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Oakland Zoo Animals Get to Eat Squished Fruit Damaged in Produce Truck Wreck

Talk about not letting roadkill go to waste. The elephants, giraffes and bears at the Oakland Zoo got to nosh on African jackfruit and bananas Wednesday thanks to a overturned big rig that dumped 60,000... »

New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

The uber-popular Seattle-based coffee chain has created a mobile app that will allow their customers to order and pay for their drink prior to arriving to the store »

Take a Bite – It’s National Hot Dog Day

Take a Bite – It’s National Hot Dog Day

Whether you like yours with ketchup, mustard, relish, Coney Island sauce or something else, there are plenty of places to celebrate this afternoon. »

New Restaurant Planned for Mohegan Sun Site

New Restaurant Planned for Mohegan Sun Site

A Pennsylvania-based restaurant and sports bar plans to open its first restaurant in New England and broke ground near Mohegan Sun casino on Tuesday. »

ConnectiCon Opens in Hartford

ConnectiCon Opens in Hartford

ConnectiCon comes to Hartford through July 13. »

Danbury Celebrates the Beatles This Weekend

Danbury Celebrates the Beatles This Weekend

Danbury will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ arrival in the U.S. this weekend. »

Michelle Obama Style Guide

Michelle Obama Style Guide

The first lady proves she's first in fashion. »

It’s National Junk Food Day

It’s National Junk Food Day

Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer something salty, some snacking favorites are made right here in Connecticut. »

Hershey Raising Prices on Candy as Costs Rise

Hershey Raising Prices on Candy as Costs Rise

Candy maker Hershey Co. says its 2014 profit will be around the low end of its earlier forecast, and it is raising prices as costs rise. The company said Tuesday that prices for ingredients such as cocoa, dairy... »

Stores Offer Free Slurpees, Sandwiches and Discounted Doughnuts

Stores Offer Free Slurpees, Sandwiches and Discounted Doughnuts

Who doesn't like free food?

This week, 7-11, Chick-Fil-A and Krispy Kreme are offering some pretty great deals on free snacks, drinks, sandwiches and more. »

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