Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Which one is worst? Today and everyday, avoid these terrible tunes
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
More than any other day of the year, music sets the mood on Valentine's Day. However, you want to set the right mood or else romance could turn to ridicule and you could find yourself single. This said, avoid adding these 14 love songs to your Cupid's day playlist at all costs. Aerosmith's “I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing” Remember “Sweet Emotion”? “Walk This Way”? You will want to run away from this unfathomably bad tune that makes some Michael Bolton sound like Metallica. Why the Toxic Twins took this Diane Warren tune for the forgettable flick “Armageddon” … there are no words. Alicia Keys & Usher's “My Boo” So much for the whole being greater than the sum of its chart-topping parts. Outside of being the theme song for a junior-high prom, …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
As Valentine's Day approaches, we want to know the most romantic spots in the Chathams.
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we need your help in telling us where the most romantic spots are located in the Chathams? Where do people cuddle close to look at the stars? Where do people take long walks? Through the Great Swamp, maybe? Maybe the back corner at Cafe Beethoven or a favorite spot along Loantaka Brook? Tell Chatham Patch about your favorite romantic spots in town, or your own personal story of love gone wrong—or right—on Valentine's Day. Tell us where you think there's a "Lovers Lane" in the comment section below.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Sometimes finding love can be really, really funny.
Valentine's Day can bring a lot of pressure. If you're single, there's pressure to find a date. If you're dating, there's pressure to find that perfect gift. Sometimes, though, all that pressure can lead to some happy outcome, some unusual coincidences or some very, very funny stories. Whether it’s bad dates or a good intention that led to a bad outcome—like arranging a skiing trip and breaking your leg on the trip, or buying a gift that triggered your beau's allergies— everyone has stories about trying to find, impress or keep “the one”. Some of those stories are pretty hilarious—in hindsight, of course. That’s why Chatham Patch wants to hear our residents’ bad, unfortunate or funny stories from past dates, break-ups or attempts to …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Shops throughout the area ready for a busy week ahead.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, shops across Morris County are preparing themselves for what is sure to be a busy week leading up to the big day. Things are especially busy this time of year in the floral industry, and Petals of Pine Brook Florists, located at 322 Changebridge Road in Montville, is ready to take on the demand. “It’s obviously the biggest day for a florist,” said Renee Simon of Petals of Pine Brook. “Mother’s Day would be the busiest weekend, this is biggest day and Christmas is the busiest season. We bring in extra people to do deliveries, work with flowers and do everything.” Although Petals of Pine Brook specializes in flowers, the florist shop doesn’t limit itself to just flowers for Valentine’s Day. “We sell a lot of…