| May 30, 2014
| 3:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today is National Donut Day! Munch on free Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts and save with retail coupons for Father's Day gifts.
Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Tickets are on sale for concert seating and fancy meals at this summer's Taste of Chicago, and as in years past Mayor Rahm Emanuel's move to make some money for the city on Chicago's long-free midsummer extravaganza also will benefit a private ticket...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The ride-sharing app company Uber last week raised $1.2 billion in venture capital on terms that valued the company at $17 billion. As Will Oremus at Slate.com observed, that's almost as much as Hertz and Avis combined.
It's more plausible to see Uber's...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Our friends at crazytowndeals.com pointed out this deal:
"Groupon has a great deal on Memberships to the Watermen's Museum in Yorktown.
The daily deal website is offering $20 for a one-year individual membership (a $40 value) or $29 for a one-year...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Let’s be honest. Our latest civic tizzy isn’t rooted in the fact that big, back-lit letters have been affixed to the river-facing side of Trump Tower. It’s rooted in what those letters spell. If the 20-foot letters spelled out “...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:34 AM
San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Sears Holdings Corp.’s general counsel Dane Drobny is headed for a job at Groupon Inc.
Drobny, who was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Hoffman Estates-based Sears, will assume the same position at...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:15 AM
I know several of my readers were waiting for a Groupon deal to subscribe to the Daily Press.
New today, there is a deal offered through Groupon.com for a yearlong subscription to the newspaper.
For $19, you can get a year of Sunday newspapers or...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Starbucks is offering a $10 gift card for $5 through Groupon.
At 9 a.m. Friday, June 13, the daily deal website said there was 16 hours left to buy the deal. The Starbucks voucher will expire Dec. 31, 2014.
You can find the deal at this link.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Still confounded by what to get the beloved father in your life? Consider our top five Father’s Day gifts that slip Dad out of the necktie and put him behind the wheel of some pretty amazing driving experiences, from Lamborghinis to go-karts....
| May 6, 2014
| 1:18 PM
If you could get a $5 lunch for $1, would it taste better? Be a more satisfying lunch?
If you chose the bargain, guess again.
Price affects consumer satisfaction, and getting a deal doesn’t necessarily make diners like their food better,...
| Apr 4, 2014
Shanna King was intrigued by the idea of a relaxing candlelight yoga class at a small, low-budget studio in Chicago. Looking for more information, King emailed customer service.
Owner Joe Young responded but didn't address her questions. So King sent...