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IHOP offering free pancakes today!

If you like pancakes, most of us do, there’s a restaurant offering them free today. IHOP restaurants are celebrating the chain’s tenth anniversary of National Pancake Day! If you dine in, you get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free eats, “guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities,” according to the IHOP pancake day website. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals reportedly raises funds and awareness... Read More →

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Going to be hot in Burbank today

  It’s going to be a hot one in Burbank today. By 11 a.m. the temperature was already 82 degrees and climbing here in the Media City. The high today is supposed to be in the upper 80s, but it could easily get a lot hotter than that here. The extra warm temps will continue through tomorrow and Thursday — but a cooling trend is expected to kick in by the end of the week. Great day to go out and get a freebie cone of... Read More →

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Shout-out to Ben & Jerry’s. It’s Free Cone Day!

A shout-out to Ben & Jerry’s for celebrating its anniversary, April 8, with Free Cone Day. The free scoops were offered up by the ice cream company on its first anniversary back in 1979. “We’ve kept it up every year since, spreading the peace, love & ice cream around the globe,” according to a statement on the company’s website. This is the kind of celebration you would expect from a company that makes imaginative flavors like “Hazed & Confused,” “Salted Caramel Blondie,” “Chunky Monkey,” and or... Read More →

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McDonald’s free coffee promotion kicks off today

McDonald’s is going after the morning coffee crowd. That’s probably bad news for Starbucks. In a two-week promotion, which kicks off today, McDonald is offering free small McCafé coffee to customers who visit participating outlets during breakfast hours. “This event is McDonald’s way of encouraging new guests to try McCafé coffee while giving our breakfast lovers even more reason to enjoy the great taste of our signature blend,” Greg Watson, senior vice president, McDonald’s US Menu Innovation, said in a news release. The promotion runs today, Monday March 31... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Burbank City Federal Credit Union members were treated to free In-N-Out burgers today in Burbank June 14, 2013

Free In-N-Out burgers in Burbank

The Burbank City Federal Credit Union provided a free lunch to hundreds of its members between 11-and 2 p.m.today. Folks lined up in front of the building to get one of those juicy In-N-Out burgers, chips, and a drink. I spoke with two members of the credit union marketing team, Eric Foster and Joanna Tomlinson, about the event. Tomlinson told me the In-N-Out truck would provide a thousand burgers. However, there are at least 15,000 credit union members. Tomlinson looked around and smiled: “I hope they all don’t show up... Read More →

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Grab a freebie on National Donut Day

In case you didn’t know it — the donut or doughnut — that delicious hole in the center confection — is being celebrated today. Back in 1938, the Salvation Army declared the first Friday of June National Donut Day apparently to honor the women volunteers who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. Now the day is for anyone who enjoys those yummy munchies with the captivating aroma. Despite all the bad press about the calorie load in donuts —... Read More →

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