Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. While life is far from normal, we’ve decided to restart our popular list of free and cheap things to do over the weekend. For now, you’ll find a activities you can do out of the house, along with a curated list of virtual online concerts, festivals and sporting events. Get set weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
It’s been a wait, but you can monkey around with the family at the Denver Zoo for FREE in 2021. On select Share the Love Days, the Zoo is giving back to the community with 125 FREE ticket vouchers for every 15-minute admission window. The next free day at Denver Zoo is Sunday, February 7. Not everyone can come at once…so here’s how to score your free tickets by entering a lottery January 28 to 30. [Read More…]
Butter and syrup, please. And keep ’em coming! There’s no better way to wake up than to a stack of hot, fresh buttermilk pancakes. Even better, when they’re unlimited. IHOP’s popular all-you-can-eat pancakes are back on the menu at participating locations. For a limited time, enjoy the never-ending cakes with the purchase of breakfast combo. [Read More…]
Taco Bell is always crave-able, no matter the time of day. Even more so, with its money-saving Cravings Value Menu. There are now 7 items available for just $1 each at participating locations. With just a few dollars, hungry bargain hunters can definitely bite into an inexpensive meal that’s sure to fill them up. Frugal families can enjoy a frugal fiesta without breaking the dining budget! [Read More…]
January 15th is definitely a “holey day” for bagel lovers, otherwise known as National Bagel Day. The humble bagel, once known as “obwarzanek”, is believed to have originated as a ring of bread in Poland during the 14th century. The bagel began to gain popularity in the 70s, and, today, is a well-known breakfast grab-and-go and the perfect “bread” for many sandwiches. [Read More…]
Everyone loves saving money at the pump, right? This winter, King Soopers customers can get all revved up about earning extra fuel points on their regular grocery purchases. Thanks to this offer, earn fuel points faster! The goal for many bargain hunters is to reach 1,000 points — the maximum allowed for redemption at the pump. (With 1,000 points, you can easily save $15 to $20, when you fill an empty tank!) [Read More…]
Each day brings news of another restaurant or two or more that has decided to shutter or not reopen. Though this is a list that no one really wants to read, we feel it’s important to keep MHOTC readers up-to-date and we wanted to create a single page you could easily reference.
While we can’t do as comprehensive a job as our peers at Westword or BusinessDen, we can keep you informed of the larger or more well-known dining spots, be they chains or independent eateries, that won’t be dishing out your favorites any longer. [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’re 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…]
Boston Market may be known for its delicious chicken and homestyle sides. However, the restaurant offers lots of desserts and treats, too. And, from Thursday, January 14 to Wednesday, February 3, they’re offering really sweet savings on its line-up of desserts and treats. It’s the perfect excuse to pick up some treats for the family or treat your co-workers to a sweet surprise! [Read More…]
Our wonderful Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers families so much to see, do and explore. A visit can easily fill the entire day with wonder, knowledge and lots of fun. And, thanks to our city’s Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, you can expand your mind, not your wallet on the institution’s annual FREE Days. Though the museum had to cancel many of these free admission days in 2020, they are now back starting Sunday, January 24. [Read More…]
Nowadays, there are many advantages to becoming a “senior citizen,” but the one bargain hunters appreciate the most are the discounts offered by many retailers and restaurants. We’ve rounded up a few deals around town for the “older crowd.” [Read More…]
Village Inn is known for its variety of delicious fruit and cream pies, as well as seasonal selections. And there’s a reason…because they’re so good. Of course, you can enjoy a slice at the end of your meal at the restaurant. However, customers can also purchase a whole pie at the front counter — perfect for a dinner party, birthday celebration or just as a sweet treat at home. [Read More…]
Who doesn’t love McDonald’s fries? Even more so, when they’re piping hot, fresh and FREE. According to the fast-food chain: “Our French fries are born from premium potatoes, such as the Russet Burbank and the Shepody. With 0g of trans fat per labeled serving, these epic fries are crispy and golden on the outside and fluffy on the inside.” Well said!
When grocery stores compete for business, bargain hunters always win. And Safeway is upping its game in offering big savings to smart shoppers with its new “Best Deals of the Week.” The weekly deals promise deep discounts on many popular items. The savings are digital, so shoppers will need to first download the coupons to their shopper’s loyalty account via the chain’s Just For U program. [Read More…]