It’s time again for Westword’s popular and highly coveted Best of Denver 2023. Now, before we make our pitch, we just want to remind you how MHOTC has always been there for you in your times of cheapness and frugality, right? We’ve always had your back, when you’ve been bored on a budget. Who do you always call, when you’re looking for a good time? (Keep your mind out of the gutter, people!) [Read more…] about Vote For Us: Show How Much You Love MHOTC – Westword Best of Denver 2023
Looking for the cheap gas prices in and around Denver — and who isn’t these days? Fill your tank without totally emptying your wallet. Gas Buddy helps drivers find the cheapest fuel prices across the U.S. The service has a nifty feature allowing MHOTC to bring you (in real-time!) the current Top 10 lowest gasoline prices in the Denver metro area.
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If you’re feeling lucky during the week, place your bets on Wednesdays for an extra chance at winning. The Colorado Lottery is making the rest of the year a little luckier by offering players a bonus ticket mid-week. And every ticket is another chance to win big bucks to spend on a dream vacation, a new car or just paying off bills! [Read more…] about Colorado Lottery’s Winning Wednesdays Offers Free Bonus Ticket
Is there a more lovely (and perfect) place than our very own Loveland, Colorado from which to send your Valentine’s Day cards and love letters? The Sweetheart City has officially started its 76th annual valentine season by accepting cards and love letters for its popular and lovely (of course!) re-mailing program. [Read more…] about How to Send Valentine’s Day Cards from Lovely Loveland
Whether you’re moving or just sprucing up your home, you may occasionally have large furniture pieces that you no longer need or want. It can be frustrating to figure out what to do with these large, and often cumbersome, furnishings — from coffee to dining tables and everything in between. They’re difficult to put in storage and you can’t just leave them with the weekly trash pickup or at a dumpster.
That’s where being charitable can be helpful. Many Denver area thrift and secondhand shops happily accept furniture donations.
Tools can be very expensive. Unless it’s part of your trade, it’s often not cost-effective for “do-it-yourself-ers” to buy tools for quick repair jobs around the house or on a car. Thanks to Auto Zone’s Loan-A-Tool, there’s no more need to pay for tools you need temporarily. Using the FREE service is easy — simply leave a deposit when you pick up a tool. When you’re done with the job, return it for a full refund of your deposit. [Read more…] about Auto Zone’s Loan-A-Tool Service Offers Free Tool Rentals
There’s “a little change” happening at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) soon. Even though a price increase may seem minor to some, it’s a change noteworthy to diehard bargain hunters because they know small amounts add up over time. (A penny saved is a penny earned.) Once again, the USPS is increasing the rate on first-class postage stamp better known as a Forever Stamp. [Read more…] about USPS Increases Forever Stamp Rate on January 22
Everything is now deliverable with just a few taps on your phone. And, for those who regularly play, you can add the Colorado Lottery to the list of items you can easily check off your to-do list. Thanks to Jackpocket, play all your favorite games right from the couch, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Lucky For Life, Pick 3 and Colorado Lotto+. You can even have scratch tickets delivered! [Read more…] about Play Lottery Right from Your Phone, Get First Ticket Free
Get your reusable bags ready? Every shopper in Colorado is going to have to bag a new fee in the new year. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should know the environmental challenges plastic bags cause for all of us. (Actually, you’ve probably found a plastic bag under that rock!) An estimated 4.6 million bags are used every day in Colorado, according to Eco-Cycle.
[Read more…] about What You Need to Know About Colorado’s New Plastic Bag Fee in 2023
Everyone has had late fees one time or another at the library — whether you misplaced the book or just couldn’t find the time to return it on time. Well, if you have an overdue book from the Aurora Public Library, you can now relax about paying all of those late fees. In addition, they’re expanding the operating hours at two popular locations. [Read more…] about No More Overdue Fines and Expanded Hours at Aurora Public Library
Coloradans love to recycle anything and everything, but disposing of leftover paint is a hassle. To the rescue: PaintCare, a FREE paint recycling program with more than 150 drop-off sites across Colorado, more than 50 in the Front Range alone. Drop-off sites are mostly paint and hardware stores. [Read more…] about Recycle Leftover Paint For Free Year-Round
With our busy lives, it’s easy to lose track of the small things. A rebate check, that bank account you opened to get a free toaster or maybe a security deposit? Check out The Great Colorado Payback. The program is responsible for reuniting Coloradans with their lost or forgotten assets. The website helps you search for unclaimed property including royalties, refunds, rebates, uncashed insurance checks and more. [Read more…] about Does Colorado Owe You Money? Get It Now.
Ding-dong! Delivery! For friends and family far away at Christmas, getting them their holiday gift to unwrap in time takes a little extra planning. That means you need to pack it and get the package on its merry way by a specific deadline — depending on the delivery service, delivery option and expected arrival date. Remember, the longer you wait, the more expensive it will be to ship a package. [Read more…] about Holiday Shipping Deadlines for USPS, UPS and FedEx in 2022
Starting in January 2023, Denver will begin to charge residents for trash collection service. Fees will be based on trash cart size. The smaller the trash cart, the lower the fee. To help minimize trash cart size, the city plans to add weekly (instead of every other week) recycling collection. Customers can set out their recycling cart every week on their regular trash collection day. [Read more…] about Denver Is Going To Start Charging Residents For Trash Pickup. Here’s What You Need To Know
If you’re looking for sweet treats for Halloween, whether for trick-or-treaters or for your own spooky candy dish at home, there’s no better place to shop in Denver than Hammond’s Candies. Known for its holiday candy canes by many, the local candy company has been making Denver a sweet place since 1920. That’s more than 100 years of producing sweet treats of all kinds! [Read more…] about Enjoy Free Treat at Hammond’s Candies’ Costume Week + Discount on Halloween Candy