Discount tickets for Fort Lauderdale food tour

By Patti Delight in fare from various eateries with a food tour on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Discount tickets from Goldstar are $51.75. The value of the deal, which is offered select dates, is $89. The tour includes five restaurants and food shops. Information about the activity and purchasing tickets is on the […]

Vacation discounts in the Florida Keys, Marco Island, Amelia Island & others

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For vacation discounts in Florida, including Orlando, Amelia Island and Naples,  a wide variety of hotels and resorts are featured in deals offered by Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others on our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the deals, with […]

Spa event in Broward features $99 deals

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By Patti Various spas in Broward are participating in a program that offers $99 deals. The selection of resort spas and day spas is featured on the website for the Greater Fort Lauderdale tourism office. The $99 offers are available in September. These links feature some of the participating venues, and what they provide for […]

Miami Heat, Hurricanes, Panthers basketball, football, hockey ticket deals

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By Teresa Mears Football season has started and basketball season is coming too. And you can get Miami Heat basketball ticket deals, Florida Panthers ticket deals and Miami Hurricanes football ticket deals. (The Miami Dolphins deals are currently sold out, but you might find discounts on future games.) ScoreBig, which works with venues, teams and […]

Free entry to Florida state parks with book or library card


Florida state parks are offeringa free entry day for guests who bring a book. For International Literacy Day, most state parks are offering the book-related entry day September 7. Display a checked out library book, a library card or drop off a family-friendly book. Regular fees for boat rentals and other activities are in effect. Information is […]

Enjoy a Month of Dining Deals During Flavor Palm Beach

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By Katherine In the world of dining in Palm Beach County, we present you with Flavor Palm Beach. This monthlong dining event — taking place from September 1-30, 2014 — lets you enjoy prix-fixe menus at your favorite restaurants (and discover new ones) in Palm Beach County for a fraction of the cost. Participating restaurants […]

Free Taste of the Islands festival at park in Deerfield Beach

By Patti Deerfield Beach is offering a free Taste of the Islands events. Highlights include food merchants, music entertainment, art booths and a kids’ zone with waterslides. The Caribbean-theme event is September 27 noon into the evening at Westside Park, 445 SW Fourth St., Deerfield Beach A free shuttle is offered from the Main Beach […]

Deals for 12 South Florida festivals

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By Teresa Mears In the mood for a festival? We’ve found discounts for a number of South Florida and Miami food and music festivals. With these discounts we found, you can get into food and music festivals in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach for less, most for 50% off or more. If you’re […]

South Florida museums free with bank card

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By Living on the Cheap By Patti Free entry. The Museums On Us program offers free entry the first weekend of each month to participating museums, including several in South Florida, with eligible Bank of America or Merrill Lynch accounts. The free access requires an appropriate credit or debit card. Participating museums in Broward are: […]

Free workshops for kids at Home Depot

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By Patti Free hands-on projects for youngsters are offered at participating Home Depot stores. The projects are often 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of the month. At these events, youngsters put together a project from a kit, while picking up some information about tool safety. Participants receive a Kids Workshop apron and keep […]