<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:25:51 -0700 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:25:51 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:31:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

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<![CDATA[Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ice-cream-stock-79772399.jpg
Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins.

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<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Free Cone Day]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:41:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/dairyqueenfreeconedaymarch16.jpg
Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years in business with a Free Cone Day. On Monday, March 16, the chain, which was founded in 1940, will be handing out soft-serve vanilla cones, the classic bread-and-butter of the...

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<![CDATA[Raunchy Game Cards Against Humanity Hits the Web With Free App]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:41:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. A new website called CardsAgainstOriginality.com offers a free version of the game on all web browsers on computers and mobile devices, though it wasn't...]]>
<![CDATA[Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats ]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:00:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Peep+Milk+Flavors.jpg
Now you can eat your peeps and drink them, too. Prairie Farms, a dairy company in Illinois, has teamed up with Peeps to deliver peeps-flavored milk.

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<![CDATA[IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:44:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/national+pancake+day1.jpg
Enjoy a free short stack of pancakes and help a worthy cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Popular "Cruffin" Recipe Stolen From San Francisco Bakery]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:12:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0227-2015-Cruffin.jpg
Binders containing hundreds of sweet recipes mysteriously disappeared overnight from Mr. Holmes Bakeshop, a three-month-old start-up in San Francisco's Tenderloin that's growing in popularity.

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<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:29:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[Berkeley's The Lonely Island Performs "Everything is Awesome" at the Oscars]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:49:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Lonely+Island+088.JPG
Berkeley high graduates Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone performed "Everything is Awesome" for the 2015 Academy Awards.

Photo Credit: Mark Coplan/ Berkeley Unified School District
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<![CDATA[McDonald's Chicken Selects Returns]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+chicken+selects.jpg
Watch out, Chicken McNuggets. Soon there will be a new breaded chicken dish in the house.

McDonald's announced Wednesday that Chicken Selects will return to menus nationwide next month.

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<![CDATA["The Breakfast Club" Coming to Bay Area Theaters for 30th Anniversary]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:21:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/breakfastfathom.jpg
John Hughes' 1985 film The Breakfast Club will screen in Bay Area theaters for two days in March to celebrate the 30th anniversary.

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<![CDATA["Fifty Shades of Grey" Distracts Sacramento Drivers]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/50ShadesDriveThru.jpg
Opening weekend for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" included some unwilling viewers. The movie is being shown at the West Wind Drive-In theater in Sacramento, right off Highway 50.

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<![CDATA[Trailer Park Boys Stop at Oakland's Paramount Theatre]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:50:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/trailerparkboysorg.jpg
Trailer Park Boys will bring their Still Drunk, High & Unemployed Tour to Oakland's Paramount Theatre on February 17.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Flash Mob Tango's in LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:45:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Terminal-Tango-021515.JPG
A group of 40 local dancers took the tango to a SoCal airport terminal on Sunday to spread the Valentine's Day spirit.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke ]]>
<![CDATA[True Love, Caught on Camera: Creative Public Proposals Go Viral]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:41:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ellen+proposal.jpg
As Valentine's Day approaches we decided to take a look at public marriage proposals over the past year.
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<![CDATA[Dog Runs Away From Home, Tracks Down Owner With Cancer in Hospital]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 04:53:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_hospitaldog0212001_700x394.jpg
A miniature Schnauzer ran away from its Iowa home to track down its owner, who was recovering from cancer in a nearby hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.]]>
<![CDATA["Death Star" is Legoland's Latest Mega Addition]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:51:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Death+Star+Legoland.JPG
Legoland's latest attraction is made up of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, weighs more than 1,900 pounds and took a crew of construction workers to assemble.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Musician Wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/npr-th.jpg
An Oakland musician whose soulful blues-y twang beat out 7,000 other video entries took home the unprecedented title of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest.
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<![CDATA[Hayward Hopes a Little Humor Might Slow Down Drivers]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:45:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/signs2.jpg
A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/beachProposal.jpg
Photos: 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:43:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/TC_HighRes1_EmilioVigilCROP.jpg
Playwright Tracie Collins has been inspired by Oakland's child prostitution problem to create a stage show called "Cold Piece of Werk."

Photo Credit: Emilio Vigil
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<![CDATA[New Music Video of Slain Rapper Emerges]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:48:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/jackafreewayvideo.jpg
A new music video featuring slain Bay Area rapper The Jacka and frequent collaborative partner Freeway has been released. There has been no movement in the murder case.

Photo Credit: Empire Distribution
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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Newest "SNL" Ice Cream: Wayne'Swirled]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:12:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/229*120/wayneswirled.jpg
In celebration of "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary, Ben & Jerry's unveiled two "SNL" sketch-inspired flavors: Lazy Sunday and Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch.

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<![CDATA[Andy Samberg: From Bay Area to "SNL"]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:59:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/samberg-roots.jpg
Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Mark Coplan says when Andy Samberg was a teenager, he and his other "SNL" friends – Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone – were hilarious, and bound for comedy stardom.

Photo Credit: Mark Coplan / Berkeley Unified School District
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<![CDATA[Say "I Love You" With Your Smartphone This Valentine's Day]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:07:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/valentines-chocolate-469002943.jpg
Want to make your Valentine feel extra special? Skip the usual postcards at the pharmacy and instead create a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day card using an app. Here are ten easy apps that offer fun and unique...

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<![CDATA[No Winner for Powerball, Jackpot Rises to $360 Million]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 03:32:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1757444901.jpg
Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing.

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<![CDATA[Grateful Dead Fans Flood Stinson Beach With Mail]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:05:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/86272000.jpg
Fans of the Grateful Dead seeking tickets to the final shows at Chicago's Soldier Field from July 3 to 5 were asked to send a request to Stinson Beach. Some 60,000 did.

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<![CDATA["Better Off Dead" Live Reading Set For SF Sketchfest]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:02:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Savage-Steve-Holland-photo.jpg
Savage Dynamite—could be a one hit wonder from MTV’s video heyday, but actually it’s the union of two teen comedy cult icons, Savage Steve Holland and Napoleon Dynamite.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Auction of Big Mac Special Sauce Draws 5-Figure Bids]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 02:02:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+sign+new+1.jpg
A Big Mac may only cost a few dollars at McDonald’s, but when it comes to the fast food chain’s Big Mac Special Sauce things get pricey.
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<![CDATA["Ugh! That Newsweek Cover": Silicon Valley Women Respond]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:22:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/newsweekmain.jpg
Newsweek's latest cover on "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" sparked a firestorm Thursday — on Twitter and in Silicon Valley — with some accusing the magazine of taking on sexism in tech with a sexist...]]>
<![CDATA[Dogs, Residents Break World Record with Doggie Yoga Class]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:04:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DoggieYogaWEBIMG_2-PIC_0.jpg
On Sunday, people and pups from around the community came together at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center to set the record.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Doc Tells History of Silicon Valley]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:25:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/11-19-2013-san-jose-city-hall.jpg
Haven't you always wanted to learn more about San Jose? The queen city of the Bay Area receives the documentary treatment in a new film.

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<![CDATA[Target Launches New Plus-Size Line]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:51:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/240*120/AVA+VIV+Header.jpg
Target has announced plans to unveil a new clothing line designed specifically for plus-size women. The line, expected to arrive in mid-February, was designed by Target's in-house design team and features...

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<![CDATA[Sad Monkey Consoled by Pal]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:08:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/012215+comforting+monkeys.jpg
Think you had a bad day? Try trading places with this sad little monkey.

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<![CDATA[Grateful Dead Fans Mail Decorated Envelopes for Ticket Orders]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:14:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/199*120/85921011.jpg
Grateful Dead fans are going the extra mile as they try to get tickets to the band’s highly anticipated farewell anniversary performance at Soldier Field in Chicago this summer.

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<![CDATA[Oreo Dresses Up for Valentine's Day With New Flavor]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:00:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/oreo+red+velvet+1200.jpg
Oreos are dressing up for Valentine’s Day. The treat dubbed “milk’s favorite cookie” has a new look and flavor, one that is popular among foodies—Red Velvet. The chocolate cookies are now red and have a...]]>
<![CDATA[100 Cases of Beer at Your Door? There's an App for That]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:54:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bud+Light+App.jpg
Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Anheuser-Busch has introduced a new app where beer lovers can get Bud Light delivered to their home in less than an hour. The free app "Bud Light Button" provides D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Grateful Dead Announces "Last-Ever" Performance]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:49:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/gratefuldead.jpg
The four living members of the Grateful Dead have announced plans for a celebratory performance at Soldier Field for the band’s 50th anniversary, a star-studded show that is set to be the original members'...

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<![CDATA[Burning Man Pre-Sale Tickets Available... For $800]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:26:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BURNING-MAN-VO---00000618.jpg
A limited amount of Burning Man pre-sale tickets are on sale this week.

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