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By adamg - 3/7/24 - 12:09 pm
Guy holding a Dunkin' Donuts Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Look at how flat the bottom of that top waffle is.

A federal appeals court has upheld the denial of a design patent to two inventors for a waffle that's flat on the bottom, concluding there was proof somebody had already come up with that idea: A review some guy posted on YouTube of the Dunkin' Donuts Belgian Waffle Sandwich - which he hated. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/23 - 3:50 pm

All About Beer reports Dunkin' has stopped shipping its spiked coffee-like beverage to stores for now because Mass. Bay Brewery, which makes the stuff, is holding off new shipments due to "the detection of an off flavor," related to preservatives in the brew.

H/t Drew.

By adamg - 10/22/23 - 1:41 pm

Update: Ye unobservant ed somehow completely forgot about the America's Food Basket-adjacent Dunk's!

Via the Hyde Park Facebook group comes news that the Dunkin' Donuts across from the 7/11 (where the Store 24 used to be) on Hyde Park Avenue is closing for renovations (i.e., Scandinavian design and those frou-frou coffee taps) tomorrow,

Fortunately, there's another Dunk's just up Hyde Park Avenue, less than a mile away, in the America's Food Basket strip mall.

By adamg - 10/21/23 - 5:15 pm
Christmas tree decorated for Halloween

Festive dual-season holiday tree at the Dunkin' Donuts on Washington Street in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 6/16/23 - 9:12 pm

A federal judge today dismissed what was meant to be a class-action suit against Dunkin' Donuts over alleged overcharging on its mobile app because the only listed plaintiff in the initial complaint and Dunkin' Donuts are both based in Massachusetts, and federal class-action law requires at least one party to be in a different state. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/23 - 11:01 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the Dunkin' at 951 Bennington St. re-open its outdoor patio. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/23 - 10:16 am
A Dunkin app summary from February showing unexplained hidden charge

After reading about the guy suing Dunkin' for unexplained charges on purchases he made via its app, a UHub reader forwarded this screen capture of a similar occurrence on his app from last year.

By adamg - 3/22/23 - 11:44 pm

A Dorchester man who says the Dunkin' mobile app sometimes adds unexpected overcharges for everything from cream cheese on his bagels to whipped cream on his frozen hot chocolate has filed what he hopes will be a class-action suit against the company. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/23 - 11:47 am

NBC Boston's Tevin Wooten tests out a new unit for measuring snow: Dunkin' Munchkins on a straw.

But will it replace the bouchard?

By adamg - 10/7/22 - 11:29 am
Sign for remaining Dunk's in Back Bay station

Brendan Kearney didn't have time to shed a tear for the newly closed Dunk's at Back Bay station - because he just had to walk a few steps to the Dunk's still open on the other side of the station.

By adamg - 10/6/22 - 9:44 am

Grizzled orange and magenta veteran Ron Newman reports the chain formerly known as Dunkin' Donuts has changed its DDPerks program into Dunkin Rewards:

The new program is now much more like Starbucks Rewards, with tiers of different things available for different numbers of points. The old program was very simple: 200 points got you a free drink of any type and size. In the new program, you get twice as many points per dollar spent, but you need to redeem 900 points for the most expensive drinks (Signature Lattes or frozen drinks).

By adamg - 8/11/22 - 9:46 pm

The owner of the Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Cleveland Circle hopes to move the outlet to space on the other side of Beacon Street, where it would share space with a convenience store. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 1:03 pm

A New Jersey man who says he wants the balance of the remaining value of his Dunkin' Donuts gift card has filed what he hopes will be a class-action suit against the coffee takeout giant because he claims the company won't give him his damn money. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/22 - 12:09 pm

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is in South Korea for the inauguration of the country's new president. Seoul made him feel right at home: Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/22 - 1:20 pm

Matt Shearer at WBZ (the newsradio one, not the TV one), brings us along for a tour: Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 6:55 pm
Wanted for causing Coolata chaos

A woman outraged she couldn't get "a multicolored Coolatta beverage" at the Dunkin' Donuts at 456 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall Monday evening got all heated and now police want to put her on ice. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/22 - 12:08 pm
More specifically, somebody who's just moved to Dorchester: Read more.
By adamg - 2/16/22 - 10:10 am

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee open an outlet at 157 Seaport Blvd., across the street from the World Trade Center, where it formerly had an outlet that had to be shut due to extensive renovation work at the center. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 9:27 pm

WBZ reports a Boston man waiting in line at a Dunk's on Harvard Street in Brookline showed his disgust for the maskless person behind him by throwing a cup of hot coffee at him. And that was good enough for a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

By adamg - 11/22/21 - 6:24 pm
Sunset matches a Dunkin' Donuts

Michelle spotted a quintessential Massachusetts sunset this evening.

Meanwhile, over at Jamaica Pond: Read more.

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