Katherine is a lover of delicious food, good wine and discovering new gems in her local community. In addition to writing for Palm Beach on the Cheap, she is also the editor of Dine Magazine (dinemag.net) and blogs about her travel experiences at The South Florida Traveler (thesouthfloridatraveler.com)

Jun 282016

Oskar Blues Brewery

Head over to Total Wine in Boynton Beach for an Oskar Blues Brewery beer tasting on Thurs., July 7. During the tasting, the group will take an inside look at the king of the craft can revolution, learn the history behind the brewery, understand the process that Oskar Blues takes and discover the benefits of putting craft beer in a can.

What: Oskar Blues Brewery tasting
Where: Total Wine & More at Boynton Town Center, 850 North Congress Avenue in Boynton Beach
When: Thurs., July 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $10

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Jun 282016


We love our happy hours and know that you do to. So this week, we’re taking you to CityPlace and giving you a guide on where to drink and eat when the clock turns 5 (or in some cases, 3:30 p.m.). Whether you’re hungry or thirsty, or are just looking for a place to chill — take a look at our guide to happy hour in CityPlace.

Blue Martini CityPlace
Daily from 4-8 pm
Enjoy discounted food & drink specials.

Brio Tuscan Grille
Monday – Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Monday – Thursday from 9 p.m. to close.
Enjoy a special menu starting at $3.95.

Burger & Beer Joint
Monday – Friday from 4-7 p.m.
Half-off drafts, well cocktails & house wine. Specially priced appetizers.

Cabo Flats
3 – 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. – close
Enjoy a discounted food & drink menu

City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill
(561) 366-0071
Daily from 4-7 pm at the bar
Enjoy half-price drinks.
Daily from 3-7 p.m.
(561) 404-4101
Enjoy discounted food and drink items (salads, bites, brick oven pizzas, and select drinks) from 3-7 p.m. daily.
Sun-Thurs from 3-6 p.m.
Select appetizers for $4.95, along with well select drinks for $5.
Lafayette’s Music Room
Daily from 3 – 7 p.m.
$3 select drafts & bottles; $4 select house wells & wines; $5 select calls and $8 bites
Monday – Friday from 2-7 p.m. and all day Sunday
50% off select drafts, house wine, well drinks and select Munchies.

Mojito Latin Cuisine & Bar Happy Hour
Daily from 3 – 7 p.m.
Enjoy $4.99 tapas & special pricing on drinks.

Ruth’s Chris – Ruth’s @ the Bar
Sun-Fri, 4:30-6:00 pm
(561) 514-3544
Enjoy food and drink specials.

Blue Martini CityPlace
Daily from 4-8 pm
Enjoy discounted food & drink specials.


Jun 272016

wine tastingWe already know that The Cooper is great for their seasonable menu, craft cocktails and sophisticated, upbeat setting. We can now add one more perk to the list. Say hello to Uncork’d at The Cooper and if you love wine, this one’s for you. Dine at The Cooper on any Monday night and enjoy 50% off all bottles of wine. From everyday drinking wines to that special bottle of Silver Oak, The Cooper has you covered.

You now have a new reason to look forward to Mondays.

The Cooper is located at 4610 PGA Blvd, Ste. 100 in Palm Beach Gardens; thecooperrestaurant.com

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Jun 272016

palmtreeAre you looking for some free and cheap things to do this week? We have compiled a list to help you out of some of our favorite free events, discounts and deals to keep you busy this week in Palm Beach County. Whether you’re a seasoned local or are just down visiting, this list is sure to liven up your week.

Please note that some events may require advance registration, and some deals may end before the events occur, so remember to plan early. We’ll add more to our list, as we hear about them — and you can always check out our complete list on our Calendar page. If you know of a free or cheap event that you think we should know about, email us the details.

You can get free daily email updates of all the free and cheap events, plus deals and discounts on entertainment and dining, by subscribing to our daily newsletter. For even more cheap fun, “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Palm Beach County this week.


Jun 262016

booksBring the kids to The Society of the Four Arts on Wednesdays and Thursdays in June and July starting at 10:30 a.m., as The Society of the Four Arts will host weekly summer story times. (There will be no story time on July 13.) These weekly events will take place in the Children’s Library — and families are invited in to enjoy this special time of the week.

Each day, there will be a different theme so come once or enjoy them all. During that specific story time, all books, songs and rhymes will address the program’s educational theme. There will be no arts and crafts during the summer story times.

For more information, call the Children’s Library at (561) 655-2776.

The Society of the Four Arts is located at 2 Four Arts Plaza in Palm Beach; fourarts.org



Jun 252016

mellow mushroomWhether you’re the ultimate trivia player or are you just looking for a fun night out, make plans to head to Mellow Mushroom in CityPlace for 9th Hour Trivia? Starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings, attendees will have the opportunity to test their skills for free — and take part in weekly trivia fun. So bring your savvy friends or make some new ones and show everyone what you’ve got.

What: 9th Hour Trivia
Where: Mellow Mushroom in CityPlace, 700 S Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach
When: Tuesday evenings starting at 9 p.m.
Cost: Free

For more information on this weekly event, call 561.653.1351 or visit thinkanddrinktrivia.com


Jun 242016

West Palm Beach, Florida nighttime skyline.Are you looking for some things to do this weekend, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Check out our list of the top free and cheap things to do this weekend in Palm Beach County.

To keep up with latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Palm Beach County, sign up for the daily Palm Beach on the Cheap newsletter.  You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter.

Here are our top picks for free and cheap weekend fun:

Jun 242016
lectureThis summer, Manatee Lagoon will offer a chance to learn more about the marine environment and its inhabitants every week with the afternoon lecture series, Sunday Afternoons at Manatee Lagoon. Each week, an esteemed environmental expert will discuss a new topic about their marine environment ranging from the causes and effects of migratory patterns, to how manatees communicate to the dangers of invasive species and more. Following the lectures, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with the scientists to learn more about the week’s topic and their ongoing work.
What: Sunday Lecture Series
Where: Manatee Lagoon, 6000 N Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach
When: Sunday (June 26 – July 30, 2016) from 2-3 p.m.
Cost: Free to attend
Jun 212016

Summer in the CityThe City of Boca Raton will host free concerts in Mizner Park on Fridays evenings throughout the summer. These bands will be tribute bands to some of your favorite artists and start at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to come early to find a place to sit and to visit the Hollywood Brewery Beer Garden, which opens at 6:30 p.m.,  to sample craft beers, play games, learn how to make your own — and to meet the team from Hollywood Brewery.

For your comfort, chairs will be available to rent for $5, but you can also bring your own blankets and chairs. Outside food, beverages and pets are not permitted, but food and beverages will be available for purchase on site.

Blankets and chairs permitted, for your convenience chairs will be available to rent for $5. Food and beverages available for purchase. Please leave at home outside food and beverages and pets.

Upcoming Concerts

6/24 – Zoso: Led Zeppelin Tribute
7/22 – Stardust Memories: David Bowie Tribute
7/29 – Ruffhouse: Bob Marley Tribute
8/12 – The Long Run: Eagles Tribute Band

Mizner Park is located at 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton; myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi/

Jun 192016


Gather the kids and head to CityPlace on Thursdays this summer. Starting in June and ending in August, Carmike Cinemas will be showing movies for the kids, with the featured film changing each week. The movies begin at 10 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $4 and includes admission, a small popcorn and a special drink. These movies are presented in 2D and are subject to change.

Carmike Cinemas is located on the second floor in CityPlace.

Summer Schedule

June 23 – Home
June 30 – How to Train Your Dragon 2
July 7 – Kung Fu Panda 2
July 14 – Monsters vs Aliens
July 21 – Rio 2
July 28 – The Peanuts Movie
August 4 – Penguins of Madagascar
August 11 – Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Road Chip




Jun 162016

music (2)Head down to the waterfront on the 3rd Sunday of each month for Sunday on the Waterfront. Held at Meyer Amphitheatre from 4-7 p.m., guests will enjoy listening to a variety of tribute bands this summer. Come alone or bring some friends, as all are welcome.

What: Sunday on the Waterfront
Where: Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach
When: 3rd Sunday of the month from 4-7 p.m.
Cost: free to attend

Upcoming schedule

June 19: Coast to Coast – Kool & the Gang and Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band
July 17: Alter Eagles — a tribute to the Eagles
August 21: Station to Station – A Tribute to David Bowie

For more information: http://wpb.org/events.


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Jun 122016
Photo Credit: Katy Lynch

Photo Credit: Katy Lynch

Kids and teens will not go hungry this summer thanks to the USDA Summer Food Service Program. From Mon., June 13 until Fri., August 5, 2016, the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach – as part of the Summer BreakSpot program – will be offering free, healthy lunches and snack to kids and teens 18 and under. These free lunches will offered Mondays through Fridays from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. For more information, call the Mandel Public Library at 561-868-7703.

The Mandel Public Library is located at 411 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach.