Sorry I'm late! *Sigh* Noo..this is not my new house. I wish it was. After several days of house hunting I'm starting to get a bit weary of the whole deal. The S/O and I are starting to see double. Every house starts looking the same after a while. Today was one of those days. And the realtors are pushing the "buy now, prices are going up/the market is heating up!" spiel. You would not believe the amount of houses out there that are for sale. Decisions, decisions...
Anyway, I've found a few freebies and to-dos for yous. (LOL). Enjoy!
FREE MOVIE PASSES...
Vantage Point presented in Blu-ray High Definition
Saturday, July 19th at 2 p.m.
Sony's HD Theater
Sony Wonder Technology Lab
56th and Madison Ave
X Files 2
Tuesday, August 12th / 7:30pm
Showcase Springdale: Cinema de Lux
Monday, August 11th / 7:30pm
Wed, July 16th 9:00PM
Bring a low back chair or a blanket
Pier A Park, at the East most end of the Park on the Lawn, Hoboken, NJ (just take the PATH from Manhattan, 10 minutes)
Raleigh / Durham / Cary / Chapel Hill
SWING VOTE on Wednesday, July 30
THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR on July 29
STEP BROTHERS on July 21
THE PERFECT GAME on Saturday, August 2
X-Files: I Want to Believe
July 24 at 9pm at the AMC Barrywoods (8101 Roanridge Rd. ).
July 22 at 7:30pm at the AMC Olathe Studio 30 (119th and Strang Line Rd.)
The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
July 31, 2008
WASHINGTON DC AREA SCREENINGS at YTIC.com
Register for free, then go to http://www.ytic.com/contests/default.asp
STEP BROTHERS ADVANCE SCREENING Thursday, July 17
PINEAPPLE EXPRESS ADVANCE SCREENING Wednesday, July 23
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED ADVANCE SCREENING Thursday, July 24
FLY ME TO THE MOON ADVANCE SCREENING Monday, August 4
MAN ON WIRE ADVANCE SCREENING Monday, August 4
Atlanta Charlotte Nashville Knoxville
Elmo's World: Summer Vacation
Saturday, July 19th 12 p.m.
Sony's HD Theater
Sony Wonder Technology Lab
56th and Madison
FREE STUFF & MORE...
T-Shirt When You Upload A Funny Pic Or Video
Joffrey's Java Coffee (Must have a blog)
Beta test the caramel, vanilla and coffee liquer
Riddle Me This: Dark Knight Party (Chicago)
9:30pm this Fri at Chi Bar:
301 E North Water St, at N Park;
The swank hotel bar's celebrating the most anticipated Chi-filmed flick since that kid played hookey, with Batman trivia & games, prize giveaways (for Shula's, Chi Bar, AMC, etc), karaoke, and martinis dubbed The Knight and The Joker -- enough of either will turn everybody into Two Faces. See the space at ChiBarChicago.com
Full-sized box of Zoe’s new Crunchy Granola
Sign up to be on our Consumer Advisory Panel. Just click on the following link:
If you are already a member of our Consumer Advisory Panel, please email us to let us know which flavor you prefer: Cinnamon Raisin, Cranberries Currants, or Honey Almond. To expedite your delivery, please include your full name and mailing address. Zoe Foods will not sell or share your email or mailing address, or any other information you may provide us with, to a third party. We appreciate your willingness to try our new granolas and really look forward to hearing your feedback.
Stop Being Famous
Chi-based SBF aims to offer scenester news & critiques without the pretense; they cover art, fashion, and "random sh*t", but their ethos is best exemplified by their food-based band rating system, wherein SlimFast = total crap!, Doritos = could be better, Ramen = good, and pizza = extraordinary! (Doritos could be better? Clearly this is pre- Cooler Ranch).
Scene it up at StopBeingFamous.com
Eukanuba Dog Food
Mucho Resto (Boston)
Today's the first day you can book online for Restaurant week (8/10-8/22). 175 Boston-area spots (Tremont 647, B&G, Mamma Maria, etc) will offer three-course lunches for $20.08 and dinners for $33.08 -- leading to a galaxy of post-meal possibilities for your 92¢. Get the complete list of menus, restaurants, and reservations at Restaurantweekboston.com
1-Year Sub To VIBE Mag
On the hunt for something chic, unique, and a bit offbeat? Sure you are. So visit the Red Hot Shop at Target.com. This month’s premiere edition of the curated webshop features road trip-ready gear like the Mix Tape USB Stick (rad!) and the Auto Bird Turd Emergency Kit (random!). Enjoy the ride!
Super Tough Hand Scrub
For You & A Friend (Optional)
Wasted Space (Las Vegas)
Opens this weekend at the Hard Rock,
4455 Paradise Rd; 702.693.4040
The latest rollout of the Rock's $760-mil redesign is a luxed-out after-show dive, with a dance floor/mosh pit surrounded by semi-private tables & seating upholstered in everything from velvet paisleys to faux reptile skins, plus a dark-wood bar stocked with both fine scotch and cheap domestic beer. The stage is perpetually set-up with drums and in-tune guitars to encourage spontaneous celeb jamming of the sort recently pulled at Red Rock by Slash and Perry Ferrel (who sadly makes a greater pet than celebrity jammer). Open Tue-Sun, 8pm-4am; party like a pre-heroin rock star at hartswastedspace.com
Thomas The Tank Engine Movie Ticket
Get a free movie ticket for the new Thomas the Tank Engine movie, rolling into theatres July, 2008! Print this coupon and take it with you for your free ticket - one free ticket with one purchased. Good at Kidtoons Movie Theatre.
J.A. Stats New Patio (Boston)
99 Broad St, between Franklin and High;
Financial District; 617.357.8287
To celebrate their spanking new 35-seat patio, Stats is offering five mojito variants at $5 a pop anytime, plus $1 apps (chicken tenders, mozz sticks, sliders, wings, quesadillas) Saturdays from 8-10pm -- because what's the point of being in bikini shape if you clearly don't have a Cape house?
Peep the complete menu at JAStats.com
CFL Light Bulb
Stellar26 Sidewalk Sale (Chicago)
11am-6pm this Sat: 4164 N Lincoln Ave, between W Berteau & W Warner;
North Center; 773.388.2626
Up to 75 percent off hoodies & longsleeve wovens from Quiksilver, Billabong, & more; show up barefoot and get 15% off all Reef sandals, including the ones equipped w/ bottle openers and flasks -- vital for cranking open/storing the juice that convinced you to walk Chicago barefoot.Peep the brands at Stellar26.com
Degree Men Absolute Protection *sound*
Click on the hand, then "buy now", click "get a free sample", enter your zip code, and a box will pop up that you can fill out for a free sample of Degree Men deodorant.
1-Year Sub To WIRED Mag
At the Mirage, (Vegas)
3400 S Las Vegas Blvd;
This NYC-based spot uses an open, red-bricked grill to prep exotic meat-wiches (American kobe, lamb tandoori, salmon, meatball, etc), some loaded with condiments (e.g., the Tex-Mex w/ jalapeños, chili, avocado, salsa, jack cheese, onions & sour cream), plus one Atkins-friendly bunless slab dubbed "The Stripper". Booze includes LV-themed retro cocktails like The Showgirl (Plymouth Gin, St. Germain, lemon, grapefruit & cranberry juices) and Tumblin’ Dice (Knob Creek Bourbon, Fernet Branca, bitters and a splash of cherry), plus heavily spiked milkshakes -- turning The Good Humor Man into The Great Humor Man. Open 'til 4 am M, Th, Fr, Sa, and 2 am on the other days at the Vegas outpost of BLTburger.com
Service Is Key (Philly)
While recovering from a night wasted at a new Mexican joint, we thought, Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could clean the living room, sign for packages, and restock the ginger ale?
Hmm, we should hire Keystone Concierge.
They do basics like housekeeping and personal assistant tasks (organizing, dog walking, grocery shopping), but where they really excel are the extras.
You’re working but have a furniture shipment coming? They’ll wait at your house — and tidy up while there. Just moved and need a cheesesteak? They’ll ship one to you in Dallas. They could even help you replace your old door dude (the one who used to sell weed) with a service-oriented front desker.
The best part? Employees are rigorously screened, drug tested, and background checked, so there won’t be any Belgravia-style hijinks.
Available online at keystoneconcierge.com.
Origins Smileage Plus Lip Tint (In Store)
Print it and take to Origins Store
Say Hello To A Fat Man (Miami)
If you’re craving a hot piece of meat, you should hit up a strip club in North Miami.
That’s where Fat Man’s Bar-B-Que is (parked outside the feisty Take One Cocktail Lounge).
From inside his traveling trailer, Benjamin Nelson cooks up burgers, chicken, fried conch, and grilled fish like tilapia and grouper. But the pièce de résistance is his award-winning ribs.
Using a professional smoker filled with hickory wood (rigged to the truck’s rear), he smokes and seasons the ribs to melt-in-your-mouth readiness, then smothers them in gooey homemade BBQ sauce.
The elusive Fat Man works on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. But if you don’t want to venture past your local Publix, he’ll drive his flashy ride to your party.
Like a high-class call girl.
Fat Man’s Bar-B-Que, outside Take One Cocktail Lounge,
333 Northeast 79th Street,
North Miami (954-536-0465).
$10 Gas Card From Speedway
Fill out the info below and we'll mail you your own free speedy rewards card pre-loaded with 8500 points
That's enough points to redeem for $10 gift card
It's In My Desk (Somewhere) D.C.
Tumbleweeds rolling through the desert? Picturesque.
Tumbleweeds (and cobwebs and towers of old bills) on your desk? Not so much.
Get into the clear with the help of professional organizer Kacy Paide of The Inspired Office. Armed with a methodical worksheet and toolbox filled with office supplies, the sunny desk conqueror will create a structured workspace around your habits, interests, and level of chaos. She’ll even offer design advice, hanging pictures and recommending plants.
Not one to leave behind a mess, Paide offers eight-, twelve-, and eighteen-hour packages with new techniques and habits at each meeting. If you’re prone to lapses, rely on her signature "if all else fails" sheet for one tiny task from each session to keep you on track in your sparkling new space.
Sound too good to be true?
This is no mirage.
The Inspired Office
(202-262-1207 or theinspiredoffice.com).
Beck's Bottle Opener
Audi S5 Poster
Magnetic Note Pad
Block Rockin' Beats
It's easy to listen to today's hottest tracks and think, "It's gotta be a cinch to produce these beats, considering Timbaland must spend at least 23 hours every day doing curls". Well, now it really is a snap, thanks to JamGlue.
Providing "remixing for the masses", Jam's a free engine that lets you easily and intuitively craft your own beats, or hack up existing songs (because you're obviously far more visionary than any professional musician). The simplest path to nailing down functionality: listen to a 3-minute audio tutorial, which'll lead you through adding tracks and finding/uploading effects from your own files or Jam's extensive library (loaded with drums, bombs, lasers, movie sound bites, and farts, a.k.a. the dulcet tones of the Fat Boys), plus duplicating, lengthening, and splitting clips. Once you've got the basics, get all pro by adding as many layers to your mix as you please, fading stuff to the left or right channel, and speeding up/slowing down and altering volumes on each track, before publishing your masterpiece for all to enjoy how crappy it is.
If you're feeling sassy about your skills, enter all sorts of prize-dishing remix contests, where you'll put your work head-to-head against other Gluers tweaking songs from artists like J.R. Writer, T-Pain, Public Enemy, and the slightly out-of-place Jars of Clay -- who amazingly still produce music despite spending 23 hours a day just loving the heck out of God.
Mix it up at JamGlue.com
Going.com & Onitsuka Tiger wants to give you and a friend a pair of ferocious sneakers, plus roundtrip airline tickets, accommodations, and VIP passes to Chicago's Lollapalooza (Aug 1-3), with Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kanye, Wilco, The Raconteurs, Bloc Party, and more. If you don't love someone in that lineup, there's a smooth jazz fest somewhere with your name on it. Click here for more info and to enter
Heineken's Share the Best of Summer Sweepstakes
21+, US (void CA), one entry per person/email address. Ends July 31, 2008 @ 11:59pm ET
Prize: (9 winners) Choice of one of the following prize packages:1. Sports Package: 2-night trip for two adults 21+ to Flushing Meadows, NY, on August 25-27, 2008; includes tickets to a daytime session of the 2008 US Open Tennis Championships, sweatband/headband set, courtside jacket, tennis racquet, official US Open t-shirt, and can of Wilson tournament-branded tennis balls (ARV $4,675).
2. BBQ Package: Viking Professional outdoor grill, Coleman stainless steel cooler, and set of Williams-Sonoma grilling tools (ARV $3,203).
3. House Party Package: Sony Blu-ray home theater including wireless SONOS system, Heineken BeerTender by Krups, and set of 48 Heineken Premium Light-branded glasses (ARV $2,604).
4. Beach Package: Two teak sling beach loungers, teak sling table, collapsible cooler, beach blanket, Apple iPod Touch, portable music player for iPod, and rolling trolley (ARV $1,488).
Weather Guard 2008 Work Truck Driveaway
One (1) grand prize shall be awarded. The grand prize is one (1) 2008 MY, 4x2 Double Cab Tundra Grade Long Bed (4.7L V8) – Model #8243 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $25,790.
Upon the Grand Prize Winner’s completion of the required paperwork & taking delivery of the Tundra, as set forth below, the Grand Prize Winner shall be provided with a Promoter gift certificate. This gift certificate permits the Grand Prize Winner to receive from a Promoter authorized dealer, installation of the following WEATHER GUARD Equipment (1) Aluminum Saddle Box - Model # 127-0-01, (2) Aluminum Lo-Side Box - Model # 174-0-01, (1) ATR Ladder Rack - Model # 1200, and (1) Accessory Side Rails - Model # 1210. This upfit package has a suggested price of $2,731.00 WEATHER GUARD equipment is not a Genuine Toyota accessory. 18+(Valid Drivers License)
SmartForTwo Passion Coupe
PRIZES (4): A smart fortwo passion coupe with comfort package and $1000 (awarded as a check) which may be used to help offset certain of the taxes and fees. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") $15,440 each.
All prize details, including color and options, will be determined solely by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winners must take delivery of vehicle from the dealership designated by Sponsor, or as otherwise instructed by Sponsor. All costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded are the responsibility of winners, including, but not limited to, all federal state and local taxes (including income taxes), title, insurance, license and registration fees. Winners will be required to present a valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of appropriate insurance as a condition of receiving prize.
Total ARV of all prizes: $61,760. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.