It’s February again and love is in the air. What better way to celebrate the season than with a good romantic comedy and a handful of books? To help you decide what to watch and what to read, we’ve gone ahead and paired together some of our favorite movies with some of our Arcadia and The History Press titles.
Watch: Sleepless in Seattle
Read: Baltimore Beer: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing; Seattle Chocolatiers
Settle in for this flick with a good drink, some chocolate, and your perfect companion books. Spread the love with this long-distance romance from Baltimore to Seattle with Baltimore Beer
and Seattle Chocolatiers
Watch: My Best Friend’s Wedding
Read: Forgotten Chicago
As you travel to Chicago with Julia Roberts for an unforgettable wedding, flip through the pages of Forgotten Chicago
for a look at the city beyond the big screen.
Watch: Silver Linings Playbook
Read: Fading Ads of Philadelphia
Dance through the streets of Philadelphia with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence while you flip through the pages of Forgotten Ads of Philadelphia
to get a different view of the city.
Watch: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Read: Walks in My New York: A Story in Paintings, Photographs, and Text
Take a walk through the backyard of Holly Golightly with Walks in My New York
. Take in the sights through screen and page.
Watch: You’ve Got Mail
Read: Fading Ads of New York City
As you watch the love grow in this story revolving around Big vs Small Business, take a look at the pages of Fading Ads of New York City
to get a feel for yesterday’s businesses in the city.
Watch: Say Anything
Read: Seattle Radio
This summer romance will have you falling in love with music. So make like John Cusack and hold the music in your hands with a copy of Seattle Radio.
If you still can’t get enough of Punxsutawney after reliving the same day over and over with Bill Murray, Around Punxsutawney
is the solution. And if you need a break from the weather-predicting animal, not to worry. The book goes far beyond the history of the holiday to include something for everyone.
Watch: When Harry Met Sally
Read: Route 66 in Chicago
After you’ve traveled through the years with Harry and Sally, head back to where it all began and set off on your own adventure with Route 66 in Chicago
Watch: Annie Hall
Read: Historic Amusement Parks of Long Island: 118 Miles of Memories
Take a trip down Memory Lane and visit Annie Hall’s childhood home in Coney Island with Historic Amusement Parks of Long Island: 118 Miles of Memories
Read: Seattle Fire Department
While you watch this Washington fire chief try his hardest to get the girl, flip through the pages of Seattle Fire Department
to get an idea of what goes on when there aren’t hearts to be won.