NOW has partnered with local business to make available a bunch of free deals. Here's what's on offer.
The Parkdale institution, excellent for old-school Italian, offers a free appetizer for dine-in customers (with purchase) through the month of February. Open Wednesday to Monday, 4 pm to 4 am.
Go to nowtoronto.com/AntiRecords for free downloads of songs by Calexico, Daniel Lanois, Son Little, Dr. Dog, Title Fight, Tweedy and Pops Staples. anti.com
The Shack is giving away a free flavoured condom with any purchase, a free Tenga Egg with any purchase over $50 pre-tax, or free Fuck Water lube with purchases over $100. Offer valid to February 14.
231 Queen West, 416-596-7515, condomshack.com
The sex-positive store offers free Good for Her massage oil with $30 purchase ($5 value), a free vibrator with $75 purchase ($14 value) or a free XConfessions film by Erika Lust with $100 purchase ($30 value).
175 Harbord, 416-588-0900, goodforher.com
Get an entrée free with the purchase of another of equal or greater value. Redeemable with a copy of the ad in this week’s Now. Limit one coupon per table, valid to February 13.
67 Front East, 416-867-9791, cestwhat.com
The hair spot offers a free blow-dry on Monday or Wednesday with the purchase of two blow-drys. Expires April 1.
393 Danforth, 416-466-4346
Win a free vegetarian cooking class at the health emporium. Gluten and Dairy Free for the Whole Family, March 23, 7 to 9:30 pm, with holistic nutritionist Kate McMurray. More details at nowtoronto.com/contests.
348 Danforth, 416 466 2129, thebigcarrot.ca
The Ethiopian eatery offers a free lentil soup with the purchase of an entrée. Offer expires February 8.
869 Bloor West, 416-535-6615, lalibelaethiopianrestaurant.com
For the second year in a row, Teksavvy is giving readers a chance to win a year of free internet. Go to teksavvy.com/nowthinkfree to enter.
Buy one pizza, get one appetizer free (one per table). Must show January 29 ad in NOW to validate offer.
791 King West, 647-748-5464, lucerestaurant.net
The brewhouse on the lake offers free guided tours and tastings every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 4 pm and every Saturday and Sunday at 3 and 5 pm. Register online at amsterdambrewhouse.com.
The Beverley, in the heart of trendy Queen West, offers free breakfast with the any overnight stay. Just mention NOW Magazine.
335 Queen West. 416-493-2786 , thebeverleyhotel.ca
NOW always offers opportunities to score great free stuff. Here’s what you can win right now at nowtoronto.com/contests.
Win a pair of tickets to February’s sold-out edition of First Thursdays, including admission to Now’s The Time: Jean-Michel Basquiat (exhibit preview) and music by the legendary Grandmaster Flash.
317 Dundas West, ago.net, @agotoronto
Win a pair of all-access passes to the Wavelength Music Festival at various venues, February 13-15.
Win a pair of tickets to the special IFOA event, In Conversation With Roxane Gay, February 7 at Harbourfront Centre.
Win a pair of tickets to see Sam Feldt on February 7 or Giraffage on February 6, both at the Hoxton.
Win a pair of tickets to see Zap Mama & Antibalas at Koerner Hall on February 7.
273 Bloor West, rcmusic.ca
Win one of seven copies of the soundtrack to A Most Violent Year. Check it out before the film opens in theatres January 30.
Win a pair of tickets to the special tribute to Fred “The Hammer” Williamson and a screening of Boss, February 13 at Jackman Hall.
Go to nowtoronto.com/contests for your chance to win free registration ($100 value) from the Trebas Institute.
2340 Dundas West, 416-966-3066, trebas.com
Win a pair of tickets to Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, running January 29 to February 21 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.
Win a pair of tickets to the Friday Night Live Carnival event at the Royal Ontario Museum on February 6.
rom.on.ca, #FNLROM, 100 Queens Park, 416-586-8000
Win dinner for two at the Amsterdam Brewhouse.
Win a pair of passes to Jupiter Ascending, a Warner Bros. release, and a movie prize pack. You could also win the grand prize, a fully computerized GoTo telescope and $200 gift certificate to Wish Restaurant.