Valentine’s Day whiteout

(NBC News)  – The winter storm is not being greeted with much love from businesses who make their living off on what’s supposed to be the most romantic day of the year.

Up and down the eastern seaboard Valentine’s Day proved to be a struggle for florists, gift shops and restaurants.

With the winter storm clogging up roadways deliveries came only through perseverance.

A lot of local florists are hoping for the patience and kindness of customers.

Restaurants are encouraging those who cancelled Friday night to consider another night this weekend. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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