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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 03:16 PM EST

How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day Flowers

Valentine's Day may be one of the few times per year that you go out and buy fresh flowers, but that is no excuse for rookie mistakes. The gift of flowers is a reminder that you are thinking of someone and Feb. »

Starbucks' New Drinks Can Be Your Valentine

Starbucks' New Drinks Can Be Your Valentine

Only have eyes for coffee (and chocolate) this Valentine's Day? Good news! Starbucks has three delicious, new beverages to take the place of a significant other, while you're still waiting to bump into... »

Burberry to Sell Straight From Catwalk

Burberry to Sell Straight From Catwalk

Luxury retailer Burberry says it will combine its menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into a single presentation twice a year and allow buyers to purchase items right off the runway. »

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker... »

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory... »

No Child Left Inside Winter Festival

No Child Left Inside Winter Festival

If you're looking for some outdoor winter fun for your family Saturday, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is hosting a winter festival in Torrington. »

New McDonald's Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

New McDonald's Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more caloric... »

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant... »

Throwback: Board Game Cafe Coming to New Haven

Throwback: Board Game Cafe Coming to New Haven

Gamers in New Haven are in for a throwback surprise this month: a board game cafe. »

12 Adoptable CT Pups Promote Puppy Bowl

12 Adoptable CT Pups Promote Puppy Bowl

Before you watch the Broncos and the Panthers duke it out in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, how about a round of "a-paws" for Connecticut puppies picked to play in a dogged football game for the doggone cute... »

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Penguin Plunge 2016
We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to... Read more
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