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Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

ATLANTA -- Five Guys has become the largest restaurant chain to sign up for the Coca-Cola Freestyle dispenser system.

The burger chain will begin installing two Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains in all company-owned restaurant locations across the country next month.

Five Guys has about 875 restaurants across the United States and Canada. It began testing Coke's Freestyle system in the Atlanta market, home to 24 of its restaurant locations, in 2010.

The touch screen-operated Freestyle lets consumers create their own personal and customized drinks, dispensing more than 100 sparkling and still beverage brands from one machine.

Firehouse Subs also recently adopted the Freestyle for its restaurants.

That's a "lotto" dough: Mega Millions surpasses $100 million

That's a "lotto" dough: Mega Millions surpasses $100 million

ATLANTA -- Georgia Lottery players have the opportunity to collect a hefty prize from Friday's Mega Millions drawing.

It only takes $1 to try for an estimated $113 million jackpot, which will go to a single annuity winner.

Any lucky Mega Millions player who matches all five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball number could win about $4.3 million for 26 years or a single payment of approximately $82 million.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions benefit education in the state.

DEALCHICKEN: $35 for $85 at PinUpGirl! Cosmetics

DEALCHICKEN: $35 for $85 at PinUpGirl! Cosmetics

ATLANTA -- Wednesday's DealChicken Atlanta deal will help Metro Atlanta's glamour girls look fabulous for less.

For one day only, DealChicken members can score an $85 makeover from PinUpGirl! Cosmetics for only $35. That's a savings of 58 percent on a new 'do, professional makeup application, eyebrow sculpting, skin prep and more.

After their fabulous makeovers, DealChicken chicks can also take advantage of the 2-Look Photo Package for $149 -- in other words, two makeovers, costume changes and photo shoots for the price of one.

These deals expire on Mar. 21, 2012. PinUpGirl! Cosmetics has a 24-hour cancellation policy for makeovers and photo shoots.

Sunday sales vote could cost Atlanta

Sunday sales vote could cost Atlanta

ATLANTA -- A debate over retail sales of alcohol on Sundays erupted during Monday's Atlanta City Council meeting.

The council voted Sept. 6 to put local-option legislation passed by the General Assembly on the November election ballot. If Atlanta residents vote yes, supermarkets, convenience stores and liquor stores would be allowed to sell beer, wine and liquor on Sundays.

At the time, council members believed the referendum could be put on the ballot at little or no cost to the city because there was going to be an election anyway.

But since then, the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections has informed the city that its services in conducting the referendum won't be free.

Monday's debate was the second such incident in three weeks.

The council voted 9-1 to pay the county up to $17,050 for the Sunday sales vote, but not before Councilman C.T.

Introducing DealChicken -- and cheap airport parking

Introducing DealChicken -- and cheap airport parking

ATLANTA -- DealChicken Atlanta has officially hatched.

What is DealChicken? Read all about it here.

And what is DealChicken Atlanta's first-ever deal? It's something that will come in handy to nearly every Metro Atlanta resident at one time or another -- deeply discounted parking for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

For today only, DealChicken members can pay $11 for three days of parking and shuttle service at Atlanta Park'N Ticket. That's 67 percent off the regular price of $33.

Back to School Sale 8/14 - 8/20

Back to School Sale 8/14 - 8/20

With most of school back in session this is the perfect time to stock up not only your home but also your office with extra supplies for the year. The Coupon Diva has compiled a list of the best deals around the metro area. 

Here are some tips that you can take with you:

  • Walmart does price matching take the ads with you. you can also use coupons in addition to price matching for a even bigger saving.
  • Target also does price matching but you MUST have the ad and it has to be the exact same item.  You can do this at customer service. 
  • Target has store coupons online  that you can use. Just go to the Target Website and scroll down to the bottom and click on the link that says coupon.

50% OFF Six Flags during School Supply Drive "Bonus Week" Aug. 8-12

50% OFF Six Flags during School Supply Drive "Bonus Week" Aug. 8-12

Six Flags, GA --  Our friends at Six Flags and Atlanta Community Food Bank are teaming together to help families with kids receive the necessary school supplies needed to start the school year off right. For your contribution, you can enter in the park for 50% off next week. 

Enjoy a day of thrills and lend a helping hand as Six Flags Over Georgia hosts a School Supply Drive in partnership with Kids In Need, a project of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.  Park goers that donate six new school supplies will receive a coupon valid for 50% off park admission during a “Bonus Week” of operation, August 8-12.  

“Six Flags is always looking for ways to be involved in the community,” said Melinda Ashcraft, Park President.  “We could not think of a better way to say farewell to summer than by collecting school supplies for families that cannot afford these essentials for their children.”

Every year,