| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:37 PM
I know this paper's called the Pilot, but I have to admit that I had never piloted an actual boat until a couple of weekends ago.
My wife recently bought a Groupon for a two-hour Duffy boat rental in Huntington Harbour. I looked forward to using it...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:53 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
I've got some fantastic deals today! Its a BOGO bonanza today! Military and veterans can get BOGO tickets to see the Florida Panthers tonight and Publix is offering printable BOGO coupons for Easter feasts. Fun things to do incude...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force.
There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Bust your bracket? Then grab a free $9 appetizer at Smokey Bones as March Madness gets started. Also, Publix again is offering $10 off gas cards through Sunday. There are many otherfreebies, coupons and free fun things to to...
| Jan 12, 2014
Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Buy a $10 Whole Foods Gift Card for 50 percent off on Groupon.com.
The national deal at the organic grocer shows off the daily deal site's new and improved search bar. Type in "Whole Foods Market" to find and buy the offer, which is one per person. Gift...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Whole Foods is offering a $10 voucher for $5 through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
The deal is valid through the end of the day on Wednesday, Feb. 26. There is a limit of one voucher per person.
Shoppers who purchase the half-off voucher must...
| Feb 25, 2014
Just about anywhere you look you see "tips" on how to "save" money on the big-ticket travel services: air tickets, hotel accommodations, rental cars and cruises. But if you're really being careful, you will want to take advantage of ways to cut the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Act quickly to undo the financial damage.
You have to change the date of your skiing trip, but you already bought the plane tickets.
The best-case scenario is that you learn about the change in plans within 24 hours of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Follow the spotlight to free Cheesie's on Monday.
As part of what Groupon is calling The Searchlight Campaign, the company will feature its "best" merchants by giving away free swag at four locations around Chicago. The deal includes 300 free Cheesie's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a half-off discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
The deal allows visitors to purchase a single-day admission ticket for $36 for adults or $31 for a child ages 3-9. Regular admission costs $72...
| Mar 11, 2014
1871, the city's leading tech startup center, will announce Tuesday a dedicated incubator for female entrepreneurs, funded by Google, Motorola Mobility and the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which is run by Liz Lefkofsky, the wife of Groupon's chief...