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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 October 27, 2014: Free laundry bag with Student Advantage checking account



Urban Partnership Bank opened its first full-service location in Midtown Detroit in 2012. The bank's mission is to make a difference every day: building vibrant urban neighborhoods, promoting economic and environmental sustainability and creating long-term success for its communities and the bank. In addition to offering low-cost financial services to small businesses and non-profit organizations, Urban Partnership Bank provides an array of banking services to individuals in the community, such as special banking for students that includes reduced minimum deposit to open an account, free online and mobile banking, and a free Urban Partnership Bank laundry bag when you show this coupon. To learn more about how to sign up, please visit the bank's Midtown branch at 4830 Cass Avenue. 



The Deal of the Week for October 20, 2014: $5 burritos on Mondays or 15% off total order




Located just south of main campus, Alley Taco is a walk-up taco stand inside the recently renovated Marcus Market. They offer a range of Mexican classics such as tacos, nachos, burritos and quesadillas, with ample options for both carnivores and vegetarians. Present this coupon on Mondays, and get your favorite burrito for just $5, or 15% off your order anytime. You can also log on to GrubHub.com, place your order, and Alley Taco will deliver to your doorstep. 



The Deal of the Week for October 13, 2014: 10% off services or $25 OPI gel polish with OneCard at Serene MediSpa






Located inside the beautiful Park Shelton building, Serene MediSpa opened on Valentine's Day 2014. Owned by Dr. Manisha Mehta, who also has her podiatry practice located next door, Serene MediSpa is a place where men and women can indulge in manicures and pedicures in a relaxed and soothing environment with an emphasis on cleanliness and hand/foot health. Appointments are strongly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Check out Serene MediSpa's Facebook page for hours and more information, and click here to receive 10% off services or a $25 OPI gel polish. 



The Deal of the Week for October 6, 2014: 20% off your bill Sunday – Thursday at Majestic Café, Garden Bowl, and Sgt. Pepperoni’s


The Majestic is Detroit's premier entertainment center. Built over the course of the early 1910's, the Majestic entertainment complex has been a Detroit staple for 100 years. In addition to concert space at the Majestic Theatre and Magic Stick, you can grab a bite to eat at the Majestic Cafe or a late-night slice at Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria and Deli, or bowl at the Garden Bowl, America's oldest active bowling alley. In the summer, the Alley Deck provides outdoor seating - a perfect perch from which to look out over Midtown Detroit. Present this coupon, and receive 20% off your bill at the Majestic Cafe, Garden Bowl, and Sgt. Pepperoni's, Sunday - Thursday.



The Deal of the Week for September 29, 2014: Purchase a $37 young professional membership and get $11 tickets all season long









37 or under? Be part of the next generation of DSO Patrons. Join for just $37 and get instant access to $11 Classical, Pops, Jazz and Mix @ The Max concerts all season long. Your 37eleven Membership includes: 

  • Purchase up to two $11 tickets to Classical, Pops, Paradise Jazz Series, and Mix @ The Max performances all season.
  • Get one free drink per 37eleven Membership on any Thursday evening peformance.
  • Get 10% off dining at our Paradise Lounge and Shop @ The Max, plus discounts with local retail partners.
  • Invitations to exclusive parties and social events, opportunities to interact with DSO musicians, guest artists, conductors, and more!

To purchase your 37eleven membership, go to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's website or visit the box office. 

The Deal of the Week for September 22, 2014: Get a free ride from Uber with code WSUDEAL! 






Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 200 cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. To try Uber today and get your first ride free download the Uber app and enter code WSUDEAL to get $25 off your first ride. 


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

Check out the 2014-15 Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide, featuring discounts at 28 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 Lisa Nuszkowski.