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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 04:49 PM EST

Millennials Drink Almost Half the Wine Bought in America

American millennials are buying more wine, which is helping to spur the wine industry, NBC News reported. The group, between the ages of 21 to 38, consumed almost 160 million cases, or 42 percent, of all... »

Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. But whether you're in a relationship or not, Americans have no problem spending big for the holiday... »

How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day Flowers

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. »

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. »

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... »

Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts

Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts

Forget the overpriced floral bouquets and cheap drugstore chocolates and give your loved one a unique gift that will make them swoon on Valentine's Day. From the posh to the practical, here are some gift... »

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. »

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... »

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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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