For sports fans stuck at home, it can be really tough. Take heart armchair quarterbacks and hoops fans. The professional basketball and football leagues want to keep your spirits up by giving fans FREE access to past season games. Here’s what you need to know to catch up on your favorite games and relive the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. [Read more…] about For Sports Fans! Watch Past NBA, NFL & NHL Games For Free
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So the Colorado Rockies won’t be taking to the fields any time soon — but here’s a little something to satisfy those spring dreams. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns announced on Twitter that he has arranged for PBS to make his documentary miniseries Baseball available for FREE streaming. Baseball was Burns’ ninth documentary, and it won the 1995 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series. [Read more…] about Batter Up! Screen Ken Burns ‘Baseball’ Documentary Mini-Series For Free
Once a month, you can lob and smash and gracefully (okay, maybe not so gracefully) leap over the net after a winning match for FREE. The Gates Tennis Center holds a FREE tennis clinic every month for adults (15 and older) on Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All levels are welcome and you can bring your own racquet or rent a demo for $5. [Read more…] about Try Tennis For Free at Gates Tennis Center
Even though it’s winter, not summer, these are some great walks to try, likely without crowds. Story by Chris Englert. Hiking in shade in Denver can be a bit of a challenge. Most folks will head up into the Front Range to find a shady hike in the mountains? But who has time? On my website, DenverByFoot.com, I provide hundreds of suggestions for where to hike in Denver.
Rather than having to drive an hour each way to the trail head, wouldn’t it be nice to find a worthy walk within twenty minutes of your Denver home? Below are five great walks here in Denver that are easy to get to and provide some shade for a great hike during a hot Denver day. [Read more…] about The 5 Best Walks With Shade In Denver
Note: With the baseball season being postponed by several weeks, the dates we have published may change. We’ll do our best to update when more details become available. The complete Coors Field experience usually includes a hot dog, popcorn or peanuts, an ice-cold beer or soft drink and a souvenir. Part of the fun of going to watch the Colorado Rockies play ball is when they offer a special giveaway or promo on select game days. And it’s much more than just bobbleheads and baseball cards. This season, they’re giving away something for every fan, including ticket deals, flags, t-shirts, $1 hot dogs, lunch bags, hats and more on specific game days. [Read more…] about Colorado Rockies Game Day Giveaways For 2020 Season
We love local businesses and we just found this one, perfect for all of Colorado’s active outdoor enthusiasts who love saving money. (They’ve been in business for 10 years — almost the same time MHOTC began its journey, too.) Active Junky is an outdoor gear, outdoor lifestyle, adventure sports and adventure travel search engine, dedicated to providing the widest selection of quality outdoor products at the cheapest prices. [Read more…] about Outdoor Enthusiasts Get Deals, Cash Back at Active Junky — Plus, $5 Bonus!
Ding! Bang! Swoosh! Pinball wizards (and those with a love of nostalgia) will love this new, fun museum. The Pinball Museum (9625 W. Colfax Ave.) recently lit up in Lakewood and is ready for play. A walk-through museum of vintage pinball machines, see some of the rarest and unique games (antique pinball machines and vintage amusement equipment) usually only found in private collections. [Read more…] about The Pinball Museum Lights Up in Lakewood — Admission Just $2
I am so excited about this program for older adults who live in Denver. Who says, kids should get all the fun… and perks? For several years, children with a MY Denver Card have breezed into Denver’s rec centers and pools without paying a dime. Now we have MY Denver PRIME, a program that provides FREE access to 28 recreation centers and 31 pools to Denver residents 60 and older. [Read more…] about MY Denver PRIME Card – Free Recreation Center & Pool Access For Seniors
So it snowed… a lot. Despite the icy roads and slippery sidewalks, for many, a lovely snowfall is an excuse to go sledding, even if it is just down that tiny median in front of your home. Maybe you’re one of the lucky few with a store-bought sled and the envy of the sledding hill crowd.
If not, don’t despair. Coloradans are famous for their ingenuity when it comes to makeshift sleds. Our friend Jody Mace at Charlotte on the Cheap (a Southern gal, go figure) has come up with 17 DIY options. [Read more…] about 17 Easy Do-It-Yourself Sleds
This offer may be expired. (Thanks to reader Marjean for spotting the date discrepancy. The Nuggets are currently in the 2019-20 season.) We’re checking on it. Slam dunk! Bargain hunters and sports fans will appreciate this nugget of savings at Wendy’s. When a Denver Nuggets player gets a double-double at home during the 2018-19 season, get a FREE Double Stack burger with any purchase, the following day at Wendy’s. Limit one per person. The offer is valid at participating Denver Front Range locations only. What’s a “double-double”, you ask? (We didn’t know either!) [Read more…] about Wendy’s: Nuggets Double-Double Scores Free Double Stack
WinterSkate, an old fashioned outdoor ice skating rink, returns to Northfield Stapleton this winter. The rink is set up west of Bass Pro Shops next to Zen Asian Sushi Bar. The rink will be open Monday to Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Check the website for special holiday and school vacation hours.) Hours are subject to change if the weather is terrible. When in doubt, call ahead to 303-604-1010. [Read more…] about WinterSkate – Outdoor Ice Skating at Northfield Stapleton
Pop quiz. Name Colorado’s most affordable, family-friendly professional sports team. It’s the Colorado Mammoth. Colorado’s only professional indoor lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) has played at Pepsi Center since 2003. Most importantly, the Mammoth provides a fun, fast-paced game for the whole family at an affordable price. [Read more…] about Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse Games Among The Most Affordable of Local Pro Sports
Game on! Families looking for lots of fun-packed action should head to Dave & Buster’s. The entertainment complex has it all — sports bar, restaurant and arcade. Now, this is not your typical arcade. For those old enough, it’s not Pac-Man, Centipede or Frogger anymore. Now, everything is much more high-tech and interactive.
The destination offers some of the most cutting-edge video games, many based on hit movies. On the flip side, they also offer many “carnival” arcade games for those who prefer their gaming a little more traditional, but still lots of fun. (On the arcade games, players earn tokens for high scores, which can be redeemed for some really cool prizes.) [Read more…] about Game On! Deals & Discounts at Dave & Buster’s
How many of Colorado’s 42 state parks have you visited? Now you and your family can visit any or all of them for FREE. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has teamed up with the Colorado State Library to offer the Check-Out Colorado program. Each of 287 libraries (including public, military and college/university libraries) has two seven-day hang-tag park passes good for entrance to all Colorado state parks, and they can be reserved and checked-out just as books can. [Read more…] about Check Out Colorado State Parks Pass at Libraries
Shake Shack is known far and wide for burgers, hot dogs, fries and shakes. It is now offering a way to burn off some of those calories. Shake Shack Track & Field hosts FREE community runs on the second Tuesday of each month beginning on August 14. The runs, which are open to all ages and abilities, take off from and return to two metro Denver Shake Shack locations — RiNo and Highlands Ranch. Upon return, the first beverage back at “the Shack” is FREE.
Click here to register, and then meet the group meet at the Shake Shack of your choice at 6:30 p.m. for the 3- to 4-mile loop led by Boulder Running Company. The RiNo Shack is at 995 Larimer St.. Denver, 720-543-8609. The south suburban Shack is at 1509 Park Central Dr., Suite 100, Highlands Ranch, 720-452-1007.