Contact Us
Business

Business - Page 16

Bunny Girls
Getty Images, photo by Matthew Peyton

The Playboy Bunny House is for Sale

The infamous Playboy Bunny House in the Holmby Hill section of Los Angeles is up for sale. The house is across the street from the Playboy Mansion where Hugh Heffner lives and can be yours for $11 million. The house is on 1.3

Andy Capwell's 1989 Pontiac Firefird
Photo by Andy Capwell

Car Brands That Have Disappeared Over The Past Dozen Years

So what kind of vehicle do you drive? What was your first car? What was the favorite vehicle that you've ever owned? Chances are at least one of them aren't made anymore. Several popular car brands have disappeared over the past dozen years. Here's a look at some of them that have gone to that giant scrap heap in the sky.

Read More

photo from facebook
photo from facebook

Hostess Brands Have All Been Sold

The final brands of Hostess have been sold after a U.S.Bankruptcy Court judge in New York approved two deals. McKee Foods, who make Little Debbie snack cakes, is buying the Drakes Cakes for $27.5 million dollars. That means Devil Dogs, Ring Dings, Yankee Doodles are coming back!

Read More

Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

Amtrak Downeaster Ridership Increases

Riding the rails, that's what many Mainers have done over the past year. The ridership on the Amtrak's Downeaster Boston-to-Maine passenger train continues to grow.

Read More

Milk Delivery
Getty Images, photo by General Photographic Agency

Milk in a Bottle for the First Time in 1879

It’s amazing to think that milk first appeared in glass bottles for the first time in the United States 1879 and was a big improvement in hygiene and convenience. Before milk came in a bottle, people would buy it as a bulk item usually from a keg or bucket and put it in any type of container they had. The new method of delivery caught on fast with some states requiring milk to be sold in a bottle by the first decade of the 20th century.

Read More

Category: Business, Events, History Tags: , ,
photo from facebook
photo from facebook

Maine Gas Prices Down More Than a Nickel a Gallon

 

Maine drivers are filling up for less this week, as gas prices in the Pine Tree State have dropped nearly six cents, to an average of $3.63 a gallon. That's a drop of almost 15 cents per gallon from a month ago and 33 cents lower a gallon than this same time last year.

Read More

Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

Maine Gas Prices Down Three Cents This Week

 

Maine's gas prices continue to inch lower, according to the price-monitoring website Maine Gas Prices dot com, the average price for a gallon of gas in Maine is now at $3.70. Prices are down almost 12 cents in the past month and are 20 cents per gallon lower than this time last year. Maine is still nine cents higher than the national average.

Read More

Stefan Zaklin / Getty Images
Stefan Zaklin / Getty Images

Should Airlines Have The Right To Charge A ‘Fat Tax’?

An article in this month's Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, makes the case for airlines to charge a so-called 'fat tax'. The author of the article, Norwegian economist Bharat P. Bhatta, writes that 'all passengers are not alike in terms of their weight and the space they take in a plane.'

Read More

Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

Maine Has The Lowest Car Insurance Rates

Ranking last on a list is usually bad, but this time Mainers will welcome ranking 51st out of 51, when it comes to having the least expensive car insurance rates in the country. Insure.com compiled a list of the most expensive states, including Washington D.C., with the most expensive car insurance rates.

Read More

Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

Maine Gas Prices Drop A Little

Maine gas prices slowly dropped this week. The price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com reported this week that the average retail price of a gallon of gas has fallen by more than a penny in the past week to an average of $3.76.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Stinger's Scoop Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.