News, entertainment, opinion, and whatever sparks interest in Burbank the Media City
Fronnie Lewis - Editor

Tag Archives | deals

7-Eleven Bring Your Own Cup graphic courtesy PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc

7-Eleven bring your own cup deal starts today

A good day to drop by a 7-Eleven and get your Slurpee on! The convenience store ‘s popular Slurpee drink is turning 50 this year. As part of the celebration, 7-Eleven stores are offering Slurpee fans the opportunity to bring in their own cups, today and tomorrow, from 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and fill them up with their favorite flavor for only $1.50. This is the second annual “Bring Your Own Cup Day” at 7-Eleven. “Last year’s BYOCup Day... Read More →

Tags: , , ,

military clip art

Baskin-Robbins honors U.S. military with special ice cream flavor

Those scoop happy folks at Baskin-Robbins are celebrating the U.S. military community all month-long with their November flavor of the month, First Class Camouflage, according to a news release. This new flavor is a combination of chocolate, salty caramel, and cake-flavored ice creams. You can order the new flavored scoops the usual way in a cup or on a cone, or you can go for a camouflage waffle cone or waffle bowl, which are decorated green, brown, and tan. If you want to really load up... Read More →

Tags: , , , ,

Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Baskin-Robbins 1201 South Victory Boulevard Burbank June 3, 2014

NAACP makes a deal for more African American franchise owners

NAACP is partnering with the parent company of Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin’ Donuts to increase the number of franchises owned by African Americans. Today the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced an agreement with Dunkin’ Brands Inc. to create the Diversity Franchising Initiative, according to a posting on Dunkin’ Brands website. “Franchising can be a powerful economic tool that further enables the African American community and others to realize the American dream of business ownership,” said Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of... Read More →

Tags: , , , , ,

Los Angeles Clippers logo

Los Angeles Clippers sold for $2 billion?

Another shocking development in the Los Angeles Clippers/Donald Sterling saga tonight.  ESPN is reporting there is now an agreement between the Sterling Family Trust and  billionaire businessman Steve Ballmer. The former CEO of Microsoft  apparently has won the bidding war for the Clippers with an offer of $2 billion. Yes, that’s billion with a “b”.  Ballmer is worth at least $20 billion, according to Forbes. Also other media, including the L.A. Times,  are saying Ballmer has come out on top in the fight... Read More →

Tags: , , , , ,

hollywood_sign_lights1

Script sales and deals: Popular toys to get Hollywood treatment

Toys are still hot properties in Tinseltown. The offsprings of some notorious monsters are about to get the glitter and glam treatment from the creators of the hit TV shows, “Gossip Girl” and “The O.C.” Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage have signed on to write and produce a Universal project based on the popular Mattel toyline, Monster High, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The toyline focuses on the teenaged children of the Wolfman, Dracula, and Frankenstein; and the trials and tribulations they face in high school. Introduced in 2010... Read More →

Tags: , , ,

Netflix logo

Disney makes major deal with Netflix

Netflix, the popular online movie service, has scored a huge deal with the Walt Disney Company. In a news release today, Disney announced a “… new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run live-action and animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios.”  The deal begins with 2013 direct-to-video releases and 2016 big screen feature films. “Disney and Netflix have shared a long and mutually beneficial relationship and this deal will bring to our... Read More →

Tags: , , , , , ,

Baskin-Robbins 31 Cent Scoop Night honors firefighters

FLLewis/A Writer’s Groove – Burbank (31 Cent Scoop Night 2007) Most folks love a bargain, especially when it comes to treats like ice cream. In these cost conscious times, Baskin-Robbins’ third annual 31 Cent Scoop Night on April 29, 2009 is even more enticing. Nationwide, the chain’s ice cream shops will be dishing up or handing out cones topped with small scoops for a reduced price of 31 cents each, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This is a Baskin-Robbins promotion as well as a fundraiser for firefighter charities. Baskin-Robbins reportedly will donate... Read More →

Tags: , , ,