'Hungry Hippos' fill their 'stomachs' at Olympia elementary school
Before a crowd of shrieking students, Boston Harbor staff engage in a game of "Hungry Hippos," the old Hasbro game where players collect marbles using plastic, chomping hippopotamuses. In this live-action version, teachers collected balloons.
Prince Harry told a well-wisher at the Invictus Games in Sydney that he’s hoping his and Meghan’s first born will be a girl. Harry was at a cycling event on October 21 when a woman called to him, “I hope it’s a girl.” Harry replied, “So do I.”
The Blue Octopus Champagne Bar is now open in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood with a menu of champagne by the glass, flight or bottle, plus wine, cider and beer. It lists an extensive menu of sparkling wine cocktails and mimosas.
Street Eats Mobile Eatery is a new food truck from Cory LaFranchi, a culinary school graduate. His food is chef-driven with assertive, interesting flavors and ingredients not typical of most area food trucks. Burgers currently highlight the menu.
Thousands of corgis came together, wearing hats, sunglasses, pirate costumes, and more, for Corgi Con on Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. This is the 10th Corgi Con event since the first that happened in 2014.
Several musicians were in attendance as President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act on October 11, 2018. The law ensures artists who released records before 1972 are paid royalties from digital services.
The brown bear known as 409 Beadnose has won Katmai National Park and Preserve’s annual Fat Bear Week contest. It’s a salute to bears who are “good at what they do,” gorging on salmon to prepare for hibernation.
A 2,170 pound pumpkin won the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Steve Daletas of Oregon credits the weather in the Pacific Northwest for his success. Daletas, a four-time pumpkin growing champion, won $15,000.
Officer Schlling, from the Hammond Police Department, asks another officer to “hit the beat” before busting out dance moves in this video shared on October 4. The dancing happened outside Hammond Westside Montessori School in Louisiana.
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