September 27, 2013 |
Sunday is National Coffee Day, which means purveyors of joe around the country are offering scads of deals and discounts on what is arguably America's favorite drink. But first, some background on the beverage. Nearly 85% of American adults drink it, according to the National Coffee Assn. Friday is the most popular day for coffee in the U.S., according to Foursquare. The location-based social networking app found that 8 a.m. is the busiest time to get a caffeine buzz during the week.
September 24, 2013 |
If you happen to be in Las Vegas on Oct. 5, why not step away from the tables and take in a bit of culture? The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art inside the Bellagio Las Vegas offers free admission to the exhibit "Warhol Out West" for one day only. The deal: The offer is made in honor of Museum Day 2013, which nationwide is Saturday. The Bellagio Gallery will offer the free admission a week later for visitors who sign up in advance at the gallery's website . After signing up, you must bring in a voucher form (from the website)
August 19, 2013 |
On Oct. 12, West Inn & Suites will serve up spaetzle and strudel and other temptations at its fourth annual OktoberWest Food, Wine and Beer event, which also offers a good room rate, tickets to the event and other freebies. The Deal: West Inn & Suites' OktoberWest package (the festival is 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Oct 12) allows guests to nosh, guzzle and sleep. The deal includes: A room rate from $219 a night for stays on Oct. 12 and/or 13; Two tickets to OktoberWest on Oct. 12 ($70 value)
May 31, 2013 |
Though the annual array of summer tours and festivals may be enticing, the shows can also empty your pockets. It's good to know L.A. offers plenty of cheap alternatives for great music over the next few months. This weekend's 12-hour marathon of 150 artists at Make Music Pasadena carries only a $5 suggested donation, and that's just the beginning of many free offerings that keep your wallet fat and brighten your summer nights. KCRW kicks off its all-ages Summer Nights concert series on June 8 at One Colorado in Old Pasadena with synth-pop local band, Hot as Sun. The station continues its music program at the Hammer Museum courtyard later in the month with electro-soul duo AM and Shawn Lee (June 27)
September 28, 2012 |
Get ready for a full weekend buzz - National Coffee Day is Saturday and there are freebies and bargains aplenty. Coffee consumption is up 7% from 2011, according to a report from the National Coffee Assn. Researchers this year found that java drinkers who average several cups per day have the lowest risk of death during the study. Another study this month found evidence that the brew can reduce physical pain . To help deliver a caffeine boost, several coffee companies are offering up drinks cheap or gratis through Saturday.
July 23, 2012 |
Little things can make you feel more comfortable when you're on the road, but what exactly are those things? DoubleTree by Hilton thinks it knows. The hotel brand launched a marketing campaign called the Little Things Project in January to go to 50 cities to push the brand and dispense "little things" to anyone who shows up at its tent. Next stop: the Santa Monica Pier from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday (as in today). Visitors can pick up freebies such as wristbands for rides on the pier, discounts at local attractions and one of the hotel's signature chocolate chip cookies.