| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Backstory: My parents reluctantly left me at home while they went to a relative’s funeral in Ohio because I was after all, 13, and mostly because I had a major test at school that day. They gave me a list of chores to get finished before they came...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids can start to look beyond chicken nuggets and macaroni-and-cheese.
At least 19 large restaurant chains — including Burger King, Chili's, IHOP and Friendly's —...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Well, where else would you celebrate National French Fries Day but on the Ocean City boardwalk, shoving down handfuls of Thrashers fries. (Don't forget the vinegar!) I guess you could go to Belgium, where the idea of cooking potatoes in oil is believed to...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Happy Nationl French Fry Day!
Yep, today we celebrate the deliciousness of the fried potato and no matter how you slice them or eat them, we Americans love our fries.
In fact, the average American eats about 29 lbs. of fries annually. Damn, that's...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Rainbow Toad Rediscovered, Photographed for First Time
A colorful, toxic toad that was last seen 87 years ago—and never photographed—has been rediscovered in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Called the Sambas stream toad or Bornean rainbow...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:40 AM
"No, I won't condemn anyone for putting ketchup on a hot dog. This is the land of the free. And if someone wants to put ketchup on a hot dog and actually eat the awful thing, that is their right. It is also their right to put mayo or chocolate syrup or...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:41 PM
I’m not sure I knew what Peruvian food was until my husband took me to Mamitas Peruvian restaurant in Glendale about five years ago. One taste of their spicy green chili sauce and tasty entrees and I was hooked.
The modest setting of the...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:51 PM
She’s played in indie horror films, in plenty of tough girl roles, and with multiple theater groups, and she recently “signed a contract in blood” (her words!) with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. Julia Pickens, 27, has been acting...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Some Baltimore are residents and business owners are feeling like they were sandbagged -- by the media, by the government agencies.
That feeling, of having been needlessly duped into both provision-making and plan-canceling, was the talk of the social...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - "Mom, our teacher told us that we might not have potatoes on the school menu very much anymore," my 13-year-old daughter announced at our dinner table. She didn't sound very happy about it.
"That hasn't been decided yet," I said.
| Nov 11, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Free Bus Tour 2) Free Fries for "FRYDay" from McDonald's
CitySights NY, the leading sightseeing bus tour in New York City is offering WPIX viewers a chance to experience...