Two Dunkin' Franchisees Fined Nearly $400K for Child Labor Law Violations
Two Dunkin’ franchisees are facing a combined $372,000 in fines for numerous child labor violations, Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell’s office announced Thursday. Courtney Donuts and its manager Steven Catalano were issued four citations totaling over $222,000 for failing to obtain valid work permits, employing minors after 8 p.m. without adult supervision, having 16- or 17-year-olds work over nine…
Ben Affleck's New Dunkin' Ad Pokes Fun at Matt Damon
The newly-minted Dunkin’ pitchman is currently appearing in his second commercial for the donut-and-coffee chain, after his initial Super Bowl spot, also featuring his wife Jennifer Lopez, won near-universal praise.
Reaction to the New Dunkin' Breakfast Taco Has Been…Spicy
Dunkin’ announced on Wednesday that the fast food chain was getting into the taco game with a new option for their breakfast menu and the reaction was mixed, to say the least. NBC10 Boston followers on Facebook were none too pleased with this development. “Please don’t Dunkin, your food is already terrible,” Matt Gorman said. “Please stick to bad...
Like It or Not, Dunkin' Is Getting Into the Taco Business
Tacos at Dunkin’? Really? The mega-donut chain probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you’re thinking about Mexican food. But the fast food giant is indeed getting into the taco business. “Get ready to taco ’bout a delicious new breakfast at Dunkin’!” the company said in a press release Wednesday, the first day the new Dunkin’s...
Watch Ben Affleck's Dunkin' Ad Outtakes: ‘I'm Trying to Compensate With Comedy'
You’ve seen the Super Bowl ad, now go behind the scene of Ben Affleck’s Dunkin’ drive-thru commercial that was shot here in the Boston area. Video shared Monday by the Massachusetts-based coffee giant shows more of Affleck working the window at a Medford location, joking with shocked customers and admittedly “struggling” to work the cash register. Affleck appears to...
See Which Part of New England Boasts the Most Dunkin' Locations
Dunkin’ is not just in the northeast anymore. It’s everywhere these days. But have you ever wondered which parts of the country have the most Dunkin’ locations? It’s probably not surprising that the northeast continues to have the highest Dunkin’ density — it’s where the chain started, after all, and it’s so much a part of the region’s DNA...
People Are Upset About the New Dunkin' Loyalty Program
People who frequent Dunkin’, particularly those from the New England region, are historically pretty loyal to the coffee franchise. But changes to Dunkin’s reward system are sending people into an uproar. The popular chain has launched Dunkin’ Rewards, which replaces its old DD Perks system. Both systems allow customers to save up points by buying things, and then use...
Original Dunkin' in Quincy Hosting Grand Reopening With Free Coffee Giveaway
The original Dunkin’ store in Quincy is celebrating its grand reopening Wednesday, and some lucky customers will walk away with free coffee for an entire year. The iconic restaurant will be showcasing its recent remodel Wednesday, which includes new features like a cold beverage tap system, all while staying true to the location’s classic roots. After a ribbon cutting...
Original Dunkin' Reopening, Offering Coffee Giveaway
100 lucky customers today will be eligible for free coffee for an entire year.
Brits Offer a Spot of Light Banter on Boston Tea Party's Anniversary
What’s a little tea spilled between friends? Thursday was the 248th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, and the United Kingdom’s consulate in Boston didn’t let the occasion go unnoticed. The Tea Party, of course, took place when Boston colonists led by Samuel Adams snuck aboard a ship and threw imported British tea into the harbor to protest British...