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April 15, 2014

Take Advantage Of Tax Day Deals In Philadelphia At Restaurants, Hotels And Attractions Today, Tuesday, April 15

The National Constitution Center hosts programming all day to teach visitors a thing or two about their tax dollars. (Photo courtesy National Constitution Center)

It’s Tax Day, Philadelphia, which means some may feel a slight pinch in the pocketbook from Uncle Sam.

To alleviate some of that financial stress, though, many local spots offer up one-day-only events, deals and freebies.

For those in search of a sweet Tax-Day deal, Philadelphia restaurants, hotels and a couple attractions welcome tax payers with discounts and more.

Here are a handful of ways to spend Tax Day in and around Philadelphia.

National Constitution Center: For those looking to turn Tax Day into a teaching moment, spend the day at the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall. All day, the center hosts a variety of free-with-admission programming exploring the “sense” of taxes. Check out the tax machine exhibit for a visual depiction of just where tax dollars go, or see The Most Famous Tax Protest in History: The Story of the Boston Tea Party, an interactive show.

When: Tuesday, April 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 525 Arch Street
Cost: Free with admission

• Rosa Blanca: Chef Jose Garces’ new Cuban diner, Rosa Blanca, gets in on the tax-day relief with a special deal today to help launch a new delivery service via a custom-made trike bike. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, tax payers in need of a dining deal can order delivery from Rosa Blanca through Grubhub or Seamless and receive free delivery and a 15-percent discount on the delivery order.

When: Tuesday, April 15, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 707 Chestnut Street
Cost: Pay as you go

• Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse: To take the edge off of filing taxes — or maybe to celebrate a whopper of a return — head to Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse in Center City today for two Tax Day-inspired cocktails at $12 a piece. Choose from The Taxman, a citrus-mint refresher made with Hendrick’s gin, or the 1099, a heady mix of Jack Daniels whiskey, St. Germain, triple sec and Angostura bitters.

When: Tuesday, April 15
Where: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 1426 Chestnut Street
Cost: Pay as you go

• Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel: Those who’ve officially signed off on their taxes for the year should make time for a little reward. Today, the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel offers tax payers complimentary 10-minute hand massages in the lobby and $15 bottles of select wines at Tavern 17 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Both offers are first-come, first-served and based on availability.

When: Tuesday, April 15, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel,
Cost: Free massage, $15 bottles of wine

• Hotel Palomar Philadelphia: For all of the accountants out there working right up until the last moment, Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Philadelphia rewards number crunchers with a tax-relief happy hour package. For $35, tax professionals can enjoy butler passed hors d’oeuvres and a two-hour open bar catered by Square 1682 available from today, April 15, through April 30.

When: April 15-30
Where: Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, 117 S. 17th Street
Cost: $35

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