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2014-08-13 20:22:17

Partner with Brightmoor Alliance and Kroger Supermarkets to Host Coney Island Play Day for Community Youth LISLE, Ill., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! made a trip to the Motor City this week bringing with them a little piece of Coney Island. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive partnered with Brightmoor Alliance to bring Ready. Set. PLAY. to the Detroit area. Nathan's and...

2014-07-23 20:21:49

Kroger Supermarkets Help Host Coney Island-Themed Play Day for Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis LISLE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought some summer fun and a little slice of Coney Island to the students of Paramount School of Excellence and its surrounding community this week. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive celebrated the school and their...

2014-07-03 08:22:43

Kobayashi, Patrick Bertoletti & Four Other Record-Setting Eaters in World's First Bunless Dog Competition NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 230 FIFTH, Manhattan's largest rooftop bar, will make history and redefine the hot dog category in competitive eating on July 4(th) at 1 p.m. by serving up the world's first official contest to determine the number of dogs without buns the competitors can consume in 10 minutes. Traditionally, hot dog eating competitions challenge...

2014-05-14 16:26:49

Coney Island-Themed Event Launches Program Celebrating Active Play LISLE, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought a little piece of Coney Island Tuesday to the students of Keysor Elementary School and the surrounding Kirkwood community, a suburb of St. Louis. The world famous hot dog company and national non-profit honored the school with a night of carnival-like fun to launch Ready. Set. PLAY., a program that celebrates active play and the...

2011-06-27 13:17:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepto-Bismol announced today that for the second year in a row, Independence Day is marked by red, white and ... PINK? In an act of true gastro-patriotism, Pepto-Bismol has decided to be the stomach-remedy sponsor of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest for the second year in a row. To make this contest a celebration to remember, Pepto-Bismol has enlisted the help of grill master and celebrity Nick Cannon to...

2011-06-21 04:20:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raise the flag and light the grill - it's hot dog season across America! "You can't have summertime without hot dogs. They're part of America's culinary DNA," says Janet Sweeney, marketing director for Specialty Foods Group, which makes Nathan's Famous hot dogs sold in supermarkets nationwide. "We have to really gear up for July 4th because it's America's biggest hot dog eating holiday." The company will turn out more than 1.5 million Nathan's...

2011-01-19 09:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's top athletes will descend on Dallas on Tuesday, February 1, to compete in one of the year's biggest sporting events: The Wingstop World Wing-Eating Championship. The winner of the 12-minute all-you-can-eat event will take home the lion's share of a $10,000 cash purse. The number-one-ranked eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, will compete in the event. Chestnut, who has consumed 182 wings in 30 minutes in competition, won his...

2010-05-04 04:20:00

CHICAGO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- What's it like to eat with the big dogs? Nathan's Famous all-beef hot dogs invites everyone to taste the excitement surrounding the 94th annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest held in Coney Island, NY - including a chance to help judge the competition. The excitement begins at www.nathanssweepstakes.com, where visitors can vie for prizes, test their virtual eating skills, and enter to win a trip to New York City to be a...

2009-07-04 14:17:42

Defending Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut says he practiced hard to successfully retain his crown Saturday in New York. The 25-year-old told the New York Daily News he went into the annual Fourth of July competition in Coney Island confident he would repeat as the hot dog-eating champion of the world. I've been practicing hard, Chestnut said wolfing down a personal high with 68 hot dogs. I knew it would be hard to beat me. Chestnut said despite going against six-time...

2009-07-01 05:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Apple. And now The Big Hot Dog. With Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog eating contest in town this Saturday, Coney Island will be invaded by New York and International Hot Dog lovers to watch the best eat the most hot dogs and buns in ten minutes flat. Speaking of Hot Dog lovers, Canadian Filmmaker dougieluv tries to Understand America's Fascination with Hot Dogs here in New York City, by testing the best dogs in the city....


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