Whether you're saving up for a Valentine's night on the town or a tropical getaway during school vacation week, a little savings here and there certainly can't hurt. Worry not―we've been on the lookout for bargains around town.
This week, we tracked down discounts on everything from dry cleaning to symphony tickets. (Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions.)
And: Don’t forget you're part of this column too. Let us hear about deals you've seen, too. Just add them to our comment box, at the bottom of this page. Then come back each week and see what we’ve uncovered together.
Deal: From this Friday through next Monday (and just in time for the pre-Valentine's weekend), take 10 to 15 percent off any services, including massages, facials/peels and acupuncture. Wait! There's more! If you come in for a 60-minute session during those four days, you'll receive a $10 coupon toward your next 60-minute visit.
Good through: February 14, 2011
Deal: Ready to get your culture on? You're in luck―and just in time. The Melrose Symphony Orchestra is offering Melrose Patch readers a 50 percent discount on its second-to-last performance of the season, to be held on March 5. Simply go to the orchestra's Web site and buy tickets with the discount code melrosepatch.
Good through: March 5, 2011, or until tickets sell out
Deal: Let's be real: No one really wants to cook on a Monday night. Good thing Theo's Pizzeria on Washington Street is offering a Buy Any Pizza, Get Any Pizza Free deal on Mondays and Tuesdays. Just be sure to mention the deal when ordering.
Good through: No expiration
Deal: Need something to look just right on Valentine's Day? Well, hurry! Sal's Custom Dry Cleaning is running a holiday special: Bring in any sweater or pair of pants and get a second sweater or pair of pants cleaned for free. Print the coupon right from the Melrose cleaner's Web site.
Good through: Feb. 14, 2011
Deal: Zumba. You know you want to finally try it. So, go ahead: Drop in at 12:15 pm on any Saturday at Bay State Zumba's Stoneham location (5 Central Square) and get a 45-minute class for only $8―a nice discount on the usual $12 price. If you find yourself hooked, grab a friend and get a two-for-one sixth-month membership, a deal that comes to $34.50 each.
Good through: No current expiration