Everybody loves ice cream. And everybody loves freebies. And free ice cream? That’s almost too good to be true.
Why is it that government officials seem inspired to reach the heights of creativity coming up with new taxes? Who knows. But their efforts could mean you’ll be paying new taxes on everything from bicycles to bowling, 2-by-4s to marijuana.
To drum up business in the lazy dog days of summer, retailers are offering deals such as free haircuts for kids, free gas, free bowling, and free ice-cold refreshments. Here’s a hot list of current freebies.
Get a coupon at GoBowling.com that can be redeemed for a free game this Saturday at participating bowling alleys around the country. The promotion celebrates the end of (who knew?) National Bowling Week.
Or to buy baby clothes, air conditioners, carpets, cell phones, boats, chocolate, furniture, or flip-flops?
Once a week, a bowling alley in Michigan (where else?) welcomes about 150 unemployed workers, along with some hiring companies and employer reps, to try to throw some strikes and get their careers out of the gutter. It’s all free too.