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Posted at 7:19 PM ET, 02/12/2011

Valentine's Day link love

By Washington Post staff

Our friends at BlogPost put together a wrap-up of Valentine's Day articles and features. But we thought you might want to focus on information tailored for D.C. area.

Grammy winner Dianne Reeves will provide a Valentine's Day serenade of classic love songs at Strathmore. (AP)
Going Out Guide is your one-stop shop for planning the most romantic day of the year. Articles run the gamut from editors' top Valentine's Day picks to advice for those of you who plan to ignore Valentine's Day altogether. You can also read about where to find bromance.

Can't decide? A complete archive of Valentine's Day blog posts is collected in one spot.

Are you the type of person who likes to get right to the point in your Valentine's Dan messages? Check out readers' D.C.-themed one liners. Think you can do better? You can share your own here.


Did you know that our area is home to the most romantic city in America. Amazon picked Alexandria. Think they got it right?


Diners at Restaurant Eve in Old Town Alexandria. (Dayna Smith/For Post)

What about those of you who like tulips more than roses? Production in Virginia reaches its annual peak in special colors for Valentine's Day. Check out photos too.


Two million hydroponically grown tulips a week are shipped from Stevensburg, Va. (Susan Biddle/For Post)

The Washington Post Magazine weighs in with a cover story on a local pick-up artist. James Norton will share tips and take guys on a journey of "personal growth." There are a couple photo galleries and a video to go along with the story. James will also be online on Monday to answer your questions.


Norton chats up a woman. (David S. Holloway)

On Love, well, loves this time of year. It has help for those of you who think Valentine's Day is cheesy.

Flowers and chocolate not your thing? (Getty Images)
Area experts chime in with their thoughts on how to create alternative traditions. And in the latest installment of On Love's Staying Power, restaurateur Constantine Stavropoulos shares how the laidback approach to romance has helped his marriage. What do you think about his approach? Join the conversation on Twitter at #onlove.

What else is out there? You can let us know in the comments section below.

By Washington Post staff  | February 12, 2011; 7:19 PM ET
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