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Nathan's Famous Celebrates 100 Years in Coney Island

The Original Nathan's hot dog stand was opened in 1916. 100 years later the famous hot dog establishment lives and thrives! »

How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party

Year after year, there is a flurry of excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with an endless series of parties and celebrations. It is the one American race that inspires the spectacle and pageantry of... »

Optical Illusion Puzzles Thousands on Social Media

Optical Illusion Puzzles Thousands on Social Media

A new optical illusion has set social media ablaze and it has nothing to do with the color of a dress. »

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Great news, procrastinators!

Tax Day is Monday, April 18, this year, so last-second filers had a little extra time to knock them out. »

Shelton Family Wins HGTV Dream Home

Shelton Family Wins HGTV Dream Home

The chances of winning the HGTV dream home are one in 127 million, but that was enough for a Shelton family. »

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned... »

Lake Compounce Giving Away Free Tickets

Lake Compounce Giving Away Free Tickets

If you’re in need of a morning coffee, you could also wind up with some free Lake Compounce tickets. »

New Haven to Hold  Dragon Boat Regatta, Food Truck Festival

New Haven to Hold Dragon Boat Regatta, Food Truck Festival

The New Haven Food Truck Festival was a success last year and the city is expanding the event this summer with the addition of the inaugural Dragon Boat Regatta. »

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan and Chicago are the two most expensive places to get married in the United States, but the affair will likely cost a pretty penny no matter the location, according to a new survey. »

Burger King Releases 'Angriest Whopper' Yet

Burger King Releases 'Angriest Whopper' Yet

How hot can you handle?

Burger King diners can now test their limits with the launch of the company's Angriest Whopper which has hot sauced baked right into the red colored bun. »

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