An NYC Restaurant Hosts a Dolly Parton Lookalike Contest
Plus Martha gets a tattoo (or does she?)
A Brooklyn BBQ Joint Hosts a Dolly Lookalike Contest
If you’re in Brooklyn on February 24, you have to check out the Dolly Parton lookalike contest at Mables Smokehouse and Banquet Hall. This is the sixth iteration of the contest that sees dozens of Dollys from around the city vying for the best Dolly spot. Get ready for big hair, lots of music and plenty of glitter — all while enjoying some great barbecue. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased at mabelssmokehouse.ticketleap.com.
Martha Gets a Tattoo (or Does She?)
Long before Instagrammers used the term, Martha Stewart has shown the world she is one boss babe. The “domestic diva” has penned 99 (!!!) books, had a career as a model, and made a nativity scene in prison. If that’s not all, she’s besties with Snoop Dogg. If you couldn’t think Martha could be any cooler, it seems as though she got a tattoo of Snoop inked on her arm. Okay, okay — so the tattoo was part of a Super Bowl commercial and isn’t real. But it will live on the ‘Gram forever.
Food Inflation Reaches New Highs
Anyone who has shopped for groceries lately know that food prices have gone through the roof in the past few months. And, while a global pandemic and supply chain issues can be attributed to rising food costs, so can the fact that major food suppliers continue to reap significant profits. It seems as though retailers are siding with consumers. Two major retailers — Whole Foods Market and Walmart, are asking suppliers to lower prices, according to NBC News.
The Farmer’s Dog Wins the Super Bowl
If you watched the Super Bowl, you might think the Kansas City Chiefs were victorious. The real winner, however, is a Brooklyn-based dog food company called The Farmer’s Dog. According to the Super Bowl Ad Meter, the commercial about a girl and her dog won the hearts of millions of people. Watch the commercial now — and be prepared for all the feels.