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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 local shops and restaurants. Each week, we'll feature a new 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!


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The end of the semester is fast approaching and summer is just around the corner. Whether you'll be on or off campus this summer, you can continue to save through the Show Your One Card & Save program, powered by Larky.
 
Wayne State has partnered with Larky to develop awesome perks created specifically for WSU staff and students through the Show Your One Card & Save program. Use Larky's free website, mobile app, and GPS technology to receive alerts on your smart phone to make sure you never miss a Show Your One Card & Save discount at more than 125 local businesses. Sign up for Larky here, and download the Larky app for iPhone or Android
 
Like many of you, the Deal of the Week will be taking a break for the summer. We'll be back in the fall with more deals and discounts at the shops and restaurants you love. See you soon!

The Deal of the Week for May 7, 2018: 10% off at Genesis Therapeutic Massage

Self-care is important and helps us bring the best to whatever we do. Need some self-care after a busy week at school or work? Eliminate your pain, relax your body and revive your spirit with Genesis Therapeutic Massage. Located at 4801 Chrysler Drive, Genesis offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off on all services through Show Your One Card & Save. You won't regret investing in yourself!


The Deal of the Week for April 30, 2018: 10% off at Wheelhouse Detroit

Wheelhouse Logo

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 has two locations: 1340 E. Atwater St. on Detroit's riverfront and 9401 Joseph Campau in Hamtramck. Wayne State students and employees save 10% off all services and bicycle accessories when you Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for April 23, 2018: 10% off all packages at Sacred Space Yoga Studio

Still wondering what it's like to do yoga, but aren't quite sure if it is for you? Sacred Space Yoga takes a holistic approach to keeping the body healthy, endeavoring to help people in finding and maintaining their personal space of physical, mental, and spiritual healing. Located at 4801 Chrysler Drive, Sacred Space Yoga offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off all yoga packages (excluding the new student promotion) through Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for April 16, 2018: 10% off and BOGO 50% off panties 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 your perfect fit, and the shop carries bras from A-N cups, panties, lingerie and bridal foundations. Located inside the historic Park Shelton, Busted offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off through Show Your One Card & Save. For one week only, buy one pair of panties and Busted will give you 50% on second pair.*

*Not to be combined with other offers.


The Deal of the Week for April 9, 2018: 10%-40% off at Simmons and Clark Jewelers

Thinking about buying a ring or bracelet for yourself or that special someone? Then look no further than Simmons and Clark Jewelers. Located Downtown on Broadway, Simmons and Clark regulary offers 10% off in-store purchases and special order through Show Your One Card & Save. Now through April 15, 2018, they're also offering One Card holders 25% off any in-stock jewelry item and 40% off all in-stock Chamilia bracelets and beads.


The Deal of the Week for April 2, 2018: 10% off at La Feria

Each April, Spain hosts a week long spring festival called "la Feria de abril" during which people flock to Seville to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Spain. Lucky for Midtown, La Feria (the restaurant) brings the joy of Spain to Midtown all-year long. Located on Cass, La Feria offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off through Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for March 26, 2018: Student and young professional deals at The DSO

The DSO is a recognized leader in the world of classical music, embracing and inspiring our community, and ensuring students and young professionals can attend by discounting admission. Specifically, The DSO offers a Soundcard pass, which allows Wayne State students to attend performances all season long for just $25. The DSO also offers a 37eleven pass for young professionals 37 and under, which for $37 allows you to purchase individual show tickets for $11.00.


The Deal of the Week for March 19, 2018: 15% off at The Block Neighborhood Kitchen and Bar

Located on Woodward in Midtown, The Block Neighborhood Kitchen and Bar offers casual gastropub fare with—according to the Detroit Metro Times—the best buffalo sauce in the city. Wayne State students and employees save 15% off (excluding wines and spirits) through our Show Your One Card & Save program. Stop in between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and you'll also enjoy great happy hour deals, including $2.00 draft beers!


The Deal of the Week for March 5, 2018: 10% off dog daycare and lodging at Canine to Five

Working late? Heading out of town? Canine to Five has you covered! They offer dog daycare, boarding and groom services in Midtown, New Center and Ferndale. Canine to Five also hosts special events including Riverfront Pack Walks and monthly happy hours where dogs and their owners can dine al fresco. Through Show Your One Card & Save,Canine to Five offers Wayne State Students ans employees 10% off dog daycare and lodging.


The Deal of the Week for February 26, 2018: 10% off at City Bird and Nest

Owned and operated by lifelong, seventh-generation Detroiters and Wayne State alums, City Bird features mostly-local and handmade goods. Nest, a companion store to City Bird, carries gifts and provisions for the home including candles, soaps, plants, and bar and kitchen accessories. Located on Cass, City Bird and Nest offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off through Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for February 19, 2018: 15% off lunchboxes at Fourteen East

Located across from campus in the Park Shelton, Fourteen East offers specialty brew coffees, cappuccino, espresso, fine teas, Faygo soda and fresh baked French pastries by Madeleine's Patisserie, all in a unique café/gallery setting. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Fourteen East offers Wayne State students and employees 15% off their handcrafted sandwich and salad lunchboxes.


The Deal of the Week for February 12, 2018: Save on applications and deposits at Riverfront Towers

Riverfront Towers is a residential community featuring 1-2 bedroom apartments in Downtown. With spacious layouts and views of the Detroit River and the Windsor skyline, Riverfront Towers is an ideal location. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Riverfront Towers is offering up to 2 free applications with a One Card, plus $100 off the administration fee. Wayne State students and employees are also eligible for a deposit as low as $99.*

*Specials are subject to change. Certain restrictions apply.


The Deal of the Week for February 5, 2018: 15% off at Jazz Productions Recording Studio

Jazz Productions Recording Studio is a fully equipped and rentable recording studio offering music production, engineering services, tracking and mixing, and more! They are located at 27380 Nine Mile Rd. in Southfield. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Jazz Productions Recording Studio offers Wayne State One Card holders 15% off production packages, mixing and mastering.


The Deal of the Week for January 29, 2018: 10% off online and in-store purchases at Detroit Funk

Detroit Funk is a Detroit-based clothing and accessories company offering shirts, sweats, hoodies and other style gear. They're renovating a historic building in Detroit's Islandview neighborhood, where they'll soon open a retail store. For now, you can purchase Detroit Funk gear online. Wayne State students and employees save 10% off online and (future) in-store purchases through Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for January 22, 2018: $1.00 off admission at Cinema Detroit

Any night is movie night at Cinema Detroit, the only 7 day-a-week movie theatre in greater Downtown. Located on Third in Midtown, Cinema Detroit is also Detroit's only truly independent cinema, delivering an eclectic, quirky and quality mix of contemporary, indie, cult, genre and classic movies. Wayne State students and employees Show Your One Card & Save $1.00 off admission (regularly $9.00). Plus, Cinema Detroit offers movie goers free off-street parking.


The Deal of the Week for January 8, 2018: 10% off at RUNdetroit, plus a free gift with a shoe purchase

Whether you're new to running or a seasoned pro, RUNdetroit has the gear you need to help achieve your fitness goals. Located on Canfield in Midtown, RUNdetroit offers Wayne State One Card holders 10% off regularly-priced items through Show Your One Card & Save. This week only, they're also offering Wayne State students and employees a free pair of Swiftwick socks or RUNdetroit tee with any shoe purchase.


The Deal of the Week for December 18, 2017: Save at The Natural Market and Socra Tea in 71 Garfield

Located one block off Woodward, 71 Garfield is home to local shops including The Natural Market and Socra Tea. The Natural Market specializes in handmade bath, body and home products, including customized fragrances. Socra Tea serves up healthy, organic, and wholesome teas and food. Wayne State One Card holders save 40% off in-store purchases at The Natural Market and 10% off all bulk and brewed Socra Tea teas. Stop in and save on unique holiday gifts!


The Deal of the Week for December 11, 2017: 20% off all pens and business cases from PenzDetroiT

PenzDetroiT is a local pen boutique carrying a wide variety of stationary, writing instruments and business cases. Located on Fort in Downtown Detroit, PenzDetroiT offers Wayne State students and employees 20% off all pens and business cases through Show Your One Card & Save. Stop in and let PenzDetroiT's expert staff help you do a little holiday shopping!


The Deal of the Week for December 4, 2017: 10% off at Love Travels. Imports. + discounted classes at Art in Motion

Ready to do some holiday shopping? Head to Love Travels. Imports. Located inside Art in Motion on the Avenue of Fashion, Love Travels. Imports. sells unique, hand-selected items from partners in over 20 countries. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Love Travels. Imports. offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off in-store and online purchases. Plus, Art in Motion offers deals on classes!


The Deal of the Week for November 27, 2017: Discounted WSU Theatre and Dance tickets

Wayne State's Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance offers a diverse and engaging line up of performances at its Hilberry, Bonstelle, Studio and Allesee Dance Theatres, all of which are located in Midtown. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Wayne State students and employees can purchase discounted tickets. Purchase tickets online or by calling the main box office at (313) 577-2972.


 The Deal of the Week for November 20, 2017: Drink and appetizer specials at Honest John's  

Located on Selden in between Cass and Second, Honest John's is open from 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Monday - Saturday. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Honest John's is offering Wayne State One Card holders $5.00 40oz PBRs and ½ off appetizers from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Stop in and enjoy American classics, including breakfast all-day long, in a relaxed atmosphere.


The Deal of the Week for November 13, 2017: Save 10% at Maccabees Traders, plus free summer rolls!

Maccabees Traders offers a rotating menu of Asian style cuisine with a Detroit flare. Located on Woodward between Warren and Putnam in the Maccabees Building, Maccabees regularly offers Wayne State One Card holders 10% off through Show Your One Card & Save. This week only, Maccabees is also offering 2 free summer rolls to students and employees who like their Facebook page!


The Deal of the Week for November 6, 2017: 10% off apparel, 5% off long- and skateboards at Detroit Surf Co.

Detroit Surf Co. started making and selling t-shirts in 2005. They have since expanded to surfboards, paddle boards, snowboards, longboards and skateboards, and recently opened a new Midtown location (4240 Cass). Wayne State students and employees save 10% on apparel and 5% on all longboards and skateboards (excluding electric) through Show Your One Card & Save!


The Deal of the Week for October 30, 2017: 10% off food purchases at Union Street Detroit

Located at 4145 Woodward, Union Street Detroit serves up classic American fare in an art deco atmosphere. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Union Street offers Wayne State One Card holders 10% off on all food purchases, so be sure and stop in for lunch or dinner, or Sunday brunch! Hosting a large event? Union Street also offers a private room and off-site catering.


 The Deal of the Week for October 23, 2017: 20% off breakfast or lunch at Red Dunn Kitchen

Located adjacent to Corktown's newly renovated Trumbull and Porter hotel, Red Dunn Kitchen offers bold and seasonal American fare. Through Show Your One Card & Save, Red Dunn Kitchen regularly offers Wayne State One Card holders 20% off breakfast and lunch. This week only, Red Dunn Kitchen is also offering Wayne State students and employees who buy an appetizer, ½ off a second!


The Deal of the Week for October 16, 2017: 10% off all accessories at Third Wave Music

Located on Second Avenue in Midtown, Third Wave Music sells new, used and vintage musical instruments and accessories. Through Wayne State's Show Your One Card & Save program, Third Wave Music offers One Card holders 10% off all accessories. Looking to sell or repair an instrument? Third Wave Music is also Detroit's go-to for consignment, repairs and music lessons!


 The Deal of the Week for October 9, 2017: 50% off general admission to the Michigan Science Center

With live stage shows, an IMAX® Dome Theatre, a Planetarium, 250+ hands-on exhibits and more, the Michigan Science Center offers more than you can see and do in a week. Wayne State students and employees save 50% off general admission through Show Your One Card & Save. Admission to 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation, a new, award-winning exhibition, is included now through January 7!


The Deal of the Week for October 2, 2017: 10% off at Common Pub

Common Pub is a new, neighborhood pub located on Cass across from Wayne State's Community Arts Auditorium. Through Wayne State's Show Your One Card & Save program, Common Pub offers One Card holders 10% off regularly-priced food and beverage purchases. They also offer awesome specials, including: a smash burger, duck fat fries and a PBR for $5, daily from 3-6p (dine-in only).


The Deal of the Week for September 25, 2017: 10% off at The Hub of Detroit

The Hub of Detroit is a full service bicycle shop offering new and used bikes and bike parts for sale, as well as repair, restoration and custom build services. Located on Cass between MLK and Brainard, The Hub offers Wayne State students and employees 10% off bikes and bike parts (excluding special orders) through Show Your One Card & Save. All sales support the continued operation of the Bike Alley Bikes.


 The Deal of the Week for September 18, 2017: $59 for a six-week trial at PKSA Karate – Detroit

Strengthen your mind, body and spirit at PKSA Karate – Detroit. Located on Cass between MLK and Brainard, PKSA Karate is offering a back-to-school deal: six weeks of classes for $59, plus a free uniform! PKSA also regularly offers Wayne State One Card holders a special deal on Tang Soo Do and mixed application self-defense classes through Show Your One Card & Save.


The Deal of the Week for September 11, 2017: 30% off at New Order Coffee Roasters

New Order Coffee Roasters Back To School Ad

New to the neighborhood, New Order Coffee Roasters is a small-batch coffee roaster located on Woodward between Erskine and Watson. Through Wayne State's Show Your One Card & Save program, New Order regularly offers One Card holders 10% off any food or beverage purchase. They're also offering a special back-to-school deal: 30% off for 30 days beginning Aug. 30!


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