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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 February 1, 2016: Save 10% on shoes and workout apparel at RUNdetroit

 

 

 

RUNdetroit is a locally owned, full-service running store in Midtown Detroit. Whether you're new to running and looking for the right gear to get started, or you're a seasoned pro looking for a new pair of kicks for your next race, RUNdetroit has what you need to help achieve your fitness goals. RUNdetroit also organizes several group runs and special events. To download a coupon for 10% off your next purchase of shoes and workout apparel, click here.  


The Deal of the Week for January 25, 2016: 10% off new items at The Hub of Detroit 

 

 

 

The Hub of Detroit is a full service bike retail and service shop. Located at 3611 Cass Avenue, just north of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, The Hub opened in 2008 to help support Back Alley Bikes, a nonprofit organization that provides cycling education and services with a focus on youth development, sustainable practices and community access. Back Alley Bikes offers a variety of educational programs, volunteer training & opportunities, as well as rides and other types of support related to cycling education, materials, and resources. The Hub's retail shop sells bikes (some new, most refurbished), bike parts, and accessories and offers repair services. All sales support the continued operation of the Bike Alley Bikes organization. Bring in this coupon, along with your OneCard, to save 10% off the purchase of new items at The Hub. 


 The Deal of the Week for January 18, 2016: 30% off purchase at University Press with coupon

University Press is a leading publisher of Great Lakes books, Judaica, and African American studies, as well as a wide range of other scholarly and general interest titles. Located in the Leonard N. Simons Building, University Press disseminates research, advances education, and serves the local community while expanding the international reputation of the Press and the University. Save 30% when you order online using coupon code WS30. 


The Deal of the Week for January 11, 2016: 20% off Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop purchase

 

 

 

The Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. The DIA Museum Shop offers reproductions, prints, stationery, and apparel which proudly shows off artwork from the DIA collections. To save 20% off your next purchase, either online or in-store, click here. 


The Deal of the Week for December 7, 2015: 10% off with OneCard 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 in the heart of Midtown's growing Cass & Canfield shopping district. 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. Take advantage, and Save 10% on your next reading purchase when you Show Your OneCard & Save at the Source Booksellers.  


The Deal of the Week for November 30, 2015: 10% off at Tony V's Tavern

Looking for a spot to hang out with friends, family, and co-workers, look no further than Tony V's Tavern. Located right off campus at 5756 Cass Ave, Tony V’s great menu is highlighted with a variety of thin crust New York Style pizzas and drinks. Tony V's offers a space that accommodates large parties, events and if you are sports fan all your gameday needs. To save 10% on your next visit, bring in this coupon from the Midtown Deals & Discounts Guide 


The Deal of the Week for November 23, 2015: 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 November 16, 2015: Free admission to the Detroit Historical Museum

 

 

 

 

Since its founding in 1921, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Southeast Michigan is preserved so that 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 just off main campus at Woodward Avenue and Kirby Street, 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 and the Benson Ford Research Center, the Detroit Historical Society connects the dots between the region's past to its present, and 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 November 9, 2015: 10% off any purchase (over $10)

 

 

 

Byblos Cafe and Grill offers fresh, healthy Middle Eastern food at affordable prices. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Byblos has a wide variety of soups, salads, wraps, and combo platters, as well as fresh fruit and vegetable juice and smoothies. Byblos also offers catering services for parties of 8 or more.  With two locations (87 W. Palmer and 4830 Cass Avenue), Byblos is a great place to grab a bite on your way to and from campus. Present this couponand get a free pita when you buy five or save 10% off your next purchase of $10 next time you're at Byblos.  


 The Deal of the Week for November 2, 2015: New students receive 5 classes for $25 

Stressed from midterms? Go to Citizen Yoga. Their comprehensive yoga experience will have you physically, emotionally, and spiritually rejuvenated. Citizen Yoga has established a community committed to individual empowerment and self-improvement. Located at 1224 Library St., Citizen Yoga's Downtown studio offers the choice between a variety of yoga courses, workshops, private sessions, acupuncture and massage sessions. At 5 classes for 25$ it has never been easier to be a part of this growing community. Join today, and become a citizen at Citizen Yoga. 


Shop Local the Week of October 26, 2015 at Carhartt

   

Detroit's own iconic garment and accessory retailer Carhartt has returned. Their new Flagship store is now opened at 5800 Cass Ave. Beginning in Detroit in 1889, Carhartt has been a longstanding provider of work wear to Detroit's working class. As a national clothing brand, Carhartt is committed to its roots producing more than 80 million garments and accessories in the USA this year alone. Looking for outerwear, footwear, casualwear or some complementary accessories, Carhartt has you covered for all seasons. Make Carhartt your next shopping destination and support one of Detroit's very own.


The Deal of the Week for October 19, 2015: 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, 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 October 12, 2015: Take advantage of the Student Advantage: Students get $10 in vouchers for $5 in cash!

  

The Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market is your opportunity to pick up farm fresh and locally produced foods at a great price, right on campus. Each week until the end of October, SEED Wayne transforms 5401 Cass Avenue (in front of the Reuther Library) into a one stop shop and dine market. Answering community demands for affordable healthy food options, Wayne State Farmers Market is proudly registered to accept food stamps (SNAP), WIC Project FRESH, and Senior Project FRESH nutrition programs. Students can also purchase produce at a great price, thanks to the Market's Student Advantage Program offering $10 food vouchers for only $5 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Come support this Wayne State tradition and have a taste of fresh Michigan grown produce.


 The Deal of the Week for October 5, 2015: 10% off with One Card

 

University Campus Diner offers a traditional dining experience right off campus. Located at 5470 Cass Ave, University Campus Diner is your place for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Their cozy and friendly atmosphere provides a dining getaway that will have you coming back again and again. Looking for a burger, salad or more? Come by and bring your One Card before October 15 to save 10% on your next order.


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

Check out the 2015-2016 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 Kristin Palm.  


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