This fast food joint is giving away free breakfast sandwiches in May

Subway announced this week that it will be giving out free breakfast sandwiches during the entire month of May — but there is a catch.

quick-serve chain Subway has done well because of deals like the $5 footlong

To qualify for the free deal, customers are required to purchase a sub for lunch, AND they have to complete their order before 9 a.m.

Under the buy-one-get-one offer, customers who purchase any sub (6 inch or footlong) before 9 a.m. will receive a free 6-inch breakfast sandwich.

“Everyone knows the importance of breakfast to help fuel their day, that’s why this May we want to make your morning even better by offering a free Subway breakfast as a reward for enjoying any of our millions of fresh, handcrafted sandwich combinations,” said Chris Martone, executive chef for the Subway brand. “Our robust breakfast menu has something for everyone – whether you’re in a rush, on-the-go, or sitting down for your first meal of the day.”


National Pancake Day: Here is how to get free pancakes

IHOP is giving away free pancakes today as part of an effort to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other charities. BD8734-001

The “Pancakes with Purpose” promotion runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today (March 8) at participating restaurant. Guests will receive one free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities.

IHOP hopes to raise $3.5 million for charity this year. This is the eleventh annual National Pancake Day.

Free to see: Check out this list of free PBC attractions

With spring break just around the corner, Palm Beach County tourism leaders are putting the spotlight on the area’s free tourist offerings and attractions.

Discover The Palm Beaches, the county’s official tourism marketing organization, recently released this list of free attractions and events in Palm Beach County.

Manatee murals, manatee skeletons and manatee stuffed toys are all on display at Florida Power & Light’s new Manatee Lagoon science center, which held its grand opening activities on Friday, February 5, 2016. It opens to the public at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 6. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post)
Manatee murals, manatee skeletons and manatee stuffed toys are all on display at Florida Power & Light’s new Manatee Lagoon science center, which held its grand opening activities on Friday, February 5, 2016. It opens to the public at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 6. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post)

The list includes hot spots from Boca Raton to Juno Beach. The attractions are opened to both locals and tourists.

Here is Discover’s list:

Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Natural Areas

Gallery Exhibitions at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Palm Beach Lake Trail for biking

West Palm Beach Green Market (through May)

Delray Beach Green Market (through May)

Manatee Lagoon, an FPL Eco-Discovery Center

Gardens at Society of the Four Arts

Clematis by Night on Thursdays

CityPlace offers free concerts on Fridays and Saturdays – Pro tip: scroll down until you see the concerts link, they update the schedule every month

Okeeheelee Nature Center

Underwater Snorkeling Trail at Phil Foster Park

Palm Beach Photographic Centre

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum

Grassy Waters Preserve

Downtown West Palm Beach Trolley

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

A day at the beach!



Born on Feb. 29? Check out this birthday freebie

If you were born on Leap Day, you’re in luck.

Pizza Hut is giving away free pizzas to customers born on Feb. 29.

Anyone who visits a participating Pizza Hut restaurant on Feb. 29 and shows a government-issued photo ID to prove they were born on Leap Day will receive a free, one-topping Personal Pan Pizza for carryout, according to a news release announcing the promotion.

Pizza Hut is test marketing its Skinny Slice pizzas in West Palm Beach and Toledo, Ohio. (Photo/Pizza Hut)
Pizza Hut is test marketing its Skinny Slice pizzas in West Palm Beach and Toledo, Ohio. (Photo/Pizza Hut)

The national restaurant chain will also host a Pizza Party on Feb. 29 in Anthony, Texas, which is known as the “Leap Year Capital of the World.” Since 1988, the town has hosted a birthday festival each Leap Year for people born on Feb. 29.

This year, Pizza Hut plans to offer those at the town’s annual birthday party parade the choice of a free cheese or pepperoni Personal Pan Pizza.

“Pizza Hut has been the site of many, many birthday parties through the years, and since Leaplings only get to celebrate their true birthdays every four years, we wanted to make their day special and help them honor their birthdays in a big way,” said Doug Terfehr, senior director of public relations, Pizza Hut. “To mark the day in an even bigger way, we felt it was only fitting that we bring a pizza party to the Leap Year Capital of the World. We’re excited to spend our extra day in 2016 celebrating the best way we know how: with great-tasting, flavorful Pizza Hut pizza.”

For those not born on Feb. 29, Pizza Hut has a deal for you too. The company points to its $5 Flavor Menu. Pizza Hut said the menu features “a medium one-topping pizza, eight bone-out WingStreet Wings, the Ultimate HERSHEY’S Chocolate Chip Cookie, HERSHEY’S Triple Chocolate Brownie, Tuscani Pasta, a double order of breadsticks or flavor sticks and four 20-oz. Pepsi beverages for just $5 each when ordering two or more.”


Local mall to surprise shoppers today with free gift cards; goodies

In celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness Day today, officials at the Boynton Beach Mall will be surprising shoppers with a variety of freebies, including gift cards.giftcards

Beginning at 10 a.m., mall managers will be randomly giving a way a host of items to shoppers including $50 gift cards, beauty gift baskets, handbags, t-shirts, movie passes, complimentary lunches and dinners. The items come from a variety of mall retailer including JCPenney, Youfit Health Clubs, Perfumania, Sephora, LA Leggings, Buca di Beppo, East West Bistro Buffet, Pops Corn and Versace Gelateria Italiana & Gourmet.

“National Random Acts of Kindness Day is an ideal opportunity for Boynton Beach Mall to show appreciation to shoppers and to encourage thoughtfulness and charity in the community,” said Poonam Patel, director of marketing and business development at Boynton Beach Mall. “We’re looking forward to spreading smiles throughout the day and encouraging others to pay the kindness forward.”

In addition to surprising shoppers, Boynton Beach Mall management will also be treating its retailers to sweet treats and coffee, officials said.

Deal alert: Local tourism officials promote free attractions; discount packages

Discover The Palm Beaches, Palm Beach County’s official tourism marketing organization, has taken to the internet to promote a number of free local attractions.

In a blog posted on the tourism organization’s website, leaders point to a number of free activities and discounted hotel and golf course packages available across Palm Beach County. The events and discounts are opened to both Palm Beach County residents and out-of-town guests.

Among the free offerings on Discover’s list:

Boca Raton Museum of Art: The Museum is open free to the public on the first Sunday of every month.

South Florida Science Center Photo by Peter W. Cross
South Florida Science Center Photo by Peter W. Cross

Norton Museum of Art: In celebration of the Museum’s 75th Birthday, the museum will be FREE to the public on February 11, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Live entertainment and dance lessons will also be available to visitors that day.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium: The first full weekend of every month, cardholders can present their Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit cards and photo ID to receive one free general admission.

Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center: The FREE 16,000-square-foot Palm Beach County educational attraction, now open to the public, has a dedicated area for viewing manatees up close. The Center will also feature engaging, hands-on exhibits for visitors to learn all about these endangered and unique creatures as well as the natural wonders of the surrounding Lake Worth Lagoon. On cold winter days, the facility’s observation deck will be the ideal spot to view manatee herds basking in the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light Company’s adjacent Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center.

Screen On The Green: Enjoy free outdoor screenings in the open-air featuring family-friendly movies, both classics and newer films on the 2nd Friday of each month from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. in downtown West Palm Beach. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to this theater under the stars.

Sunday On The Waterfront: This free monthly concert series occurs every 3rd Sunday of each month from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in downtown West Palm Beach. The family-friendly series includes national and regional recording artists. Guests can enjoy a Sunday funday in an ideal setting with good times and great entertainment. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to this outdoor event.

To see Discover’s entire list, click here.