Dinner and a movie. It makes for a great date night any day of the year, but can be even more special on Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, with times being tough for many, the luxury of a night out might not be an option this year. According to love expert Paul A. Falzone, CEO of The Right One and Together Dating–one of the world’s largest brick-and-mortar dating services with more than 60 offices nationwide—a candlelit dinner at home followed by a romantic movie can be just the ticket for couples feeling the sting of the recession.
“Valentine’s Day is not about who spends the most, but spending time with your loved one. And with the selection of the right movie, that quiet night at home can be even more special,” said Falzone.
With the advent of online movie rental services, you can pretty much have your pick of Hollywood’s all-time romantic movies. On Falzone’s must-see, Valentine’s Day list are:
● An Affair to Remember (1957), starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr
● Love Actually (2003), starring Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson
● Moonstruck (1987), starring Cher and Nicolas Cage
● Officer and a Gentlemen (1982), starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger
● Sleepless in Seattle (1993) starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
● Casablanca (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
● Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard
● It Happened One Night (1934), starring Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert
● Love Story (1970), starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw
● Romeo and Juliet (1968), starring Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey
“These movies can make for a great matinee and set the tone for the day, or a nice way to relax and enjoy the end of your romantic evening,” says Falzone. “Regardless of what you watch, what really matters is who you’re watching it with.”
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Catering to more than 300,000 members at more than 60 locations throughout North America, The Right One and Together Dating are the largest brick and mortar dating services in the industry, offering a more consistent product, a greater number of potentially compatible mates and added value of flexibility in transferring memberships to another geographic region.
North American locations and affiliates of Together are located in: Georgia (Savannah); Indiana (Ft. Wayne, Carmel, Mishawaka); Kentucky (Lexington, Louisville); Louisiana (Metairie); Maryland (Columbia, Frederick); Minnesota (Edina); Nevada (Reno); New Hampshire (Hooksett, Nashua, Portsmouth and Salem); Ohio (Cincinnati); South Carolina (Greenville); Texas (San Antonio) and Virginia (Falls Church).
The Right One’s offices and affiliates located throughout the United States include: California (San Diego); Colorado (Glendale); Georgia (Atlanta); Illinois (Downers Grove, Rockford and Normal); Massachusetts (Norwell, Newton Center, Shrewsbury and Woburn); Michigan (Bingham Farms); Nebraska (Omaha and Lincoln); New Jersey (Cherry Hill); Nevada (Las Vegas); Pennsylvania (King of Prussia); Rhode Island (Warwick); Texas (Dallas and Austin); Utah (Salt Lake City); and Wisconsin (Madison, Appleton, Elm Grove).
Singles Station Dating Company, an affiliate of The Right One and Together Dating, is the largest independently owned personal introduction service in the Southwest. In the last 25 years, Singles Station has introduced more than 100,000 couples and is responsible for thousands of successful relationships and marriages. Singles Station Dating Co. has offices conveniently located in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City and Tulsa), Arkansas (Bentonville, Fort Smith and Little Rock), Tennessee (Memphis and Nashville), Missouri (Springfield and St. Louis) and will be opening soon in Kansas (Wichita and Kansas City). For more information about Singles Station, please visit www.singlesstation.com or call 866-807-LOVE(5683).
For more information about Together Dating and The Right One, please visit their websites at www.togetherdating.com and www.therightone.com, or call (800) 818-DATE (3283).