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Valentine’s Day
PAGE 2 l VALENTINE’S PREVIEW                                                                                                         FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2008 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS

  Don’t disappoint your sweetie...
  this is your guide to the perfect Valentine’s Day!                                                                                                                                presented
                                                                                                                                                                                    to you by:

Restaurants                                                                   Flowers                                       [   If you don’t want to show up empty-handed at your date’s door, visit the local flower shop. All
                                                                                                                                pricing and specials are estimates for the Valentine’s Day season and are subject to change.            ]
[                                                                ]
    Wine and dine your date, but be prepared. Avoid the long waits
    and big bills with this guide to unique dining in Muncie.
                                                                              ANNIE’S ARBOR FLOWERS
                                                                              Flowers and gifts
                                                                              One dozen roses: $70
                                                                                                                  DAVIS BROTHERS’
                                                                                                                                                         G&M FLOWER SHOPPE
                                                                                                                                                         One dozen roses: $50-$65
                                                                                                                                                                                                  MUNCEETOWN FLORIST
                                                                                                                                                                                                  One dozen roses: $40
                                                                              Delivery: Yes, $4.95                One dozen roses: $40-$65               Delivery: Yes, $5                        Delivery: Yes, free with $25
BELLA AVANTI                            MORTON'S PUB & GRUB                   Specials: Candy grams               Delivery: Yes, $6-$10                  Specials: Candy                          purchase
Italian                                 Traditional Irish                     747-4013                            282-5989                               289-9933                                 Specials: Stuffed animals, panties
Atmosphere: up-scale                    Atmosphere: casual                    800 W. McGalliard Road              2105 S. Gharkey St.                    2014 N. Walnut St.                       286-0542
Dinner: $10-$15                         Dinner: $10                                      THE FLOWER BIN INC.                                                             3707 E. Wilson Road
                                                                                                                                                         LANDMARK FLORIST
Reservations: Yes                       Reservations: Large groups only                                           Flowers
                                                                              DANDELIONS FLOWERS AND                                                     Flowers                                  NORMANDY FLOWER
Specials: $27 dinner for two            Specials: Dinner special and live     GIFTS                               One dozen roses: $60                                                            SHOP INC.
                                                                                                                                                         One dozen roses: $50-$60
281-1028                                entertainment                         Flowers and gifts                   Delivery: Yes, $6                                                               Flowers and gifts
                                                                                                                                                         Delivery: Yes, $5
600 S. Mulberry St.                     289-4782                              One dozen roses: $65                747-1166                                                                        One dozen roses: $50-$65
                                        127 N. High St.                       Delivery: Yes, $5                   211 W. McGalliard Road                                                          Delivery: Yes, $3
CIUDAD COLONIAL                                                                                                                                          1618 W. University Ave.
Mexican                                 Q L’S BAR-B-QUE                       Specials: 10 percent off                                                                282-2263
                                                                                                                  FOISTER’S FLOWERS
Atmosphere: casual                      Barbecue (takeout only)               with BSU ID                                                                                                         123 W. Charles St.
                                                                                                                  Flowers and gifts                      MILLERS FLOWER
Dinner: $7.50-$10                       Dinner: $17-$18                       289-6363                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  One dozen roses: $65                   & GIFT SHOP
Reservations: Yes                       282-8967                              120 S. Walnut St.
                                                                                                                  Delivery: Yes, $5                      Flowers and gifts
284-8747                                800 1/2 N. Wolfe St.        
                                                                                                                  282-7061                               One dozen roses: $55
3100 N. Granville Ave.                                                                                            6250 W. Kilgore Ave.                   Delivery: Yes, $5
                                        RIB CAGE BARBEQUE
DOMO                                    Barbecue                                                                             Specials: Stuffed animals,
Japanese                                Atmosphere: casual                                                                                               candies
Atmosphere: casual                      Dinner: $6-$17                                                                                                   284-9704
Dinner: $12-$20                         Reservations: Yes                                                                                                705 E. 5th St.
Reservations: Yes                       286-4400

                                                                                                                                                               Sex & Candy
751-1111                                2680 W. Kilgore Ave.
3124 N. Granville Ave.
                                        SZECHUAN GARDEN
EVA’S PANCAKE HOUSE                     Chinese
Atmosphere: casual
Breakfast: $7
                                        Atmosphere: casual
                                        Dinner: $8-$10
                                        Reservations: No
                                                                                 MUNCIE'S                                                               [   Whether you are searching for something sweet or something sexy,
Reservations: No                        Specials: 10 percent off                                                                                            Muncie has it all.
288-9650                                with BSU ID
4008 W. Bethel Ave.                     289-3000                                                                                                         BRANDS CANDIES                           PLEASURES
                                        3100 W. Kilgore Ave.                                                                                             Hand-dipped candy                        Adult novelties
Pizza, sandwiches and beer              VERA MAE’S BISTRO                                                                                                Specials: chocolate boxes                282-5567
Atmosphere: casual                      American innovative                                                                                              282-3700                                 3410 N. Wheeling Ave.

Dinner: $3 to $8                        Atmosphere: up-scale                                                                                             3303 E. Memorial Dr.                     2201 W. Godman Ave.
Reservations: No                        Dinner: $13-$30                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                         CONCANNON’S PASTRY SHOP
Specials: mild and sweet                Reservations: Yes                                                                                                Pastry and candy shop                    PRISCILLA’S
imported beers available                747-4941                                                                                                         Specials: chocolate-covered              Adult novelties
287-0173                                209 S. Walnut St.                                                                                                strawberries                             287-9265
219 S. Walnut St.             
MID-CITY CAFE                           WHITE RIVER LANDING
                                                                                  Use this page to plan the perfect date or                              288-8551
                                                                                                                                                         620 N. Walnut St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  601 E. McGallard Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                  AFTER DARK
Home-cooked American                    American                                  shop smart. These local businesses are                                 LOWERY’S CANDIES                         Adult novelties
Atmosphere: casual                      Atmosphere: casual
Dinner: $6-$7                           Dinner: $7-$20                            just a sample of the variety Muncie has to                             Candy shop
                                                                                                                                                         Specials: free gift wrapping
                                                                                                                                                                                                  2718 W. Kilgore Ave.
Reservations: Yes
                                        Reservations: Yes
                                                                                  offer. You might be pleasantly surprised.                              282-5567
                                                                                                                                                         6255 W. Kilgore Ave.
510 S. Country Club Road                117 W. Charles St.                                                                                     

Jewelry [                                         Are you looking for
                                                  something exquisite?  ]     Unique gifts...                                                               [    If you are looking for less traditional gifts, use the list below to
                                                                                                                                                                 shop Muncie. For more gift ideas see page 3B.                          ]
ANDREW’S JEWELERS                       MURRAY’S JEWELERS                     A PLACE TO TAN XPRESS               ECLIPXE SALON & DAY SPA                MUNCIE ANIMAL SHELTER                    SUN KISS TANNING
Jewelry                                 Jewelry, custom design, casting       Tanning                             Salon and spa                          Pet adoption                             Tanning
Specials: 20 to 60 percent off          288-6791                              Specials: 10 tans for $25           Specials: $65 90-minute deep           747-4851                                 Specials: Buy two get one free in
non-Valentine’s Day catalog items       113 W. Charles St.                    282-1453                            muscle massage                         2401 S. Gharky St.                       any bed (through Valentine's Day)
288-3400                                         515 N. Martin Ave.                  284-8840                                                                        289-8261
                                                                                                                                                         MUNCIE PAWNBROKERS
Muncie Mall                                                                   3205 S. Madison Ave.                4100 N. Wheeling Ave.                                                           1601 W. McGalliard Road
                                        PAZOL’S JEWELERS                                                                                                 Pawn shop                                                          3911 W. Bethel Ave.                                                                                       
                                        Jewelry                                                                   EZ PAWN                                Specials: Half off rings
BLACK & CO.                             Specials: Variety of items on                                             Pawn shop                              282-3505                                 THINGS REMEMBERED
FINE JEWELERS                           special for Valentine’s Day           ALTER EGO COMICS                    Specials: Jewelry on sale              1601 N. Wheeling Ave.                    Personalized gifts
Jewelry                                 284-3732                              Comics                              through Feb. 28                                         Specials: Select jewelry on sale
Specials: Valentine's selection         125 S. Walnut St.                     282-5297                            281-8960                                                                        289-4788
282-8310                                                                                                                                                 NURTURING TOUCH
                                                          422 E. McGalliard Road              1215 E. McGalliard Road                THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE CLINIC               Muncie Mall
806 E. McGalliard Road                                                                                                                  
CARTER JEFFREY E.                       STANDT’S FINE JEWELRY &                                                                                          716-0999
                                        ARTCARVED                             ARTIST WITHIN INC.                  F.B. FOGG                                                                       WISHBONE GIFTS INC.
JEWELERS                                                                      Paint your own pottery              Specialty gifts                        310 N. Walnut St.                        Speciality gifts
                                        DIAMOND CENTER
Jewelry                                                                       Specials: 10 percent off            289-7464                                                                        284-9409
                                        Jewelry, service, manufacturing                                                                                  PRAIRIE CREEK PAWN INC.
289-3090                                                                      with BSU ID, no studio fee          418 E. Main St.                                                                 201 S. Walnut St.
                                        Specials: 25 percent off                                                                                         Pawn shop
125 E. Charles St.                                                            for Valentine's plates    
                                        with BSU ID                                                                                                      288-2844                                 ULTRA IMAGE                                                        Note: Pottery painted by February
                                        284-9986                                                                  GORDY FINE ART                         701 Burlington Dr.                       Tanning
MONTEZUMA JEWELERS                      202 S. Walnut St.                     9 will be ready for Valentine's     AND FRAMING
                                                                                                                                                         ROCKCYCLE                                Specials: one week unlimited tan-
Jewelry                                                  Day, no appointment necessary       Art and custom framing
                                                                                                                                                         Vintage classic rock gifts               ning for $14, buy one get one free
Specials: 20 percent off                                                      289-7895                            284-8422
                                        ZALES JEWELERS CO.                                                                                               Specials: $5 shirts, 50 percent          plus 50 minutes for $14, five 20
with BSU ID                                                                   313 S. Walnut St.                   224 E. Main St.
                                        Jewelry                                                                                                          off clothes                              minute tans for $14 or seven 15
                                        Specials: Up to 30 percent off                                                                                   284-1500                                 minute tans for $14 (all specials
701 E. McGalliard Road                                                                                                                                                                            through Valentine's Day)
                                        select items                                                                                                     Muncie Mall

                         L                                                                                                                                                                             284-2300
                                        3501 N. Granville Ave.                                                                                                                                    409 N. Martin Ave.


                                    ow        Candies                                                                                                                         • Laser Hair Removal

                Give your                                            sweetie
              something special this
                 Valentine’s Day
                            • all prices                           • sugar-free
                            • heart boxes                          • gifts
                            • candy                                • giftwrap

                                                                            Monday - Saturday
    288-7300                                                                  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Valentine’s Day
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2008 l THE BALL STATE DAILY NEWS                                                                                                            VALENTINE'S PREVIEW l PAGE 3

     Buy a custom, hand-made Cardinal Cupid for just $3...
  you’ll be entered to win a FREE heart shaped pizza                   Stop by AJ 276 Mon. - Fri., 8am-5pm
                                                              or the Scramble Light on Mon., Feb. 11 from 11am-1pm
  and a sweet treat from Papa John’s!                                   to place your Cardinal Cupid order!                                                                   presented
                                                                                                                                                                              to you by:
          ... it’s the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner for you and your sweetie!

                                                                                                                                                                                     Go, do
                                                                                                YOU HAVE MAIL
                                                                                            If you cannot be with your
                                                                                            date on the big night, sending
                                                                                                                                                                                    [                                     ]
                                                                                                                                                                                        On a date or not, these Valentine's
                                                                                                                                                                                        Day events are sure to entertain.

                                                                                            a card can say a lot. Hallmark                                                           LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
                                                                                            has partnered with (PROD-                                                                Ball State University
                                                                                            UCT) REDTM to create a                                                                   Description: Experience a Shake-
                                                                                            series of unique cards for                                                               spearean romantic comedy.
                                                                                            Valentine’s Day as well as a                                                             Price: General public $12.50
                                                                                            box to store memorable mail                                                              BSU faculty/staff $11.50
                                                                                            in. Plus, eight percent of Hall-                                                         Senior citizens $9.50
           WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND?                                                             mark (PRODUCT) REDTM net                                                                 Students $6.50
        Play Dirty Minds as a couple                                                        wholesale sales will go to the                                                           Location: University Theatre
        or with a group of friends                                                          Global Fund to fight AIDS in                                                              Time: 7:30 p.m.
        and watch the hilarity ensue                                                        Africa. Make the world a bet-
        as you discover just how                                                                                                                                                     SAY ANYTHING
                                                                                            ter place one card at a time.                                                            AMC
        naughty the night can get. Is                                                                                                           SHOW INTEREST
        your mind in the gutter? Try                                                                                                         Magazines exist for every               Description: Curl up and watch the
        to follow these clues: I’m a                                                                                                         interest and hobby. What                light hearted romance unfold in the
        four letter word. I’m a name                                                                                                         could be more romantic                  1989 classic, Say Anything.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Time: 10 p.m.
        for a woman. I end in “u-n-t.”
        If your first answer to the
        above clues wasn’t “AUNT,”
                                                                                     the practical                                           than showing that you pay
                                                                                                                                             attention to what fascinates
                                                                                                                                             your significant other. Plus, a
                                                                                                                                                                                     MYERS BRIGGS TYPE
                                                                                                                                                                                     INDICATOR TEST
        you have a dirty mind.                                                                                                               subscription lasts for a year.          Ball State University
                                                                                                                                                                                     Description: Learn more about your

                                                                 [Gifts for...]
                                                                                                                                                                                     yourself and how you interact with
                                                                                                                                                                                     Price: free
                                                                                                                                                                                     Location: BL 215

         the comical                                                                                                                         the naughty                             Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                     DATE AUCTION
                                                                                                                                                                                     Ball State University
                                                                                                                                                                                     Description: Pick up a date and
                                                                                                                                                                                     support the Third Annual Zeta Phi
                                                                                                                                                                                     Beta Sorority, Inc. Tau Nu Chap-

                                                                                                                                                                                     ter’s Date Auction fund raiser. All
                                                                                                                                                PLAY BY PLAY                         proceeds will go to March of Dimes.
                                                                                          the romantic                                       Put variety back into your
                                                                                                                                             nights with a year’s worth of
                                                                                                                                                                                     Price: money to bid
                                                                                                                                                                                     Location: Student Center, L.A. Pit-
                                                                                                                                                                                     tenger Cardinal Hall
                                                                                                                                             creative positions. You can
                                                                                                                                             even keep track of the calo-            Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
                                                                                                                                             ries you burn during each               THE SAINT VALENTINE’S DAY

                                                                                                                                             activity. So forget the gym             MASSACRE
                                                                                                                                             this Valentine’s Day.                   History channel
                                                                                                                                                                                     Description: Rare films and rec-
                                                                                                              GOOD CLEAN FUN                                                         reations offer the inside dope on
                                                                                                           Stay in and pamper your date                                              organized crime’s greatest mass
                                                                                                           with Bath and Body Works’                                                 murder.
                                                                                                           seductively scented bubble                                                Time: 10 p.m.
  Flowers and candies are just the beginning.                                                              bath or massage oils. The
                                                                                                                                                                                     MOVIES WITHOUT LOVE
  Use this page to explore non-traditional                                                                 natural oils and vitamins help
                                                                                                           nourish skin, leaving it soft
                                                                                                                                                                                     Muncie movie rental shops
                                                                                                                                                                                     Suggested movies:
  gift ideas. If these items fail to inspire                                                               and very touchable.
                                                                                                                                                                                     War of the roses
  you, see page 2B for a few of Muncie's                                                                                                                                             Aliens
                                                                                                                                                                                     Big Lebowski
  unique shopping opportunities.                                                                                                                                                     Boondock Saints
                                                                                                                                                                                     Best in Show
                                                                                                                                                                                     The Chronicles Of Narnia

                                                                                                                    Fall in Love
                                                                                                                                                                                     Reservoir Dogs

Free Hot Chocolate at the Scramble Light!
           Monday, Feb. 11
            11 a.m. - 1 p.m.!

                   Voted Best Flower Shop
                             10% discount with BSU ID
                                                                                                                        with        Cardinal Savings
                                                                                           Purchase a Cardinal Cupid for $3 and
                                                                                          be entered to win a FREE heart shaped
                                                                                                    Papa John’s Pizza!
                   765-289-6363 • 120 S. Walnut Downtown Muncie
    check Web site for Valentine’s Day specials •

                                                                                     Red Hot Sale
                                                                                                            Every “Red” Item
  Where Everyday is Valentine’s Day
                                                                                                                               25% off
                                                                                                                       February 1 - 14
      Catering • Full Bar • Receptions • Events                                                                                             Art Mart
                                                                                                                                      1710 W. University Ave.
                                                                                                                                         Muncie, IN 47303
        209 S. Walnut Street • Phone: 747-4941                                                                                       Open 7 Days a Week
Valentine’s Day
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        FUN FACT 1
    6,000 marriages
                                                      FUN FACT 2
                                                     50 percent
                                                                                                             FUN FACT 3
                                                                                                      There are 120 single men
    take place every-                          of Valentine’s Day cards                                  in their 20s for every
       day in the                             are purchased during the                                   100 single women of                                                                    presented
                                                                                                                                                                                                to you by:
      United States                            six days prior to Feb. 14                                     the same age

Recipes for romance                                                                                                         [   Here are three easy recipes that will taste and look as if you spent all day slaving away. Eat up, stay in and
                                                                                                                                impress. Or, if cooking is not in the plans see page 2B for a listing of exciting local restaurants.

                                                                                                                            QUICK FROZEN DESSERT                                           POTATO POPPERS
                                                                                                                            Very quick, very easy... just pick your flavors.                Everyone likes potatoes, especially when they are
                                                                                                                                                                                           quick and easy appetizers or sides.

                                                                                                                            Nuts chopped                                                   Ingredients
                                                                                                                            Ice cream, desired flavor, softened                             20 baby (bite-sized) new potatoes
                                                                                                                            Canned fruit pie filling, desired flavor                         1/2 package dry potato seasoning
                                                                                                                                                                                           1 tablespoon butter
                                                                                                                            1. Sprinkle chopped nuts over the bottom of a                  Instructions
                                                                                                                               glass or bowl that can be put into the freezer.             1. Boil potatoes until tender.
                                                                                                                            2. Drop softened ice cream by spoonfuls over                   2. Drain potatoes, but do not let dry.
                                                                                                                               nuts; spread evenly.                                        3. Add butter and slowly toss but do not break up

    IN & COOK
                                                                                                                            3. Spoon canned pie filling over top.                              potatoes.
                                                                                                                            4. Cover with plastic wrap.                                    4. Sprinkle dried soup mix over potatoes and lightly
                                                                                                                            5. Freeze until firm.                                              toss. Dried onions should remain crunchy.

     Muncie's restaurants are nice but do
     not underestimate the intimate benefits
     of staying in and cooking up romance.
     Even if you are not keen in the kitchen,                                                                                                                                                                               Get ready
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Spring
     it is the thought that counts.                                                                                                                                                                                           Break!

                                                                                                                                                                                Tanning, Look Good, Feel Great...
TOMATO BASIL BISQUE                                         LEMON HERB CHICKEN
Serve this rich Italian soup as a main dish                 Thirty minutes of marinating and 45 minutes of                                                                           $2.00 • 8am - 11am
or an appetizer.                                            baking later...
                                                                                                                                                                                       Through Feb. 29
Ingredients                                                 Ingredients
6 oz cheese tortellini                                      1 tablespoon cooking oil

                                                                                                                                                                                                           10 Sessions
1 10 ounce can tomato soup                                  1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 14 ounce jar prepared pasta sauce                         1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning                              1/8 teaspoon pepper                                                                                                                                       for

2 teaspoon basil                                            2 skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves
1. Boil water in a saucepan to prepare pasta ac-            Instructions                                                                                                                                                       Offer expires 2-29-08
cording to directions on package.                           1. Mix first four ingredients. Pour over chicken.
2. In a large saucepan combine tomato soup with             2. Cover and refrigerate about 30 minutes, turning
   equal amount of water according to directions.           once after 15 minutes.
   Stir until smooth.                                       3. Place chicken in a baking pan. Pour lemon juice
3. Add jar of pasta sauce and spices, mix well and          mixture over chicken.
   bring to a boil. As soon as soup begins to boil,         4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes or
   reduce heat to simmer and cover with a lid.              until chicken is done.
4. Drain pasta. Add to soup.                                5. Sprinkle with parsley.
                                                            Source: recipes altered from

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