Valentine’s Day vows: A wedding postponed seven times, a math teacher on her lunch break

Five weddings were performed on Valentine's Day at the Boathouse in Camden County. One for a couple who had postponed their vows seven times; another for a math teacher on her lunch break.

Happy Owlentine’s Day: Temple’s mascot gets married

On Valentine's Day, Temple’s live mascot owl, Stella, said "I do" to her longtime mate, Sherlock, at their home in the Elmwood Park Zoo. Philadelphia Eagles' bald eagle mascot, Noah, officiated the wedding.

Happy Owlentine’s Day: Temple’s mascot gets married

On Valentine's Day, Temple’s live mascot owl, Stella, said "I do" to her longtime mate, Sherlock, at their home in the Elmwood Park Zoo. Philadelphia Eagles' bald eagle mascot, Noah, officiated the wedding.

An Italian Market romance: 'She tried to poison me with that meal'

South Philly’s marketplace is the backdrop for Mariella and Lee’s love story.

An Italian Market romance: 'She tried to poison me with that meal'

South Philly’s marketplace is the backdrop for Mariella and Lee’s love story.

Must love Lenin: Leftists look for dates through new dating service Red Yenta

The service publishes ads on Twitter and Instagram, exclusively catering to leftists looking for other leftists.

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In the 2019 dating world, nobody meets in person anymore

“Ten years ago, it was that random encounter. Now, people don’t want to do the traditional thing. They just want to swipe.”

From self-care to dumpling tours, Valentine’s Day is becoming more than flowers and chocolates

Fewer people are celebrating Valentine’s Day traditionally but more still plan to spend their money on some experience or event. So spending on the day is up.

Philadelphia weddings: Elaine Sonnenberg and Shawn Whitelock

They met in the Trader Joe's frozen food aisle in 2016. He proposed in the Trader Joe's frozen food aisle in 2018.

How to make your bae swoon using the right love language this Valentine’s Day

Philly matchmakers have several suggestions for romancing your boo according to their love language.

Philadelphia weddings: Alexandra Meis and Nicholas Larson

Their differences contributed to them falling in love as much as their similarities did, the couple say.

Philadelphia weddings: Mara Jefferies and Gus Hackett

Their signature color was green — a cheeky nod to Gus’ wait for a green card.

Philadelphia weddings: Courtney Hoffer and Joe McClernon

They were each giving online dating one last try.

Philadelphia weddings: Lauren Pahl and Guido Rodrigues

He sent her a drink. She went over to thank him.

Philadelphia weddings: Alexa Miller and William Schaub

Their parents were neighbors, but they had never met.

Philadelphia weddings: Sandy Saull and Steve Leberstien

He was her junior prom date. They were in their 60s when they married.

The Parent Trip: Sandy Kerstetter and Adam LaPierre of West Mount Airy

“He was crying, all bundled up. They put his face next to mine. I said, ‘Shh…Mommy’s here.’ He just stopped crying, and all the fear, all the pre-partum strife, went out the window.”

Philadelphia weddings: Heather Rittenhouse and Bob Rafferty Jr.

They met down the Shore. He proposed on a banner plane.

The Parent Trip: Brian Collins and Fred Cusick Jr. of Passyunk Square

They’d been on this path before. Twice they were matched with a birth mother who planned to relinquish her baby for adoption.Twice the mothers changed their minds.

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