Election Day Freebies + Specials in Rhode Island
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Harry's Bar & Burger, Providence
Travel + Leisure's favorite local burger joint will reward Rhode Islanders for making it through this election season with a tasty promotion. Tuesday, November 6th, guests who show proof of voting can enjoy a delicious Harry’s slider of their choice – including the Classic Cheese, Pastrami Burger, Sloppy Harry, and Pig Pile - for just $1. Limit of 4 per customer.
121 Main St, Providence, www.harrysbarburger.com.
Cheap rides to the polls
Need a ride to the polls? Zipcar, the popular car-sharing company with locations and cars all over Rhode Island, will hook you up with a special, Election Day discount of 50% off all Zipcars on Election Day from 5am to 9pm.
Zipcar is also working with Rock the Vote to encourage Zipsters to be active in their communities. Register to vote on their Facebook page, find your polling place and then zip to the polls on November 6.
Blue/Red Plate Specials
Legal Sea Foods, Warwick
Through Monday, November 5, Legal Sea Foods is letting you vote ... with your taste buds. Take advantage of the popular restaurant's presidential Blue Plate and Red Plate specials that pay tribute to the seafood from the home and adopted states of this year's candidates.
Blue Plate Special
A liberal offering of macadamia-coconut crusted mahi-mahi with roasted brussels sprouts in a lime butter sauce. It is so delicious, you'll want it for four more years. $25.95
Red Plate Special
Pan-seared cod with steamed spaghetti squash in bourbon lobster cream sauce. Appealing to the 1%er, it will be enjoyed by 100% of those who vote to order it. $25.95
Legal Sea Foods, 2099 Old Post Rd, Warwick. (401) 732-3663, www.legalseafoods.com.
Free escape for losers
JetBlue Election Protection, TF Green Airport
Here's a great way to take the sting out of losing on Election Day. Sign up online, now, for JetBlue's Election Protection 2012 promotion. Register your voting preference in the national presidential election, and if you're on the losing side, you're automatically entered into a drawing for a free flight to an international Jet Blue destination of your choosing. Live Free Or Fly, Rhode Island.
Check in and vote online, here.
Free apple pie
The ROI, Providence
Take advantage of this all-American reward from The ROI, the popular watering hole and restaurant in the Knowledge District. Show up with your "I Voted" sticker on Election Day and enjoy a free slice of apple pie, or a free appetizer with any entree.
Offer valid through November 8th.
150 Chestnut St, Providence, (401) 272-2161. www.theroiprov.com.
Market Bowl Poll Giveaway
Boston Market, Providence + Cranston
Now you can choose the Left or Right Wing in a fun promotion at Boston Market. Go online now to vote on which wing you prefer in the restaurant's latest Market Bowl offerings (left wing is chicken, right wing is turkey). Your vote will get you a downloadable coupon for a Boston Market deal.
Boston Market will announce the protein poll-winner on November 7, with another special offer for everyone who voted in the poll. 633 N. Main St, Providence; 185 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston. www.marketbowlpoll.com.
Purina online, statewide
While we ponder big match-ups here in Rhode Island, we can also vote in one of the ultimate throwdowns: cats versus dogs.
Purina is hosting "America's Pet Debate" to answer the age-old question: Who's better -- cats or dogs? Pet lovers can cast their vote on Purina's website or Facebook page until Nov. 8. For every vote cast, Purina will donate $1, up to $100,000, to Pet Partners' Veteran Programs, which helps fund pet therapy for U.S. veterans who need assistance. The winner will be announced on Nov. 9.
Free "Indivisible" bands
No matter who you vote for this week, stop by Starbucks locations throughout Rhode Island for a special, patriotic giveaway: the coffee giant's themed wristband that raises funds and awareness for American jobs through the Create Jobs for USA Fund.
Indivisible wristbands are being given away only on Election Day, November 6. To find the Starbucks nearest you, go here.
Vote and Vax
JB Pharmacy, Providence
Get two important things accomplished this election day with Vote and Vax, a national intiative that allows you to vote and get your flu vaccine in the same location (the vaccine is NOT free... be prepared to pay the regular vaccination charge at the location).
Initially a collaboration between The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and SPARC (Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration), Vote & Vax works with local public health providers to assist them in launching vaccination clinics at or near polling places across the country.
1017 Smith St, Providence, open 9am-6pm.
For everyone who is feeling a little overwhelmed by the Election this year and in need of a little higher power, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin will celebrate a noon Mass on Tuesday, November 6th, as voters head to the polls to decide the presidency.
The Mass will take place at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence. According to the Diocese, the Mass is billed as a "non-partisan liturgical celebration."
30 Fenner St, Providence, (401) 331-2434.
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