• Free and cheap things to do this week, September 15 - 19
  • Early Christmas shopping: Yule Log DVD for $2.99

    Early Christmas shopping: Yule Log DVD for $2.99

    Yes, Christmas is still a ways off. It’s still officially summer, despite our furnaces being on. But no matter, Groupon has a nice deal on a nice little stocking stuffer or white elephant present: the Yule Log DVD for $2.99, Read More

  • Aug 202014
     
    Are you Chicago's top cheapskate?

    Chicago 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 Read More

    Sep 152014
     
    Amazon has lots of free music for you to sample

    Are you interested in hearing some new music on a gray day? If so, Amazon has a great selection of free music from artists to watch. The songs are yours for the downloading! Share via emailShare on Facebook+1Share on LinkedInPin it on PinterestShare on Twitter Share

    Sep 152014
     
    Free and cheap things to do this week, September 15 - 19

    Ah, September! One of the nicest months of the year, weather-wise, in Chicago. If you are not already receiving our once-daily email of fun stuff to do in Chicago, sign up now! Read More

    Sep 132014
     
    Early Christmas shopping: Yule Log DVD for $2.99

    Yes, Christmas is still a ways off. It’s still officially summer, despite our furnaces being on. But no matter, Groupon has a nice deal on a nice little stocking stuffer or white elephant present: the Yule Log DVD for $2.99, Read More

    Sep 132014
     
    Free comedy on Sunday nights at Cole's Bar in Logan Square

    Sure, you could stay home and watch cartoons on Sunday night, but why not go out and see actual live comedy performers on stage for free? Every Sunday at 8:00 pm, Cole’s Bar presents Cole’s Chicago Cabaret, Read More

    Sep 122014
     
    Arby’s: Free Cinnamon Apple Crisp with purchase

    Through Sept. 16, Arby’s is offering customers a free Cinnamon Apple Crisp with the purchase of a meal. To get the coupon, click here and enter your name. Copyright Living on the Cheap. The post Read More

    Sep 122014
     
    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, Read More

    Sep 112014
     
    Get hot wings for 50 cents each at KFC

    Through Sept. 21, KFC is offering its famous hot wings for just 50 cents each when you purchase any bucket at the regular price (at participating locations). You’ll need this printable coupon to get the discount. There’s Read More

    Sep 112014
     
    Subway serves Jared’s Favorite Meals for $6

    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 Read More

    Sep 112014
     
    Free Queso Day at Moe’s Southwest Grill

    This deal is totally cheesy — really, it is. Moe’s Southwest Grill is offering customers a FREE order of queso and chips on Thursday, Sept. 18. No purchase necessary. The free six-ounce serving is limited to one Read More

    Sep 102014
     
    See a murder mystery play and get dinner, too, for $29

    If you’re looking for something unusual to do, consider seeing a Murder Mystery Company show. I went a while back, and it was fun – a little cheesy, a little silly, but definitely fun. The food is Italian – not Read More

    Sep 102014
     
    It's National Yoga Month

    You know what September is? It’s National Yoga Month! Because it’s yoga we’re talking about, it’s not exciting, it’s peaceful. Or something. Anyway, this is a perfect opportunity to try a yoga class FREE. Yoga is an excellent form of exercise Read More