It may be a holiday weekend, but bargain hunters never take a break from saving money. Just about every retailer is having a Memorial Day Sale of some kind — usually on big-ticket items, like mattresses, furniture and appliances. Be sure you’re getting the best price. Always, read the fine print, shop around and compare prices.
What a uplifting way to honor our fallen service members as well as health care and frontline workers on Memorial Day, but you’ll need to eye the skies this morning. The Colorado National Guard will perform a helicopter flyover across much of the state on Monday, March 25. The one over Denver takes off from Buckley Air Force Base at 8:30 a.m. and will head across the metro area, then to Colorado Springs and back to Buckley. [Read More…]
Park Meadows becomes the first major mall in the metro area to re-open both inside and out as of Sunday, May 24. Now both retailers with exterior entrances or in the open-air Vistas and those on the interior are welcome to resume operations with in-store shopping as they see fit. Mall hours are currently 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. [Read More…]
Unfortunately, graduates have missed some major senior year milestones this year. And Colorado McDonald’s owner/operators wants to help them celebrate their big accomplishment. High school and college graduates can show their student ID on Wednesday, May 27 for a treat at participating locations in Colorado. [Read More…]
Oh, my…what a hole-y deal! Start your week with bargain bagels at Einstein Bros. Bagels. With this deal, you can be the office hero by walking in with bagels for your team. With so many bagel choices, you’re sure to find the right variety pack to please everyone’s palate. Plus, did you know you can have the bagels cut in half at the bagel shop? Much safer than trying to cut them at home! [Read More…]
Starbucks has extended the offer through the end of May. There’s really no way of thanking our first responders and hospital workers for their work and sacrifice, but we can all try in our own way. For their part, Starbucks is offering a FREE tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) to any customer who identifies as a front-line responder to the COVID-19 outbreak — from March 25 to May 31. No purchase necessary. [Read More…]
If your head is spinning with all the changes, disruptions, cancellations and uncertainty to our daily lives, you aren’t alone. We at Mile High On The Cheap feel it, too. In fact, we are working even harder to stay on top of what’s happening in the Denver-Boulder area and keep you informed in a timely manner. Though we post about things we think you’ll find of interest, sometimes we learn of something newsworthy that may not be worth a stand-alone post. But, we want to share. [Read More…]
Eating pizza in high school is a regular activity for many students (and teachers) — sometimes, it’s a daily occurrence! There are several reasons why: It’s quick, easy and everyone loves pizza. (Plus, it can be a budget-conscious lunch option, when everyone chips in for a pie.) Pizza Hut is helping high school graduates celebrate their major milestone with a FREE medium pizza. [Read More…]
While life is far from normal, with the gradual re-opening of the state, we’ve decided to once again publish our popular list of free and cheap things to do over the weekend. For now, you’ll find a few things you can do out of the house, along with a curated list of virtual online concerts, festivals, sporting events and workshops.
As more cities and counties shift from stay-at-home to safer-at-home through May and June, we’ll gradually add more options for budget-minded weekend planners. [Read More…]
If you love drive-in theaters (and who doesn’t?), get revved up for the Denver Mart Drive-In at 451 E. 58th Ave. in Denver — now, in its sixth year! Featuring first run films, on the largest screen in the region, the drive-in theater incorporates a digital projection system to provide the ultimate viewing experience in the comfort and safety of your own car. [Read More…]
Without a doubt, your kids are going to be home for a while, and eventually you’ll likely hear the words “I’m bored.” We have ideas! To start with here are some fun, educational websites for kids. And since so many of us around the world are at home, many children’s performers, artists and authors are putting on virtual events for kids. But, at some point, it will be in everyone’s best interest for kids to take part in some non-screen activities, and that’s where this list comes in. [Read More…]
Another five stores opened on Saturday, May 23. Bargain hunters who missed their trips to Goodwill stores are seeing even more “open” signs. More stores in the metro area and northern Colorado are resuming operations. For now, all Goodwill retail store hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily for both the store itself and attended donation drop-off. [Read More…]
Never been to Mile High Flea Market? Now you have no excuse. Admission will be FREE on Fridays — May 29, June 26, July 31 & August 28. Mile High Flea Market houses a traditional flea market — open to anyone who wants to sell, a four-season farmers market, covered shops, food and beer stands, live music and more. Open every weekend year-round, today the Market boasts more than 2,500 weekend sellers. [Read More…]
If you’re old enough, you might remember the days when blockbusters played on network television. It was a big night for the whole family to gather ’round the tube and watch a major movie on a minor screen. For many, it was a special event — something you looked forward to all week. Nowadays, you want can watch anything, anywhere and on a multitude of devices, so the allure of watching a movie on regular ol’ network television isn’t as quite exciting. [Read More…]