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…] about Denver Public Library Reopens 9 Branches on March 9. Here’s The Latest News You Can Use
In these times, we want to help Denver and Boulder area businesses reach customers and help readers find the services they need. And we all like a deal. So we’ve created Mile High on the Cheap Deals. Businesses (restaurants, retailers, services) can list discounts or deals. Customers can save money. Everyone wins. But we need your help to build our list, so please spread the word to friends, family and your favorite businesses. [Read more…] about New Deal – Distortions Monster World. Mile High On The Cheap Deals – Businesses: Add Yours For Free!
This offer has all the ingredients to be the perfect recipe for home chefs on a budget. Target is lending a helping hand in the kitchen to its customers. Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or seasoned chef, everyone loves watching the Food Network for a little culinary inspiration. And everyone is invited to go inside the channel’s kitchen for insider tips and assistance in preparing your family’s next favorite dish. [Read more…] about Target: Get 1-Year Subscription to Food Network Kitchen For Free — $40 Value
Nowadays, everything is deliverable with just a few swipes and taps on your smartphone. And, for those who regularly play, you can now add the Colorado Lottery to the list of items you can easily and quickly check off your to-do list. Thanks to Jackpocket, those feeling lucky can play all their favorite games right from their couch, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Lucky For Life and Pick 3. (You can even have scratch tickets delivered right to your front door!) [Read more…] about Play Colorado Lottery Right From Your Phone, Get First Mega Millions or Powerball Ticket Free
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…] about Senior Deals and Discounts in Denver — Updated!
Colorado Authors League (CAL) has created a FREE ebook for teachers and parents looking for fun and practical writing exercises for students from first grade through high school. Prompts for Young Writers is available in English and Spanish as a free ebook or PDF download. You can access the book by clicking here. [Read more…] about Free E-Book From Colorado Authors League For Teachers & Parents To Help Students With Writing
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
Back in April, Governor Jared Polis told Coloradans the Federal Government was literally paying us to stay home. But that hasn’t stopped the bills for rent, food, and other essential expenses. Nine months later, Congress finally got its act together and passed another relief package. It took the President until December 27 to sign the bill (about one week later than expected), and we’re guessing you might have some questions about the second federal stimulus check. [Read more…] about When Will I Get My Second Federal Stimulus Check And How Much?
Many MHOTC readers ask where they can recycle their computers and other electronics. Here’s a year-round service that is totally FREE. Onsite Consulting has been helping homes and businesses in South Denver for 38 years. They have a year-round electronic recycling drop off at their location in the King Soopers center at Hampden and I-25. As most of us are aware, electronics are prohibited from being dropped off in a normal trash can, due to hazardous materials. It’s a real no-no. [Read more…] about Totally Free Computer Recycling at Onsite Consulting
Indulge in too many “spirits” or feeling a little ghoulish this Halloween weekend? Don’t even think about getting behind the wheel. The Sawaya Law Firm is once again offering FREE cab, UBER or Lyft rides on Friday & Saturday, October 30 & 31. Here’s how it works:
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Douglas County Libraries is offering a new Study Hall + Student Support service for middle and high school students who might be struggling with online learning. The FREE service, part of the DCL Learning Lab, offers dedicated space for students in grades 6 to 12 to work on school assignments and get help with math, language arts and science schoolwork from qualified tutors. [Read more…] about Douglas County Libraries Offers Free Tutors & Homework Help
All aboard! N is for “new.” The Regional Transportation District’s long-awaited N Line is finally hitting the tracks on Monday, September 21. The new line adds even more commuter rail service to connect the metro Denver region. The first 13 miles of the proposed 18.5-mile line provides service from Union Station through Denver, Commerce City, Northglenn, Thornton and, eventually, North Adams County. [Read more…] about Ride New RTD N Line Free For One Week; Promo Fare Until March 2021
As Denver, Aurora and other communities wind down their large-scale testing operations, most are moving toward community-based test sites, to provide free, low-barrier testing to historically underserved communities and those most impacted by COVID-19. But tests remain available throughout the state. Depending on each site’s logistics, folks will be able to drive up and/or walk up for testing. Community testing locations and times are available at denvergov.org/covid19testing. [Read more…] about Need A Covid-19 Test? Here’s How To Find A Nearby Testing Site
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Denver business owners can now get kits full of personal protective equipment for FREE. In July, Denver City Council approved a contract with Parker-based OraLabs to spend $1.5 million of federal emergency funds for more than 4,000 PPE kits. Businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 25 employees are eligible to apply for a kit. [Read more…] about Apply Now! Have A Small Denver Business Or Nonprofit? Get Free PPE Kit Worth $300