired of sweet-smelling flowers and sappy imagery at Valentine’s Day, the city Department of Environmental Protection Agency is bringing back a special tour by popular demand with some odors that aren’t so romantic.


Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz offer tips for online dating.

17 Tips For Digital Dating & ‘Flirtexting’

Whether you’re looking to try the world of online dating for the first time, or are just not finding the love you’re looking for on the Web, Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz know how to help.


2.7.13 Hosts and Bear

Valentine’s Day Teddy Bear Valued At $30,000 Hits The Couch

The plush playmate, made by the Vermont Teddy Bear Company, also comes with a unique diamond ring made by Perrywinkle’s Fine Jewelry, valued at $29,845.


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NYC’s 5 Best Romantic Restaurants With A View

These venues provide feasts for the eyes as well as the stomach, and will help ensure your Valentine’s celebration is romantic, memorable and most importantly, delicious.

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Say ‘I Love You’ By Naming A Cockroach For Your Valentine

For $10, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after the one you love.


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NYC’s 8 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts

Find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your foodie fiance, your gluten-free roommate or your wannabe-chef girlfriend.


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Gun Buyback Planned For Next Weekend At Essex County Churches

The day after Valentine’s Day ill mark the start of a two day guns for cash exchange at six churches in Essex County.


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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Valentine’s Day Gift?

It’s time to Pick-A-Side! What’s the best Valentine’s Day gift you have ever received?


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7 Best Romantic Winter Getaways & Staycations In And Around NYC

Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love.


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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.


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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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White Castle To Go Upscale For Valentine’s Day

It’s time to make your reservations for Valentine’s Day. It may be a bit early, but you don’t want to forget – especially if you’re taking your special someone to the Love Castle.