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America's Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance … [Read More...]
The website for the Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society features opportunities for a $2 discount for the Orchid Show. The … [Read More...]
Weston and Broward Sheriff's Office are presenting a free Winter Safety Expo with entertainment, activities for kids and … [Read More...]
For free weeknight entertainment, savor the sounds of old favorites with a DJ spinning tunes at the beach in Deerfield … [Read More...]
For budget-friendly group exercise opportunities, some libraries in Broward and other venues offer free exercise … [Read More...]
For a frugal spin on bowling with friends, browse deals offered at AMF Lanes in Davie and Pembroke Pines. Deals … [Read More...]
If you enjoy sipping frosty locally-produced beer, perhaps you'd appreciate a tour of the brewery. Breweries in Fort … [Read More...]
Entry is free to browse vehicles on display at an auto show in Pompano Beach. The event with about 600 vehicles is … [Read More...]
Free events and deals on activities and entertainment offer budget-friendly things to do for the weekend in Broward. … [Read More...]
Florida Renaissance Festival offers several opportunities for discounts and free entry for some to attend the event in … [Read More...]
For free entertainment, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach offers outdoor performances weekends. The free … [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.