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Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Free and Cheap

A deals blog by Janine Dorsey

Janine Dorsey loves to save money: it doesn’t matter if it’s hers or someone else’s. She rounds up all the best deals and freebies to be found in the Tampa Bay area -  in shopping, dining, entertainment and more – to help you save, too.

BOGO ticket deals at MOSI this weekend

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BOGO ticket deals at MOSI this weekend There’s an alternative to braving the crowds at the Gasparilla parades this weekend and next.

Free community concert at Tampa Theatre

Published:   |   Updated: January 22, 2015 at 01:22 PM

Free community concert at Tampa Theatre
The United States Air Force Band of the West will perform a free community concert “Brass in Blue” in the historic Tampa Theatre next week.

Hyde Park store’s Pirate Fest to feature giveaways, entertainment

Published:   |   Updated: January 22, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Hyde Park store’s Pirate Fest to feature giveaways, entertainment This time of year, it’s all pirates, all the time in Tampa.

Share the love with BOGO pizza slices on Valentine’s Day

Published:   |   Updated: January 22, 2015 at 10:22 AM

Share the love with BOGO pizza slices on Valentine’s Day
Treat your sweetie or just show yourself some love with buy-one-get-one free pizza slices on Valentine’s Day.

Try ‘montaditos’ for free on opening day of new Wesley Chapel restaurant

Published:   |   Updated: January 21, 2015 at 12:29 PM

Try ‘montaditos’ for free on opening day of new Wesley Chapel restaurant
There’s a new flavor in town when it comes to fast-casual dining.

Free smoothies at Xtreme Juice on Saturday

Published:   |   Updated: January 21, 2015 at 10:37 AM

Free smoothies at Xtreme Juice on Saturday
Customers can enjoy a free 8 oz. Peanut Butter Whirl smoothie when they visit South Tampa’s Xtreme Juice on Saturday, Jan. 24.

BOGO salon services when you visit Remington College

Published:   |   Updated: January 19, 2015 at 03:48 PM

BOGO salon services when you visit Remington College  You already know you can save a bundle when you get salon services at your local beauty school.

Be among the first at Chick-fil-A opening, win meals for a year

Published:   |   Updated: January 19, 2015 at 01:23 PM

Be among the first at Chick-fil-A opening, win meals for a year The grand opening for the highly anticipated 3678 W. Gandy Blvd. Chick-fil-A location in South Tampa is set for 6 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5.

Score on game day with double the tenders for free

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Score on game day with double the tenders for free
Gearing up for the big game?

Discounts available for Bay Area Renaissance Fest

Published:   |   Updated: January 19, 2015 at 09:48 AM

Discounts available for Bay Area Renaissance Fest Planning on attending this year’s Bay Area Renaissance Fest?