Get your greasy goodies at the Heart Attack Grill, and a whole lotta eye candy for dessert…
One Arizona restaurant makes no apologies for its artery-clogging menu items, or for its scantily clad waitstaff, the Associated Press reports.
The Heart Attack Grill in Tempe, Ariz. is a theme restaurant specializing in oh-so-appetizing menu items like a quadruple-bypass burger and flatliner fries, cooked in pure lard.
But it's the waitresses that are the main attraction in this establishment, wearing "naughty nurse" uniforms that include cleavage-baring dresses, stiletto heels and thigh-high stockings.
The sexy nurses' clothing has caused one national nursing group to pop a few blood vessels themselves.
The Center for Nursing Advocacy has repeatedly asked the grill's owner, Jon Basso, to 86 the costumes.
"Nurses are the most sexually fantasized-about profession," said Sandy Summers, executive director of the center. "We're asking people, if they're going to have these fantasies, please don't make it so public. Move these sexual fantasies to other professions."
Basso pays no attention to these complaints, and refers to Summers and her supporters as prudes, cranks and lunatics.
"If anything, I think it glorifies nurses to be thought of as a physically attractive and desirable individual," Basso said. "There's a Faye Dunaway, Florence Nightingale hipness to it. Nobody wants to think of themselves as some old battle ax who changes bedpans for a living."
Such complaints have been good for business, says Basso.
The Heart Attack Grill opened a year ago, offering diners a choice from among four cheeseburgers: the Single, Double, Triple and Quadruple Bypass.
"Essentially, it's nutritional pornography. It's so bad for you it's shocking," Basso said.
If "patients," as customers are called, finish a triple or quadruple bypass, a waitress takes them in a wheelchair to their car.
"The service is fantastic," Steve Koebensky of Scottsdale said with a snicker. "But they're overly dressed."
'He Must Be an Angry Elf'
This year, speeding drivers in Florida had better watch out … for the holiday elf handing out hefty fines instead of holiday cheer.
Orange Country sheriff's deputy Richard Lockman has taken to dressing in an elaborate elf costume with twenty jolly little helpers to bag speeders along a Florida highway, Eyewitness News 9 reported.
"I'm Santa's helper today, helping to save lives so we can help these people enjoy their Christmas, so their families can enjoy their Christmas without the tragedy of traffic crashes," Deputy Lockman said on Thursday.
Lockman stood by the highway in a bright green and red costume, complete with tights and pointy shoes. He held a sign saying "Help an Elf-Slow Down" while clocking passing drivers with his radar gun. That particular stretch of highway is notorious for crashes, especially around the holidays, according to the sheriff's office.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office got at least one complaint call saying it wasn't right to use Santa to stop speeders. But Lockman was definitely not Santa, just a big elf with a radar gun and a whole lotta citations.
"It's absolutely terrible. Why would they do that? It's not what Christmas is about in any way," said ticketed driver Tiffany Coy.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office wrote 53 tickets in 45 minutes and a total of approximately 180 in the nearly three-hour detail. Also, two people were arrested, one for marijuana and another for illegal firearms.
Secret Santas Spread Christmas Cash, Cheer in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- One of Santa's helpers roamed the streets, thrift stores and coin-operated laundries of the state's capital, making small talk before peeling $100 bills from his pocket and giving them to needy strangers.
"He just said Merry Christmas and gave me $100," said Yvonne Dail, 50. "I don't know what to say except that I needed it. I just got divorced, had my gas turned off and I've been feeling pretty low."
Shannen Messer, 27, had $15 in his wallet Wednesday when Secret Santa gave him and his sister $300 as they shopped at a Volunteers of America thrift store.
"I'm stunned," said Messer, who is helping his sister raise seven children. "He just saved me a whole lot of stress. Christmas is rough. We can sure use the money."
When the day was done, the Secret Santa had handed out $4,500.
"I have a feel for who might benefit from it most," said the Secret Santa, a 61-year-old executive from Kansas City, Mo., who wished to remain anonymous.
The network of Secret Santas was started by another Kansas City businessman, Larry Stewart, who began giving out cash anonymously in 1979. Stewart recently revealed his identity along with the news that he is battling cancer, but the identities of the other Secret Santas he's recruited over the years remains a secret.
The generosity of Columbus' Santa came with one caveat: "Do something nice for somebody this Christmas."
'Who You Gonna Call?!'
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gov. Timothy M. Kaine isn't calling Ghostbusters, but he's not saying he would have no use for the Hollywood spirit chasers.
Asked during his monthly radio show whether he has had paranormal experiences similar to ones previous Executive Mansion occupants have reported, Kaine answered, "Yes."
The governor said Thursday that at the same "inconvenient time" every week, the telephone rings in his family's private quarters -- and when he picks up the phone, nobody's there. He said he's researching whether "something odd happened" on the same day and hour sometime in the mansion's history.
Unlike some previous residents and staff, Kaine said his family has not seen the friendly ghost of a young woman who is said to haunt the mansion.
However, he said, first lady Anne Holton witnessed other strange occurrences in the mansion in the 1970s while living there with her father, Gov. Linwood Holton. For example, a portrait was mysteriously taken from a wall and deposited in another room.
There also was a storm-related power outage that left all of Richmond in the dark except a lone light that mysteriously burned in the mansion.
Compiled by FOXNews.com's Hannah Sentenac.
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