The Chicago Cubs are on an absolute tear, sitting in first place in the National League's Central Division, an astounding 12.5 games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals. Even as a life long Cardinals fan, I have to admit that this is Chicago's year and it's been a lot of fun to watch their fans go from the lovable losers who show up to Opening Day toting signs that say "Wait Until Next Year" to a fan base that actually believes they can do it.
The root beer float was invented in 1874 by a Philadelphia soda vendor named Robert McCay Green. As the story goes, Green ran out of ice on a steamy summer day and was forced to improvise. He bought ice cream from a neighboring vendor, mixed it with his root beer, and a new beverage was born.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! No it's not Christmas, it's even better: tomorrow, July 29, is National Chicken Wing Day, and that means a lot of your favorite wing joints are serving up free plates of spicy, tangy and piping-hot chicken wings, straight from the basket into your belly.
National Ice Cream Day is possibly the sweetest summer holiday in the history of the universe, and trust me, we're totally on board with all of the freebies, BOGOs to celebrate everyone's favorite sweet treat on Sunday 7/17.
Happy 7-Eleven Day! In the heat of summer, a cold drink is always a welcome treat, so what could be better than a free Slurpee? In honor of both the 50th anniversary of the iconic frozen drink's conception AND 7-Eleven's 89th birthday, the convenience store is giving out freebies on 7/11/2016.
Raise your hand if you remember being a kid, misbehaving at restaurant. It probably involved clanging silverware or stacking sugar packets and hearing this from your parents: "Knock it off or we're never coming back here!"
Planning on taking out Dad for a Father's Day meal? Head to one of these restaurants for freebies galore!
Is there anything better than free ice cream? We don't think so.
A day at the museum is the perfect family outing. What can go wrong when you combine a day in the city with learning and family fun? Sadly, many of the best museums around the country have steep entrance fees, but if you know where to look, you can find free days at almost every major museum. Here's how.