Washingtonian Daily Deals
$25 for a $50 coupon from Sportrock Climbing Center
Sportrock Climbing Center (in Sterling and Alexandria) accommodates all of your climbing needs with indoor and outdoor classes, memberships, retail and rentals, and birthday-party packages. Get $50 toward whatever you want for half the price.
$40 for a wine pack from Pearson’s Wine & Spirits (an $81.99 value)
Pearson’s Wine & Spirits in DC’s Glover Park is offering three wines at a 51-percent discount. The wine pack includes a 2006 Kilroy Shiraz (a $30 value), a 2008 Newton Red Label Cabernet Sauvignon (normally $26.99), and a 2006 Kilroy Cabernet Sauvignon (a $25 value).
$17 for a yearlong subscription to Newsweek (regularly $39)
Newsweek covers national and global current events; get 54 issues for 56 percent off. You can even purchase multiple vouchers to extend your subscription term. You’ll receive your first issue within six to ten weeks of purchase.
$120 for an hourlong flying lesson from A.T.C. Flight Training Center (a $220 value)
This introductory lesson from A.T.C. Flight Training Center in Friendly not only will teach you flight controls and allow you to pilot the plane for a bit; it will also help hone your judgment and decision-making skills. Should you choose to continue training, the class can be counted toward your pilot’s license.
$5 for $10 worth of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
The Rockville location of Ben & Jerry’s (next to Regal Cinema) is offering $10 worth of Chunky Monkey, Phish Food, Bonnaroo Buzz, and the rest of its signature flavors for $5.
$240 for a Games2U party package (a $399 value)
Games2U brings the fun to any party with its mobile games. This deal gives you a 90-minute party featuring your choice of two of three games: The Human Hamster Ball, in which players climb inside a giant inflatable ball and race around a course; Booger Wars, which can be played like dodge ball or capture the flag but with green beanbag “boogers”; or Laser Tag, with an outlined field. The games come with the services of a game coach, who teaches the kids the rules and supervises the free-for-all. The party is for up to 20 guests ages five and older—no June dates are available, but the party must take place before August 30. Clients outside of Montgomery County and Northern Virginia will incur a travel fee.
Deals for Deeds
$15 for $30 worth of food and drink at Town Tavern
Town Tavern in DC’s Adams Morgan offers drink specials seven days a week, featuring all-you-can-drink domestic beers and mixed drinks for $10. Food includes panini, burgers, fried pickle chips, and additional standard bar fare. Open a $30 tab for $15.
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$272 for a one-night stay for two in an executive junior suite in the Manhattan Club in New York City (a $467 value)
The Manhattan Club resort residence in the heart of New York City boasts Central Park views and is walking distance from Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, and the Museum of Modern Art. This deal gives you one night in an executive junior suite—outfitted with a plush living room, flat-screen LCD TV, and fully equipped kitchenette—plus a complimentary dining card and breakfast. You can upgrade your package to include two mezzanine-level tickets to a Broadway show ($473) or make it a two-night stay in a two-bath suite plus the Broadway tickets ($863). See all LivingSocial Escapes.
$875 for a five-day sustainable-cooking retreat with chef Joseph Gillard at Playa Viva, Mexico (a $1,010 value)
The retreat is March 2 through 6 at the private beachfront eco-luxury resort Playa Viva. Guests can pick their own food from the Playa Viva garden and learn sustainable-cooking techniques by practicing alongside chef Joseph Gillard of Napa Valley Grille. The retreat price includes all meals and nonalcoholic drinks, yoga classes, wi-fi, airport transportation, and opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Guests can pay $875 for a single-occupancy studio ($1,375 for double occupancy) or $1,775 for a double-occupancy deluxe suite ($2,300 for a triple).
$1,700 for a yoga and Ayurveda retreat in Kerala, India
The retreat is from March 23 to April 7 in Kerala, South India, which Lonely Planet and National Geographic rank as one of the must-see destinations in the world; it’s also one of India’s most developed states. This deal includes accommodations split among three hotels in three Kerala cities, one night in an air-conditioned houseboat on the backwaters of surrounding villages, some meals, entrance fees at monuments and attractions, cooking demos, and yoga sessions. You’ll need a tourist visa as well as a passport for this retreat. See all of MindBodyGreen’s yoga and wellness retreats.