Saturday April 19th 2014

Valentine’s Day

A Very Maine Valentine’s Day: Tweets & posts from the locals

A Very Maine Valentine’s Day: Tweets & posts from the locals
February 14, 2014

Despite overnight storms and streets filled with slush, the love is palpable in Maine today. Especially in Portland, where the Valentine’s Day Bandit has struck again (every year since 1976!) and decked storefronts throughout downtown with paper hearts.

Poll: Valentine’s Day is…

Poll: Valentine’s Day is…
February 11, 2014

Valentine’s Day inspires emotions. For some, those emotions are soft and fuzzy and cotton-candy pink. Those people plan elaborate Valentine’s Day dates (or insist you do) and leave heart-covered cards on people’s cars. But for others, Valentine’s Day is a time for sneering, because it’s all a scam, anyway, amiright?! So where do you stand on the matter?

Valentine’s Day Dining: Love on the menu at these Maine restaurants

Valentine’s Day Dining: Love on the menu at these Maine restaurants
February 09, 2014

Valentine’s Day, celebrated by couples at all stages of romance, is a prime night for dining out. Even the best home cooks may surrender the job to the professionals when it comes to shucking oysters, searing foie gras, or creating elaborate chocolate desserts.

Your guide to love: Things to do on Valentine’s Day

Your guide to love: Things to do on Valentine’s Day
February 08, 2014

This Valentine’s Day, whether you’re single or not, in love or not, or fond of heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolate or not, let’s make love feel special. There are plenty of events for couples, friends, all the single ladies, and all the dogs and dog lovers, beer lovers, wine lovers, film lovers, and even those who hate love altogether. So pick one.

Contest: Win $50 to Caiola’s! Tell us your Best Worst Date Story

Contest: Win $50 to Caiola’s! Tell us your Best Worst Date Story
February 03, 2014

Simply post your best worst date story in the comments section below.Maybe it’s that time your date stole your car and spent an overnight at county. Maybe your friends set you up with someone who liked to eat hair (yours, as it turned out). Maybe your date was fantastic, but you both ended up locked in a movie theater overnight, surviving on Sno Caps until rescue arrived the next morning. Whatever the date tragedy, you can tell us. Your story will help you heal. Also: You could win $50 to Caiola’s!