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…] about King Soopers Wants Exact Change Only. Racine’s Closes Six Months Early. 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 Mile High On The Cheap Deals – Businesses: Add Yours For Free
Do you have old electronics taking up space in your basement or garage? Douglas County is sponsoring three community electronics recycling events this summer. You can recycle your items for FREE. These will be drive-through events. Staff will unload your items while you remain in your car. [Read more…] about Recycle Your Old Electronics For Free in Douglas County
The Bemis Public Library and Littleton Museum are set to reopen on a limited schedule. The Library reopens on Tuesday, July 14; the museum on Wednesday, July 15. In keeping with the state’s direction for government facilities, visitors must wear a mask or face covering while visiting any city building including the library and museum. Pets (with the exception of trained service animals), food, or beverages are not permitted in the museum or library. [Read more…] about Bemis Public Library & Littleton Museum Reopen With Limited Hours
Every so often we hear about a local business that could use a little bit of MHOTC love. Pure Nail Spa in Lowry fits the bill. This lovely full-service nail salon offers manicures, pedicures, gel dipping, along with waxing and body massages. The problem: Pure Nail Spa doesn’t have a website (though they are working on one) and their Lowry location is a bit off the beaten path — it’s near but not in the Lowry Town Center, so limited food traffic. [Read more…] about Affordable ‘Pure Nail Spa Lowry’ Looking For New Customers
With many in-person Colorado motor vehicle services shuttered and long lines building outside of the DMVs that are open, it can be really frustrating to register your car, renew a license plate and more. And let’s face it, time is money. Now the state is partnering with AAA Colorado to increase consumer choice, shorten wait times and keep Coloradans safe. The solution: Colorado MV Express. [Read more…] about More DMV Services With Less Waiting…Or No Wait At All
While the closing (again) of bars and nightclubs made headlines last week, it overshadowed what will be the next important step in Colorado’s slow slog back to some sense of normalcy — Protect Our Neighbors. This is going to be the next and final phase of reopening. Once counties and communities achieve Protect Our Neighbors status, this will be our new normal for the foreseeable future. Here’s what you need to know, including what it may mean for most of us. [Read more…] about Colorado’s ‘Protect Our Neighbors’ Phase And Our Take On What It May Mean For You
In a cooperative effort between Boulder County and Eldorado Canyon State Park, a new weekend and holiday shuttle service to the park will be offered from Friday, July 3 through Labor Day. Parking is extremely limited inside the state park, and no parking is available outside of it. When parking inside the state park is full, no additional vehicles are allowed in. The new shuttle service offers visitors another transportation method to the popular destination that often is at capacity from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the summer on weekends and holidays. [Read more…] about Shuttle Service From Boulder To Eldorado Canyon State Park To Run This Summer
One of our biggest gripes is the definition of “essential services”. To our mind, libraries top the list, but alas these 21st century “community” centers were deemed non-essential and closed their doors to the public back in March. So we are over-the-moon to learn that all Douglas County Libraries will reopen for in-person services on Monday, June 29. (Libraries will be closed on July 4.) Here’s what you need to know: [Read more…] about Great News! Douglas County Libraries Reopen On Monday, June 29
SOLD OUT! Looks like all the spots were snatched up quickly. You may want to check back closer to the event in case people cancel. We’ll let you know if other similar events are scheduled. Denver Recycles hosts a FREE Electronics Recycling Event at Blue Star Recyclers on Saturday, July 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. Appointments are required and are available on a first come, first served basis and are expected to fill quickly. This is a great way to great rid of your old stuff without charge. They will even take any size television. [Read more…] about Free Electronics Recycling Event In Denver. Sign Up Now For A Timeslot.
Another week, another set of updated guidelines from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. On Thursday, the Governor’s office has signed off on new rules and regulations under the Safer at Home phase. What does this mean? Glad you asked. We dove into the 33-page document and break it down into bite-size chunks. [Read more…] about Colorado Relaxes Some Restrictions So You May Enjoy More Events In The Future. We Break Down The Details.
As cities and towns across the country begin to open up, Comcast is continuing its efforts to help people connect to the Internet. The company just announced it will extend FREE access to its 1.5 million public Xfinity WiFi hotspots to anyone who needs them, including non-customers, through the end of 2020. [Read more…] about Comcast Extends Free Public WiFi Access to Everyone Through 2020
City and County of Denver agencies continue to reopen for in-person services as the state’s guidelines and transition to Safer at Home phase evolves. This includes dog parks, playgrounds, Denver Motor Vehicles offices, McNichols Civic Center, the Clerks office for in-person marriage and more. Members of the public are required to wear face coverings while inside city facilities. Here’s what you need to know. [Read more…] about Denver Dog Parks, DMV, Playgrounds, City Offices & More To Reopen
MHOTC is a strong supporter of food pantries and distributing organizations. Every summer, hundreds of community sites across Colorado offer nutritious meals for no cost to children and teenagers, 18 years and younger, at safe and fun locations. FREE, nutritious meals are available to children this summer through the Summer Food Services Program, funded by the federal government. Children or their parents/guardians do not need to feel out any forms. [Read more…] about Free Summer Meals For Kids In 2020
Update: Because of the pandemic, consumers can access weekly online reports at no cost — through April 2021. Did you know you’re entitled to a FREE copy of your credit report once a year? It’s one of the best ways to know your credit history comprehensively and to monitor for any potential identity theft. Plus, many consumers find accounts once thought closed still open, so it’s an opportunity to do some important “housecleaning.” [Read more…] about Get Free Credit Report Every 12 Months — Through April 2021, Weekly Reports Available