Thank you to all the contributors who participated in NewsBreak’s Local Love content contest. Whether you shared the love with yourself, friends, family or a partner, we hope you enjoyed your Valentine’s Day. We loved learning about your local loves from special beaches to romantic restaurants and we are excited to announce the winners of our content contest.
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Most romantic date spots in San Diego by Jaycation
Jaycation takes us on a journey to 10 date spots around San Diego. From spending a day on Coronado Island to whale watching on a yacht, Jaycation has all the inspiration for a fun date in San Diego.
10 of the most romantic restaurants in Essex County by Vanessa Vanacore
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or you just want to treat your partner, Vanessa shares her list of the 10 most romantic restaurants in Essex County, New Jersey. From her selection, you can tell she doesn’t just care about the food, but the lighting and ambiance need to be just right too!
Fall in love with Martin, County, FL by Florida Family Insiders
Our top shared award goes to Florida Family Insiders, who made us fall in love with all the beaches, coastline and views in Martin County. This adventure is made for people who love nature, and want to catch a beautiful sunset!
Eating chocolate mice at L.A. Burdick to get ready for Valentine’s Day by Adam and Madalyn
Adam and Madalyn take us to L.A. Burdick in River North, Chicago. They share the perfect date for chocolate lovers as they try chocolate mice, which take 3 days to make! This date is for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Best Italian restaurant Miami Beach: Il Pastaiolo outdoor dining by JamesandKarla
JamesandKarla take us to a top Italian restaurant in Miami Beach for some romantic outdoor dining. The highlight is a famous homemade pasta dish that they finish in a Parmesan cheese wheel right in front of you.
Lantern-lit hikes for lovers scheduled for February 11 by Adrian Holman
Adrian shares a fun way to start off the Valentine’s Day weekend in Illinois. Although the main event might be a romantic hike, it’s really a whole date night because the festivities continue on into the evening with a hot chocolate bar, S’mores station and trivia.