Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, November 3, 2008

In Recession, the Promise of Free Stuff Gives Us Another Reason to Vote

Posted By on Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 3:52 PM

If the beautiful ideal of democracy is not enough to sustain you through the long wait to cast your ballot tomorrow, here are a few freebies that might.

i_voted_stickers.jpg

But be sure to collect your "I Voted" sticker on your way out.

starbux.jpg

- Starbucks, as Ian already reported over on Gut Check, will be giving out free tall cups of coffee. No proof required, besides your word. Vote early, caffeinate often.

More election freebies after the jump...

donut.jpg

\ - Then head over to Krispy Kreme and grab a star-shaped donut with “patriotic sprinkles.” They do require a sticker.

chx.jpg

- At lunchtime, enjoy a free chicken sandwich at Chik-fil-A. Sticker also required.

8_bohemianraspberry.jpg

- Ben & Jerry’s stores will be handing out free scoops of ice cream between 5 and 8 p.m.

- And, should you find yourself in Kirksville, Missouri, stop by Dyed Hyde Tattoo and Body Piercing for a free body piercing. (Note: while the piercing itself is free, you will have to pay a $5 materials fee.)

- Babeland, the New York and Seattle-based sex toy retailer, will be handing out toys tomorrow: a Silver Bullet mini-vibrator for the ladies and a Maverick Sleeve for the gents. Alas, the offer is good only in stores, but if you’re planning to travel within the next few days, the offer is good till November 11.

Sadly, none of the St. Louis sex toy stores have jumped on the freebie bandwagon.

-Aimee Levitt

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 19, 2022

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2022 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation