Eating in a restaurant, with friends or family, is always fun. But it can be expensive, especially if you dine out often. Here are eight ways to save on eating out in South Florida: 1. Local Dines: This South Florida business offers certificates for 50% dining in more than 350 South Florida restaurants in Broward, Palm […]
Wouldn’t it be great if there were an easy way to give your unwanted but perfectly good stuff to someone who needed it? And a way to get stuff that’s perfect for you but doesn’t work for your neighbors any more? There is, and it’s called Freecycle. It’s a great way to work with your […]
The Friends of the Broward County Library hold a monthly First Friday Special Collection Fair, featuring books for sale, plus CDs and cassettes. The sale is 11 a.m to 3 p.m. the first Friday of every month at the Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
The show “Extreme Couponing” has brought new attention to the money you can save on groceries by judicious use of coupons. While we don’t advocate that you stockpile a 30-year supply of toilet paper in your garage, we do recommend looking for coupons before you head to the grocery store. If you’re looking for coupons, […]
We’re always trying to find a way to dine out on the cheap. One option is Local Dines South Florida (formerly South Florida Dines), which sells discount dining certificates to more than 350 restaurants in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County. The usual discount is 50% off. Occasional Blue Plate Specials take the cost even […]
This deal has been around for a while, but it’s still a good one: Every Wednesday and Sunday, McDonald’s offers hamburgers for 49 cents and cheeseburgers for 69 cents. On Mondays, you can get an order of McNuggets for 99 cents.
One of the most fun things to do is listen to live music. But it’s not always easy to find out where the bands you want to hear are playing. Weekend Broward is a website that will help you find live music events, most with no cover charge. The site covers music in Broward, Boca […]
The Buehler Planetarium & Observatory offers free star-gazing through telescopes for adults and kids. The free entry is most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 10 p.m. at the observatory in Davie. Admission to shows at the planetarium is usually $4 to $8. The observatory is on the campus of Broward College, 3501 SW Davie Road in […]
Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can get the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for free (an $80 value). The pass will grant them access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. (via Living on the Cheap).
We know you love all the great South Florida deals you find at Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap. Now we’ve got another great resource to save you time and money: Living on the Cheap.com. Living on the Cheap is a new national consumer news website, offering advice on sports and recreation, entertainment, travel, couponing, shopping, […]
Enjoy an assortment of deals on wine at That Wine Place in Pembroke Pines. Tuesdays — after 7 p.m. jazz and complimentary hors d’oeuvres Wednesdays — free glasses of wine for women and two-for-one tapas Thursdays — Buy a glass of wine and receive another free That Wine Place is at 416 SW 145 Terrace, Pembroke […]
I don’t always clip coupons, but I’m a dedicated user of the Publix “buy one, get one free” promotions. Nothing annoys me more than stocking up on something only to see it go BOGO the next week. Watching TLC’s “Extreme Couponing” makes me realize that there are times it pays to clip coupons. I would […]
We’ve got three new On the Cheap, and we need you to help spread the word. Tell your friends and family about Orlando on the Cheap, Jacksonville on the Cheap and the beta version of Baltimore on the Cheap. And be sure to visit those sites if you’re planning a trip Meet our new editors […]