It's National Dollar Day - Here are a Few Ways to Save a Dollar (or a Few) in Louisville Today

Today is National Dollar Day! In honor of the establishment of our national monetary system, here are some ways to save a dollar (or a few) in Louisville today:

Try a local Happy Hour:

-          Wick’s Pizza offers ½ priced appetizers and $0.75 wings from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Buy 1 Get 1 Free pasta all day!

-          Mellow Mushroom has a killer happy hour with ½ off all drafts (excluding super rare brews), all wells, select margaritas, select cocktails, all wine, and all munchies (excluding wings) from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

-          Gerstle’s Place has $1 PBR’s, $1 Miller High Life and $2 Sierra Nevada/Tecate from open to 8:00pm, and then from 11:00pm to close they have a special for Trivia Night - $3 pints and 2 for 1 wells!

-          If you’re a pool shark, check out Kaiju – not only are games free on Mondays, they offer $1 off all beer, wine and wells and $2 off sake ALL day!

Check out a local event for savings:

-          Westport Whiskey & Wine is hosting a tasting event with Dee’s Crafts where you can create beautiful jewelry while sipping your favorite wine! The event is from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, and all attendees receive a 10% discount on wine purchases during the event, as well as 20% off wire and tools from Dee’s and a 2-for-1 wine tasting coupon. Registration is required – call or visit Dee’s to register: 5045 Shelbyville Rd., 502-896-6755.

-          Try out Sunset Yoga at Captain’s Quarters! Led by international yoga teacher Ashley Baldwin, you get a full 60 minutes of instruction for a low price of $10 and you can stay for a cocktail afterwards! Bring your own yoga mat.

Take advantage of some awesome local deals or coupons:

-          Krispy Kreme is offering $20 worth of fresh donuts for $10 dollars on Groupon

-          Get 4 classes for $39 ($49 savings) or one month of unlimited classes for $69 ($30 savings) at barre3 Louisville (on Groupon)

-          Monday’s Sub of the Day is Turkey & Ham at Subway, which means you can get a 6-inch of this delicious sub for just $3!

-          Summer will soon be coming to a close, so get yourself ready for the cooler temperatures and get a furnace system tune up and maintenance from Anytime Heating & Air for just $29 (regular price $169) – coupon on Livingsocial

-          While the hot days are still here, cool off with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt! Get three $9 vouchers ($27 value) for just $5 each (or $15 total) on Livingsocial

Try some money-saving tips from the pros:

-          Cancel your expensive cable, and instead pay $8.99 or less a month for services like Hulu and Netflix which let you stream movies and TV shows anytime.

-          Program your home thermostat not to run when you’re at work during the day to lower your utility bill.

-          Make your own coffee at home instead of $2+ dollars a pop at the local coffee stop and save a bundle of money

-          Check out local buy, sell, trade groups on Facebook for everything from used clothing to household items to used vehicles and more (like the Louisville/Jefferson County Virtual Yard Sale group page). There are groups in just about every locale and county around Louisville, and it’s a great way to freshen up your wardrobe or redecorate your house on a budget. Just be sure to read the guidelines for each group!

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