When kids are out of school on summer break, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, … [Read More...]
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If you're deciding where to go to enjoy Fourth of July festivities, parks, beaches and businesses in Broward are … [Read More...]
Celebrate the pre-Fourth of July Weekend with A Star-Spangled Celebration featuring the South Florida Jubilee Chorus and … [Read More...]
Speakers, author presentations and discussions are featured at the South Florida Book Festival in Fort Lauderdale. … [Read More...]
Lego stores in Aventura and Sunrise offer a free project for kids to build and keep. The free Lego Monthly Model Mini … [Read More...]
The free Tow To Go program, a partnership of AAA and Budweiser in Florida and some other participating states, works to … [Read More...]
Grab a friend, head to Starbucks from June 27 to July 2 and chill out with this jolt of savings. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., … [Read More...]
Replicas of 27 dinosaurs are poised amid lush foliage during an impressive exhibit at a popular botanical and wildlife … [Read More...]
The Museums On Us program offers free entry the first weekend of each month at participating museums, including several … [Read More...]
Entertainment, art and food are featured at free family events with a lively Islands theme in downtown … [Read More...]
Promoting local businesses, free events at select shops in north Broward often include refreshments, entertainment and … [Read More...]
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Meet Your Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap Team
Patti Roth, a veteran Broward freelance writer, is the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap. Patti, who has lived in Florida since her teenage years, was previously a staffer at the Sun-Sentinel for about 14 years. As a freelancer, she’s written for many publications, including The Miami Herald, Florida Travel and Life, New Times, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com.
Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood and Tamarac.