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Monday, May 23, 2016 at 01:51 PM CDT

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! »

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. »

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 the Chicago River Being Dyed in Less Than 60 Seconds

For over 40 years, the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers have dyed the Chicago River green to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration. »

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,... »

'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. »

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. »

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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