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Midtown Deal of the Week

Welcome to the Midtown Deal of the Week, where you can find deals and discounts at your favorite Midtown Detroit shops and restaurants. Each week, we'll feature a new local shop, restaurant, or business, along with a special promotion.  Love your usual lunch spot, but looking to try something new? Searching for the perfect gift, but not sure where to start? You've come to the right place!

The Deal of the Week for January 9, 2017: Tour de Troit's FREE MLK Memorial Ride

Tour de Troit promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education, public events, and collaboration with community and government organizations. The Tour de Troit, Michigan's largest cycling event, raises awareness of biking as a mode of transportation and publicizes the city's growing greenways network. Tour de Troit also produces and supports other events including the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bike Ride. Click here to register for this FREE 10 mile ride that begins and ends at Wayne State's McGregor Memorial Conference Center.

The Deal of the Week for December 19, 2016: 10% off at University Cleaners

Located at the corner of Cass and Forest, University Cleaners has long been a presence in Midtown. In addition to traditional dry cleaning services, University Cleaners offers alterations and special fabric cleaning services such as suede and leather. If you drop off your cleaning by 9:00 am, University Cleaners offers same day pick-up at no extra charge. To save 10% on your next visit, bring in this coupon from the Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide.

The Deal of the Week for December 5, 2016: Free Admission to the DIA

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The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has been a beacon of culture for the Detroit area for well over a century. Founded in 1885, the museum now includes more than 100 galleries and 60,000 pieces. In addition to an extensive and diverse collection, the museum houses a 1,150-seat auditorium, home of the Detroit Film Theatre, a 380-seat lecture/recital hall, an art reference library, and state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. The museum's Kresge Court is a great place to study, grab lunch with a colleague, or meet a friend for a drink before Friday Night Live! Admission to the DIA is always free for Wayne State students, and employees who reside in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties. 

The Deal of the Week for November 28, 2016: 10% off your purchase at Busted Bra Shop

Looking to treat yourself? Try Busted Bra Shop, Detroit's only place for undergarment shopping! The professional and knowledgeable staff at Busted is trained in finding you the perfect fit, and the shop carries undergarments for all body shapes and sizes (A-N cups, 26-56 band). Busted is located inside the historic Park Shelton (15 E. Kirby, Suite A), across from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Wayne State students, faculty and staff, save 10% on your next purchase when you Show Your One Card & Save.

The Deal of the Week for November 21, 2016: Save at Sgt. Pepperoni's and the Garden Bowl


The Majestic Theatre Complex has been a Detroit staple for more than 100 years. In addition to concert space at the Majestic Theatre, the Complex is home to the Garden Bowl, America's oldest active bowling alley, and Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria and Deliwhere Wayne State students and employees save 10% on pizza and sandwiches, fresh salads, and late night bites. Stop by the Garden Bowl after 9p on Mondays, for a slice of pizza, a beer, and an hour of bowling, all for only $7, or after 5p on Thursdays when happy hour deals are extended until 9p. 

The Deal of the Week for November 14, 2016: 10% off with One Card at Source Booksellers

If you're a book lover, chances are you will love Source Booksellers. Located in the Auburn Building (4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105), Source Booksellers is a small, independent, non-fiction bookstore. All titles are hand-picked by owner Janet Jones to serve readers' interest in Source's four major categories: history and culture, health and well-being, books by and about women and the metaphysical and spiritual. Source Booksellers also offers free yoga, tai chi, and qi gong classes, as well as frequent book readings, discussions, and special events. Save 10% on your next purchase when you Show Your One Card & Save at Source Booksellers. 

The Deal of the Week for November 7, 2016: 10% off one item at Flo Boutique

Flo Boutique is a lifestyle clothing boutique for women and men located at the corner Cass & Willis, a thriving cultural and retail district in Midtown. With the holidays around the corner, Flo Boutique's selection of funky, eclectic, and unique clothing and accessories is the perfect place to shop for something special for you and a friend. Click here to download a coupon for 10% off one item, or look for a 2016-17 Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide on newsstands around campus. 

The Deal of the Week for October 31, 2016: Free admission to the Detroit Historical Museum

Since 1921, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of our region is preserved so current and future generations of metro Detroiters can better understand the people, places and events that helped shape our lives. The Detroit Historical Society operates two museums in Detroit: Detroit Historical Museum, located at Woodward and Kirby, and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, located on Belle Isle. From lectures and films, to Behind the Scenes tours of Detroit gems such as John King Used and Rare Books, the Detroit Historical Society makes learning about our shared history fun and relevant. Admission to both the Detroit Historical and Dossin Great Lakes Museums is always free. To plan your next visit, click here

The Deal of the Week for October 24, 2016: 10% off at Tony V's Tavern

Looking for a casual spot to gather with friends, family, and co-workers? Look no further than Tony V's Tavern! Located right off campus at 5756 Cass, Tony V's specializes in New York style pizza. The large menu also features delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads and drinks. Tony V's offers space for large parties, events and, if you're sports fan, all your gameday needs. To save 10% on your next visit, bring in this coupon from the 2016-17 Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide

The Deal of the Week for October 17, 2016: 30% off dine-in and carry-out orders at Falafill

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Falafill is a fast, from scratch kitchen serving east Mediterranean style bowls, wraps and pita pockets. Located at 4206 Woodward Ave, Falafill's Midtown location is in close proximity to Wayne State's main and medical school campuses, making it easy for students, faculty and staff to grab a quick, healthy and delicious meal on the go. Bring in this coupon and receive 30% off dine-in and carry-out orders or 20% off catering. Plus, Wayne State students and employees, show your One Card and save 10% every day. 

The Deal of the Week for October 10, 2016: free house-baked cookie at Mac n' Brewz!

Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Brewz! offers more than a dozen varieties of mac n' cheez, plus soups, salads and wraps, all of which are made fresh-to-order in only three minutes. Open seven days a week, Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Brewz! is located at the corner of Warren and Cass Avenues, directly across from Old Main on Wayne State's main campus. Stop in and try the Classic Mac n' Cheez, plus enticing flavor combinations like Cajun Shrimp Mac, Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheeseburger Mac. Bring in this coupon and receive a free house-baked cookie with the purchase of any salad, sandwich or mac n' cheese!

The Deal of the Week for October 3, 2016: 10% off purchase at DeVries & Co.

The DeVries family has been serving up specialty foods in Detroit's Eastern Market neighborhood since 1887. In addition to more than 200 cheeses, a variety of locally-made products, and fresh-baked goods, DeVries & Co. offers everyday foods such as milk and eggs. Open Tuesday-Saturday, DeVries and Co. is less than a 15 minute bike ride and 10 minute drive from Wayne State's main and medical school campuses. Bring in this coupon and receive 10% off your next purchase. Plus, Wayne State students and employees, show your One Card and save 10% every Tuesday-Friday. 

The Deal of the Week for September 26, 2016: 10% off purchase at University Foods

University Foods has been serving the Midtown community for 35 years. They offer a wide selection of fresh meats, organic produce and dairy products, craft beers, and fresh sushi. University Foods also features many Detroit and Michigan-made products. In addition to groceries, they are home to Value Pizzeria and Deli, a HealthMart pharmacy, and a branch of Flagstar Bank. Located at 1131 Warren Avenue, just west of the Lodge Freeway, it's a great place to pick up groceries after class or work. Show your One Card and Save 10% off your purchase on Mondays! 

The Deal of the Week for September 19, 2016: 10% off all services and accesssories at Wheelhouse

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Detroit is fun to cycle, and Wheelhouse, Detroit's only female-owned bike shop, will help get you going. Open daily, Wheelhouse is a retail bike and repair shop, which also offers bike rentals and a variety of experiential guided tours that explore various Detroit neighborhoods and themes. Wheelhouse now has two locations: 1340 E. Atwater St. on Detroit's riverfront and 9401 Jos. Campau in Hamtramck. Wayne State students, faculty and staff, save 10% off all services and bicycle accessories when you Show Your One Card & Save

Love a good deal but don't want to wait a week?  

Check out the 2016-2017 Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide, featuring discounts at 32 local shops, restaurants, and businesses. This year's Guide also features a directory of all businesses participating in Wayne State's Show Your One Card & Save program. Pick up a copy today on racks throughout campus. For information on advertising in the Guide, please contact Emily Thompson.  

For a complete list of businesses offering discounts to One Card holders, please visit Show Your One Card & Save program, powered by Larky.