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Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:02 PM PDT

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Baseball-Themed Mobile Games

It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned... »

NYC Celebrates St. Patrick's Day at 255th Parade

Hundreds of thousands of revelers and marchers decked out in shamrocks and all shades of green crowded onto Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Thursday to celebrate the 255th New York City St. »

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

Shamrock's Good Luck: St. Patrick's Day Quiz

March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. More than a cause for good cheer, »

St. Patrick's Day Through the Years

St. Patrick's Day Through the Years

Each year, millions of emerald-clad revelers across the U.S. take to the streets to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Whether it's attending New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade on March 17-- the oldest and... »

Chick-fil-A Creates 'Cell Phone Coop Challenge'

Chick-fil-A Creates 'Cell Phone Coop Challenge'

Chick-fil-A locations across the country have started a "Cell Phone Coop Challenge" to encourage customers to spend less time on their smartphones, and more time with their families. »

Ice Cream is the Latest Free Spring Treat

What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a sweet treat? Ben & Jerry's is the latest company to offer up some free goodies with its annual Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday. Dairy Queen,... »

St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers

St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers

On March 17, millions of people across the United States, Irish or not, will revel in the celebration of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Here are some numbers that look at the history, the money,... »

Ben & Jerry's Introduces 3 New Ice Cream Flavors

Ben & Jerry's Introduces 3 New Ice Cream Flavors

Ben & Jerry's took to its new Snapchat account to announce the addition of three new flavors to its popular "Core" series. The new flavors are a "twist on some classic baked goods" with "decadent chunks... »

IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day Tues.

IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day Tues.

Enjoy a free short stack of pancakes and help a worthy cause. »

Let it Rain! Prince to Play Again in Oakland

Let it Rain! Prince to Play Again in Oakland

After what fans and reviewers described as a killer Prince concert at the Paramont Theatre in Oakland, the popular and mysterious singer will be playing again on Friday, according to promoter Live Nation... »

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