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Tax Day Relief: Discounts And Freebies In Los Angeles

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If taxes are getting you down today, we've got some deals around town that will help take the edge off of this day. Cheap cocktails and cupcakes will help you forget about your sorrows—at least momentarily.

Sprinkles Cupcakes is offering a special discount today at participating locations (Photo via Sprinkles Cupcakes' Facebook)
Sprinkles Cupcakes

If gorging on frosted cupcakes is your way to deal with April 15th pressures, we won't judge you. Sprinkles Cupcakes is offering a buy one cupcake, get one free deal all day today. You just have to whisper "tax day" to the cashier.

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Sprinkles Cupcakes is located at 9635 S. Santa Monica Blvd. in Beverly Hills, (310) 274-8765; 189 the Grove Drive at the Grove, (323) 931-4498; FIGat7th at 735 S. Figureroa St. in downtown, (213) 228-2100; and 180 Promenade Way in Westlake Village, (805) 370-5306. Hours vary, so check their website for more information.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar

If you need something strong to make you feel better about today, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar is offering all day today a special Write Off cocktail for $4.15 (we see what you did there...priced for April 15) at both their Fairfax Avenue and Little Osaka locations. The kicked-up drink is made of gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, orange and Angostura bitters.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar is located at 351 N. Fairfax Ave. in Fairfax Village, (310) 288-6500; and 1800 Sawtelle Blvd. in Little Osaka, (310) 288 6500. Check the website for hours.

The Thirsty Crow will be serving a $1 Old Fashioned today for Tax Day (Photo courtesy of 1933 Group)
$1 Cocktails From 1933 Group

Drink away your sorrows with these $1 cocktails at the following 1933 Group bars, all from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (except for La Cuevita, which goes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.). There is a 2 drinks per order minimum...which makes that $2; we're okay with that. However, there's a limited quantity of the drinks, so get there early. Consider this a tax refund if you didn't actually get one in real life. Wah wah.

Sassafras's $1 cocktail is the Sherry Cobbler. The bar is located at 1233 N. Vine Street in Hollywood.

The Big Foot Lodge's $1 cocktail is the Lodge Mule. The bar is located at 3172 Los Feliz Blvd. in Atwater Village.

Big Foot West's $1 cocktail is the Rickey Refund. The bar is located at 10939 Venice Blvd. in Palms.

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The Thirsty Crow's $1 cocktail is the Old Fashioned. The bar is located at 2939 West Sunset Blvd. in Silver Lake.

Oldfield’s Liquor Room's $1 cocktail is the New Brunswick Sour. The bar is located at 10899 Venice Blvd. in West L.A.

La Cuevita's $1 cocktail is the Write Off and is served from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at this location. The bar is located at 5922 N. Figueroa Blvd. in Highland Park.

Franklin & Company

What's better than happy hour? Happy hour all day. Franklin & Company will be offering $5 well drinks, $5 house chardonnay, $4 select draft beers, half-off beer flights and $15 a pot of the house red wine blend (you know, if you need to bring out the big guns). Hey, and it's located close to UCB, in case you need to get your laugh on with some comedy afterwards.

Franklin & Company is located at 5923 Franklin Ave. in Hollywood Hills, (323) 463-1552. It's open from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. today.

The Hudson

Weho folks, we didn't forget about you guys. In case you're getting off work late tonight or celebrating your day off, The Hudson will be have a late happy hour from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. with $4 select well drinks, draft beer and wine.

The Hudson is located at 1114 N Crescent Heights Blvd. in West Hollywood, (323) 654-6686.

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