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Monday, May 23, 2016 at 02:51 PM EDT

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! »

'Married on the Move': Couple Weds on NBC's 'Today'

'Married on the Move': Couple Weds on NBC's 'Today'

One lucky couple got "married on the move" in front of NBC's "Today" show's audience Thursday morning. The "big fat" wedding celebration was in honor of the March release of Universal Picture's "My Big Fat Greek... »

The Best Easter Chocolate, as Decided by a Toddler

The Best Easter Chocolate, as Decided by a Toddler

What's the best Easter chocolate? NBC News asked a 3-year-old who hasn't been allowed to eat that much candy. For their test, consumer reporter Ben Popken and his son Milo came up with an exacting scientific... »

St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Add Irish Flavor

Celebrating St. Patrick's is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick's Day festivities. »

No Booze Allowed on Metro-North on St. Patrick’s Day

No Booze Allowed on Metro-North on St. Patrick’s Day

Metro-North is warning anyone who will be taking the trains on Saint Patrick’s Day to leave the booze at home or MTA police might confiscate it. »

McDonald's Is Rolling Out Rewards Program

McDonald's Is Rolling Out Rewards Program

The loyalty program will be a feature on an updated smartphone app McDonald’s plans to release at the end of the year or in early 2017, Forbes reported. »

WATCH: Timelapse of Chicago River Turning Green for St. Patrick's Day

For more than 40 years, the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers have dyed the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration. The union began dumping dye into the river at 9 a.m. »

NYC Celebrates St. Patrick's Day at 255th Parade

Hundreds of thousands of revelers and marchers decked out in shamrocks and all shades of green crowded onto Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Thursday to celebrate the 255th New York City St. »

Ice Cream is the Latest Free Spring Treat

What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a sweet treat? Ben & Jerry's is the latest company to offer up some free goodies with its annual Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday. Dairy Queen,... »

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. More than a cause for good cheer, »

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Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast for the 2016 Comcast Cares Day Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, April 30 from 9.a.m to noon in the Westfarms Mall parking lot. Read more
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