| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:56 AM
It's late in the day, but I'm guessing it's just the right time to fight off the afternoon doldrumns with a shopping break. Am I right?
- Groupon is offering another big national retail deal: $10 gets you a $20 voucher for Old Navy, in-store only. You...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The theme of this year's Orange County Fair, which starts Friday, is "Let's Eat!" For many, that's the theme each year and a great reason to visit the fair.
Put healthy eating aside for a day (or two) and fill up on battered, deep-fried, jumbo-sized...
| Jul 14, 2011
Only Jeff Garlin could get away with doing an entire show about his giving up sweet stuff — even titling the show "No Sugar Tonight" — while swigging from a bottle of Gatorade.
The thematic disconnect was particularly egregious because, by...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:10 PM
For the self-proclaimed "mad scientists" of the Orange County Fair, their latest creation drew many interested, if not wary, visitors eager to try their latest concoction: the deep-fried Kool-Aid.
Chicken Charlie's has been a fairgrounds staple for the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:42 AM
In an era when everyone is trying to trim down, Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino is going the other way, by rewarding those people who make the scale groan every time they step on it. On Tuesday, slot players will receive 10 cents in free play for...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:56 PM
On Thursday, Sept. 29, customers can get a free medium cup of coffee from 7-Eleven stores between 7 and 11 a.m.
Krispy Kreme also is joining the free coffee action all day on Thursday. The offer is good for a free 12-ounce house coffee blend. No purchase...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Hampton Roads loves Krispy Kreme!
The region came in fifth among the top 10 markets using Krispy Kreme’s Hot Light App for finding store locations and checking when hot doughnuts are available.
Since the company launched its app in December...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Or if not an ode, how about a haiku?
Deep-fried Kool-Aid? No.
Burger with donuts for buns?
Sales pitch worked. Taste? Meh.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Get ready for a full weekend buzz – National Coffee Day is Saturday and there are freebies and bargains aplenty.
Coffee consumption is up 7% from 2011, according to a report from the National Coffee Assn. Researchers this year found that java...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:25 AM
It's National Doughnut Day.
You get a free doughnut at Dunkin' Donuts with the purchase of a beverage. And Krispy Kreme is just plain old giving a free doughnut to anyone who comes in, with no purchase necessary. But ake a look at the stressed-out...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Consider, while on your third doughnut of the morning, the massive industry behind the popular pastries celebrated Friday on National Donut Day and by police officers and Homer Simpson on every other day.
The holiday, which takes place on the first...