The results are in and Mile High on the Cheap won Best of Denver 2021 Readers’ Choice for Best Free Service. Thanks to all of you who voted for us! You truly are the best readers in town. It’s time for Westword’s popular and highly-coveted Best of Denver 2021. 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. 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 We Won! Westword Best of Denver Readers’ Choice 2021
If you haven’t cleaned out your garage or basement, here’s a good excuse to do so. PaintCare hosts a FREE paint recycling event on Saturday, May 15 (rain or shine) at Adams County Fairgrounds. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. bring any amount of latex or oil-based house paint, stains and varnishes and they’ll take it off your hands. Space is limited and registration is required. [Read more…] about One Day Only! Free Paint Recycling Event at Adams County Fairgrounds
Every shopper in Denver is going to have to bag a new fee, come this summer. 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 250 million bags are used by Denver residents every year, according to city officials. Unfortunately, only about 5% of those bags are recycled. The rest end up in the waste system.
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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
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 Want A Covid Vaccine? No Appointment Needed At 3 Sites. Here’s The Latest News You Can Use
Congrats to those who have received their coronavirus vaccine. Now you need to ensure you have a record to prove you have done so. Everyone who receives the vaccine gets a CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card. Both Office Depot/Office Max and Staples are offering to laminate your card for FREE. [Read more…] about Office Depot/Office Max & Staples Will Laminate Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card For Free
The ever-changing Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Covid-19 dial is changing…again. Right now, the public is being asked for their input by Monday, March 22 at noon. The final guidelines will become available on Tuesday, March 23, and the new dial — 3.0 — will go into effect on Wednesday, March 24. We’ll update this post at that time, noting any changes. [Read more…] about Good News! Expect A Reduction In Restrictions Soon. Bars Can Reopen. Outdoor Events To Have No Capacity Limits
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
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!
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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