Thursday, May 17, 2012
Did you know you can get discounts just for checking in to your favorite spots?
Who says you can't get something for nothing? Just by check-in on Foursquare at places you go every day and you can get some great freebies or discounts. Here's what we found in Northeast Georgia this week: Johnny's Pizza, 2023 Grayson Hwy, Grayson - Get 25% off an appetizer with your first check-in. HJC Clothing & Company, 70 North Broad St, Winder - One free Car Monogram of your choice with your first check-in. Choo Choo Express, 1021 Parkway Blvd, Athens - Get a free order of a two piece spring roll and drink with your first check-in.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Foursquare recently named our beloved city one of the least romantic cities in the nation.
Cupid appears to have missed the hearts of Foursquare users. The social network lists Lawrenceville as the third least romantic city in the entire United States of America. Foursquare based its results on more than 1.5 billion check-ins at romantic places such as French restaurants, flower shops and lingerie stores. The title of most romantic city went to Lake Buena Vista, FL—home to Walt Disney World, while Beaverton, OR—home to athletic mega-brand Nike—was named the least romantic. Joe Burnett of the Downtown Development Authority laughed at the ranking. “Lawrenceville is very romantic,” said Burnett. “We have a lot of different things going on for Valentine’s—the dance at the Courthouse, Aurora’s got their Valentine’s stuff (Swing …