Twin Cities on the Cheap is looking for a new publisher. This is a great opportunity for someone who is well connected locally, has journalism or marketing experience and wants to be the boss of a hyperlocal news and entertainment site. The ideal candidate: Lives in the city. Has contacts in the local media and PR community. Knows how to find and verify information. … [Read more...] about Are you the Twin Cities’ top cheapskate?
Apple season is always a fun time of the year to gather friends and family and head out to visit one of the many local apple orchards located in the Twin Cities area or a short drive from the Twin Cities. Whether your goal is to picnic, pick-your-own apples or just enjoy the festive activities offered, the Twin Cities has a number of great options to pick from. Afton Apple Orchard, Hastings, … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Apple Orchards in the Twin Cities
Summer is just around the corner. You may have some summer camps planned out or a vacation scheduled. You may have some sporting activities for the kids to tackle. No matter what you have planned, you're still going to hear these infamous words from your kids: “I’m bored.” Here are some tips for summer outings and activities that are FREE or Cheap and won’t drain your wallet over the … [Read more...] about Beat the “I’m Bored” summer blues with FREE and Cheap Things to do with Kids this Summer in the Twin Cities
The Twin Cities blossoms into a Yoga paradise during the summer months with outdoor yoga classes offered in a variety of locations either FREE of charge or for a minimal amount. If you haven't tried yoga, now is your chance. Below is your Guide to FREE and Cheap Outdoor and then Indoor Yoga in the Twin Cities area. If we've missed something, we want to know, send us a note to … [Read more...] about Your Guide to FREE or Cheap Yoga in the Twin Cities
Twin Cities on the Cheap has compiled a one-stop guide for summer festivals in and around the Twin Cities. Included is a sampling of activities that you can find at each event. However for a full and detailed listing always check the web site for each festival directly. Yes, we would like to hear from you - if you know of a festival that didn't make the list - please email us at … [Read more...] about Your Summer Guide to 101 Festivals in the Twin Cities Area
Into movies? What better way to relax during Minnesota summers than to gather with your friends and family for a summer movie in the park. The Twin Cities is home to a vast array of summer movie venues. So gather your friends, bring some snacks and head out to enjoy a fun, FREE evening under the stars. Below is your guide to summer movie locations. If you see one that we missed, let us know by … [Read more...] about Twin Cities Guide to FREE Summer Movies in the Park
It's almost that time of the year for Spring Clean-up, which means getting rid of unwanted items in your house. Most cities in the area offer a spring clean-up event where residents can drop off their "junk" for FREE or for a nominal fee. Twin Cities on the Cheap has compiled a master guide for Spring Clean-up Services. Not all cities collect the same items, check with your city directly if you … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Spring Clean-up Days in and around the Twin Cities
The Twin Cities has a number of great museums and institutes. Many of them offer free days, discounts and free events on a regular basis. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is always free (except for certain special Exhibitions). Plus every Second Sunday of the month is Family Day (hours 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.). You will have a blast making art, going on artful adventures, meeting local … [Read more...] about Free Museum Days in the Twin Cities