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Dairy Queen Shuts Down Restaurant After Owner 'Proudly' Uses Racial Slur

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business

Dairy Queen shut down a restaurant in Illinois after police said its owner “proudly admitted” to using a racial slur against a customer last week....

Here's To High School Memories of the Eighties

Erin Mantz | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Erin Mantz

The innocence my friends and I experienced being high school students in the eighties sparks nostalgia for better/simple/easier times gone by.

Georgia Cops Trade Tickets For Treats, Hand Out Ice Cream At Traffic Stops

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

This police department knows how to keep it cool. Officers in Warner Robins, Georgia, issued ice cream treats instead of tickets to residents on Thurs...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dairy Queen

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Dairy Queen is truly as American as apple pie.

Dairy Queen Makes Major Move For Kids' Health

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business

Dairy Queen locations around the country will stop listing soda on kids' menus later this year in a move praised by healthy-eating advocates who have ...

Please Don't Ask Me For Help, The Game Is On

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Savitt

I don't think selfishness comes naturally. I believe it develops over time through socialization and, in all honesty, it doesn't make you a good person just because you donate to a charity (looking at you stuck up rich people). Similarly, it doesn't make you a bad person just because you passed up a volunteer opportunity (more of a note for myself).

McDonald's Pledges to Eliminate Deforestation From Its Entire Supply Chain

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

McDonald's just pledged to only buy food and raw materials from around the world that don't contribute to deforestation, a significant contributor to global warming. Given McDonald's reach, that's a potential game-changer.

Brace Yourself. Free Cone Day At Dairy Queen Is March 16

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.04.2015 | Taste

Nothing tastes as good as free food, especially when it's free ice cream. Dairy Queen is offering lucky customers free vanilla soft serve cones on ...

Dairy Queens

Cynthia Catania | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cynthia Catania

Hostel living reminds me of one particular tour adventure I had. We were touring Ireland with the band, and we played a bar gig somewhere in the country where the fee included housing. Whoa. Never in my life had I stayed in such a place.

The Characters in Black Friday Sales

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.12.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Thanksgiving Thursday is a day to appreciate all the wonderful things we are blessed with. Be it health, family, shelter, a great career or seven unwatched episodes of The A-Team in your Netflix Instant Queue.

Doctor Writes Letter Of Gratitude To Dairy Queen Owner, Moves Her Former Boss To Tears

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.30.2014 | Good News

After years of kindness, this restaurant owner is finding out that no good deed goes unnoticed. Nabiha Islam worked at a Dairy Queen in Markham, O...

14 Things You Didn't Know About Dairy Queen

Thrillist | Posted 10.05.2014 | Taste

For decades upon decades, Dairy Queen has been there for you in the summertime with ice cream, burgers, and the occasional visit from Bill Clinton. But how much do you actually know about this ever-evolving, soft serve-slinging "fan food" behemoth?

Dairy Queen CEO: 'People Need To Be Paid A Fair Wage'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

Another fast-food executive just said something shockingly reasonable about the minimum wage. Dairy Queen CEO John Gainor, in an interview with CN...

New York, Are You Ready To DQ Something Different?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste


Giving Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

To see the honesty and generosity of people like this young worker, whose wages can't be much above the minimum, and a homeless man who has nothing -- it's a reminder that I still have a way to climb before I get to their level.

12 Signs You're From Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We love Illinois and its many quirks. And sometimes you have to have a little fun with all of this.We've compiled 12 sure-ways to tell that you're an Illinoisan.

Healthy Fast Food? Yeah Right, Says New Study

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Despite fast food companies' pledges to up the nutritional quality of their offerings, a new study suggests that little has changed health-wise in the...

Springtime Ritual on Martha's Vineyard: Going to Dairy Queen

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Dairy Queen to the youth of Martha's Vineyard is what the Wailing Wall is to my tribe. It is a prayer. It is an awakening. When DQ opens, everyone is assured that soon they will be able to stow away their winter gear until the next shock of ice.

World's Biggest DQ Opens

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.10.2013 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Dairy Queen has just opened its largest-ever restaurant -- in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Open as of this week, it's one of three Riyadh DQs set to launch before the end of June.

No- Fly Guy

Will Durst | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics
Will Durst

No one said being president was going to be easy. And no one was right. You get yelled at for doing things and you get yelled at for not doing things....

Buffett's Dairy Queen Fights To Stop Rival From Selling Frozen Yogurt 'Blizz' | REUTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

International Dairy Queen Inc, the ice-cream company owned by the billionaire investor's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has asked a court to stop a southern ...

Dairy Queen Blizzard Turns 25

Serious Eats | Posted by Brad Thomas Parsons, April 19, 2010 at 10:30 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home