| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Plenty, according to Charles Herbert, who caught me referring to paramedics as "ambulance drivers" in the July 20 column on funeral processions. The kicker is, I did the same thing in a different column several years ago, and Herbert chided me about it...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
The Watchdog has fallen down on the job. It’s been several months since I’ve told you what health inspectors found in area restaurants. Here are the verbatim reports for restaurants and other food businesses that failed inspections recently....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Lessons from the storm: We're lost without power and coffee....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The Dunkin' Donuts' Royal Munchkin, a bite-size doughnut, and Baskin-Robbins’ Baby Shower Cake are the newest menu items being promoted to honor the royal birth. The two quick-serve eateries, both known for sweet treats, are offering the items in...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:16 PM
There's one day a year where tons of local establishments will bend over backwards to offer you special deals and discounts. Check out this list of places to go for free stuff on your birthday.
NOTE: Many of the freebies below require you to sign up for...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Save 75 percent on "Enjoy the City" coupon books with free shipping for a clearance event.
The books, normally $20 each, are $5 with a minimum order of four. Plus, orders of 20 or more will be doubled. Take full advange of this final liquidation offer by...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Dunkin' Donuts is testing gluten-free cinnamon sugar donuts and blueberry muffins in select markets with plans to add the items to the menu by the end of this year. This is good news for those who live with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. And gluten-...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:23 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: In the spirit of sports fellowship—and trash talk—RedEye and the New England Sports Network have set up a columnist showdown. Chicago vs. Boston. Blackhawks vs. Bruins. Bag Boy vs. NESN hockey writer Mike Cole. Have at it,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A woman on her way to work died after her car crashed into a house in Burbank early this morning, authorities said.
Marlene Walter, 59, was headed to her manager's job at a Dunkin Donuts in Chicago when her Pontiac hit a home in the 5400 block of South...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:41 AM
National Doughnut Day, celebrated on the first Friday of June, was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.
That's according to Dunkin' Donuts, which is offering guests a...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:47 AM
As a lover of doughnuts, I'm surprised I didn't know this. But apparently, National Doughnut Day is today. It's an annual holiday that goes back to 1938 as -- according to different sources -- a fundraiser or to honor the women of the Salvation Army who...