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    Olive Garden has a new “Tastes and Toasts” menu that includes small plates starting at $4 and drink specials starting at $3 (prices will vary by location). The Tastes and Toasts menu is available on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Your food choices include: Polenta shrimp a la graca Crispy risotto bites Tuscan […]
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    What’s the latest buzz? From Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, stop by any participating McDonald’s for a FREE small McCafé coffee — no purchase necessary. McCafé coffee is a freshly brewed, whole-bean roasted coffee with a bold, rich flavor, made from fully ripened 100% Arabica beans harvested by hand in Central America, South America and […]
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    You’ll be bowled over by the delicious savings with this promo. Through Monday, Sept. 22, enjoy one of Jamba Juice’s new Energy Bowls at 50% off. The Energy Bowls can make a quick and nutritious breakfast, lunch or snack. Made to order, each one comes in a convenient on-the-go bowl and is a good source […]
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    Subway is always a good choice for a quick, healthy meal, even more so with its new Jared’s Favorite Meals special. For $6, get a six-inch Fresh Fit sub, a zero-calorie fountain drink (21-ounce) and a bag of Oven Baked Lay’s chips. For the sub, choose from turkey breast and black forest ham; oven-roasted chicken; […]
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    Lots of pretzel bread items are popping up on menus everywhere. The latest offering is from Little Caesars, with its new Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza. It’s a large pizza with a buttery, soft pretzel crust made fresh daily in-store. It’s topped with creamy cheddar cheese sauce, a blend of 100% real cheese and pepperoni. […]
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Half price Hamlet like you’ve never seen it

Shakespeare fans in the Twin Cities, gather ’round. We have a particularly exciting tale for you. Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher will be performing Hamlet solo Hennepin Center for the Arts’ Illusion Theater in October. Rest assured he has the chops to pull this off — he’s the guy who wrote Casanova for the late Heath […]

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Discount for Trapped in a Room with a Zombie

  Big Thrill Factory has  just partnered with Room Escape Adventures to open Trapped in a Room with a Zombie in Minneapolis-St. Paul. If you like puzzles, adventure, and Halloween, this is just your thing—and we’ll throw in a discount. This interactive experience literally traps you in a room with a hungry zombiechained to the […]

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Get a free ride in Minneapolis/St. Paul with Lyft

Lyft, a new ride-sharing program, is a cheaper alternative to a cab with a smart phone app and background-checked drivers who say hello with a fist bump. It is up and running in Minneapolis/St. Paul and other cities nationwide.

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10 free & cheap things to do in the Twin Cities

Minneapolis and St. Paul may be bisected by the mighty Mississippi River, but are so inter-connected, they’re called the Twin Cities. Though very different in feel, both cities offer a variety of free or inexpensive entertainment for those on a budget. Between the two, they have free art, music and natural attractions galore — and much more.

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New Tastes and Toasts menu at Olive Garden

Olive Garden has a new “Tastes and Toasts” menu that includes small plates starting at $4 and drink specials starting at $3 (prices will vary by location). The Tastes and Toasts menu is available on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Your food choices include: Polenta shrimp a la graca Crispy risotto bites Tuscan white bean … [Read More...]

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Get free coffee at McDonald’s

What's the latest buzz? From Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, stop by any participating McDonald's for a FREE small McCafé coffee — no purchase necessary. McCafé coffee is a freshly brewed, whole-bean roasted coffee with a bold, rich flavor, made from fully ripened 100% Arabica beans harvested by hand in Central America, South America and Indonesia. … [Read More...]

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Get 50% off new Energy Bowls at Jamba Juice

You'll be bowled over by the delicious savings with this promo. Through Monday, Sept. 22, enjoy one of Jamba Juice's new Energy Bowls at 50% off. The Energy Bowls can make a quick and nutritious breakfast, lunch or snack. Made to order, each one comes in a convenient on-the-go bowl and is a good source of Vitamin C. Pick from three categories … [Read More...]

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Are you a top Twin Cities cheapskate?

Minneapolis-St. Paul on the Cheap is looking for an editor and publisher. If you’d like to run a business as the Twin Cities' top maven of deals, discounts and free events, send your credentials to Teresa Mears, publisher of Living on the Cheap. The ideal candidate has experience in journalism or marketing, knows the city well and has an interest … [Read More...]