$200 for $400 toward a bike and accessories, or $70 for a bike tune-up at Bicycle Stations
Bicycle Stations in DC is a one-stop shop for all your pedal-pushing needs. Spend $200 for $400 toward a new bike and accessories, or give your old bike some TLC with a full-service bicycle tune-up for $70 (a $150 value).
$20 for two cooking classes at Young Chefs Academy of Stafford (up to $70 value)
Young Chefs Academy teaches budding chefs ages four to 14 proper kitchen etiquette, safety procedures, and basic food-prep skills. In a 90-minute class, children will follow a recipe from start to finish. This deal takes 67 percent off the culinary experience.
Additional Groupon deals:
$150 for three laser hair-removal treatments at Ageless Advantages in Rockville.
$10 for a $20 gift card for frozen yogurt at TangySweet
TangySweet in DC’s Penn Quarter and Dupont Circle combines five flavors of soft fro-yo with a plethora of seasonal toppings (such as apple-spice compote and granola). Pay $10 for a $20 frozen fix.
$20 for ten fitness classes at Jeff Gordon’s Mixed Martials Arts Academy (normally $169)
At Jeff Gordon’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Gaithersburg, you can train under instructors such as Master Pedro Sauer, an eighth-degree black belt in Brazilian jiujitsu. Pay $20 for ten classes; offerings include boxing, judo, muay Thai kickboxing, and krav maga.
Additional LivingSocial deals:
$10 for ice skating for two at Fairfax Ice Arena.
$29 for a one-hour massage from Chiro on the Go (a $75 value)
Chiro on the Go, a chiropractic and wellness office in Alexandria, takes its services on the road in an effort to accommodate clients’ lifestyle and needs. Buy this deal for 61 percent off and get an hourlong professional chiropractic massage from the comfort of your home.
$20 for $50 worth of merchandise from Paper Culture
Paper Culture online creates ecofriendly stationery such as holiday cards and invitations on rich, 130-pound stock made from 100 percent recycled paper. Paper Culture also stuffs and mails for free—you just pay the cost of stamps. Pay $20 for a $50 order with this deal.
$30 for $100 worth of photography services from Glamor Shots
Glamor Shots (Fairfax and Hanover) has a makeup artist and catalogue of props to create glamorous photos of you and your loved ones. Take this 70 percent discount on $100 worth of photos and prints, including holiday cards.
$25 for $50 worth of children’s holiday outfits from Amiastri.com
Amiastri.com carries holiday and special-occasion clothing for infants and children, six months to size 10. This $25 deal gives you a $50 gift certificate toward any purchase, plus free standard shipping on purchases that are more than $75.
$80 for a one-night getaway at the Lindon Row Inn in historic Richmond (a $171 value)
The Lindon Row Inn in downtown Richmond is made up of seven 19th-century rowhouses, and it’s a stone’s throw from attractions such as the Richmond Symphony, the Virginia State Capitol, and the James River Cellars Winery. This deal gives you and one guest a stay in the Main House with a king-size bed, continental breakfast for two, and authentic Victorian furnishings.
$179 for a one-night private beachfront respite at Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast on Long Island Sound (a $370 value; pay $297 for two nights).
Starting at $52.14 per night, 968 Park Hotel in South Lake Tahoe (normally starting at $337 a night)
Ski season is starting in Lake Tahoe, California, and the 968 Park Hotel, located near the Heavenly and Kirkwood ski resorts, is Lake Tahoe’s first ecofriendly hotel. Pay $52.14 a night for a standard double double suite (two double beds), or pay $59.40 per night for a deluxe single king (one king bed) or deluxe double queen (two queen beds).
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