| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:01 AM
At least two U.S. medical schools so far are early adopters of Dr. Benjamin Lok's and Dr. Carla Pugh's "Robot Butt" for teaching doctors-in-training to properly (and compassionately) administer prostate exams. The robot, bent over a desk...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:32 PM
For some, the release of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte has almost become more of a harbinger of fall than the first signs of foliage. This year, the cult-favorite espresso beverage, made with pumpkin-flavored syrup, steamed milk and topped with pumpkin...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Stop into Starbucks for "happy hour," between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., and get a half-price Frappuccino now through May 12 at participating stores.
The coffee chain welcomes its newest flavor, Caramel Ribbon Crunch: a blend of caramel syrup with...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Beat the heat with one of Starbucks' Refresher Beverages, available for half-price June 27-29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at participating stores.
The "lightly caffeinated" iced Refreshers are made with fruit and green coffee extract. Flavors include Very...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:00 PM
It's a sure sign of fall, whether you're ready for it or not. Starbucks' pumpkin spice latte is back in stores nationwide, as of September 4.
The cult-favorite espresso drink is topped with whipped cream and various spices - clove, cinnamon and nutmeg...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Thirteen of Mohegan Sun's restaurants and food vendors offer special prix-menu menus, discounts and deals for the casino's Restaurant Week Jan. 6-11.
Promotions include a $29.95 four-course dinner at BALLO Italian Restaurant & Social Club; a choice of...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
For the second time this season, Starbucks offers a "BOGO" deal. Stop in Dec. 13 to Dec. 16 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., buy one holiday beverage and get a second one of equal or lesser value free. The deal is valid at participating stores during that...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:37 AM
It's "red cup" time at Starbucks, where the popular seasonal holiday beverages are in full effect.
Starbucks offers a "BOGO" deal Nov. 15 to Nov. 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Buy one holiday beverage, get a second one of equal or lesser value free. The...
| May 10, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Save 50% off Frappuccino's at Starbucks Today, May 10, 2011
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Sure, gas prices have dropped a bit as we enter the early stages of summer. But they're still pretty high.
Or are they?
Via cars.com, Gizmodo stacks up the price of gas against several other commodities.
For example, Coke costs 3.84 a gallon,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Downers Grove officials signed off on a proposal to bring what would be the fourth Starbucks to the village.
Council members voted unanimously April 15 to allow the owners of Finley Square Shopping Center to build a 1,824-square-foot Starbucks next to...