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This Week On Metro Connection: Love

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We'll tip our hat to Saint Valentine, as we bring you a show all about love. We'll meet a couple whose relationship has survived the hardships of life on the streets, and we'll consider the difficulties of online dating in the nation's capital. Plus, we'll hear from a go-go trumpeter with a long love of the D.C. music scene.  And we'll talk with a couple suing Virginia for the right to marry.

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