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)

Aug 242016

Make your way to Northwood Village on the last Friday of every month for their featured Art Night Out. This monthly event has taken over what you may remember as the Art & Wine Promenade.  From 6-9 p.m., locals and visitors alike are invited to Northwood Village (on Northwood Road, just north of downtown West Palm Beach) to enjoy an evening of art, live music and community.

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During this event, guests will enjoy meeting local artists and merchants, listening to live music, and shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries that will be open late during this event. There will also be special add-ons that will be seen throughout the year.

For more information, call 561-822-1550 or visit Art Night Out online.

Aug 232016

books-300x200.jpgIf your child is struggling in school or just needs a little guidance to stay on track with their homework routine, the Mandel Public Library is here to help you. They have brought in certified teachers, from Monday to Thursday, to assist your child with their work, ranging from basic homework needs to school projects to giving advice.

Schedule for Homework Help

Homework help will be provided for kids (K-5) Monday through Thursday from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Space on the 3rd floor and from 5-8 p.m. for teens on the 2nd floor. Attendees will have the opportunity to get help with their homework or work on school projects, make new friends, ask for advice or just relax.

For more information on the homework assistance program for teens, call (561) 868-7705. Questions on the children’s programs can be directed to KidSpace at (561) 868-7703

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


Aug 222016

Burger Bar Football Specials

Who’s ready for some football? We sure are – and for the food and drink specials to go along with it. To kick things off, we’re taking you to Burger Bar in Palm Beach Gardens, where they’re known for their hand-crafted burgers, boozy milkshakes and 19 – 55+ inch HD televisions. Football specials are available during all NFL and NCAA football games this season, from Thursday Night Football to Monday Night Football and everything in between.

Drink specials include:

  • $14 – Domestic Buckets (5 bottles)
  • $16 – Buckets of Michelob Ultra
  • $18 – Buckets of Corona and Corona Light
  • $19 – Imported Buckets
  • $3 – Domestic Drafts
  • $4 – Corona Light Pints
  • $5 – Blue Moon and Twister Trunk IPGA
  • $5 – Smirnoff Cocktails
  • $6 – Tito’s Cocktails

Food specials include:

  • $9 – Classic Sliders (3 pack)
  • $8 – Coney Island Fries
  • $9 – Smoked Fish Dip
  • $9 – Housemade Hummus

Audio will be on for select FSU, UF, UM, FAU and UCF games.


Burger Bar is located at 4650 Donald Ross Road in Donald Ross Village in Palm Beach Gardens. For more information, visit burgerbar.com or call 561-630-4545.

Aug 222016

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 of things to do 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.


Aug 202016

wine tastingWe’re always up for a good deal, especially when it comes to wine. In most cases these deals are offered on off nights, but sometimes they get some prime time action. Take for example, Jereve at Emko located in West Palm Beach. The restaurant just kicked off No Corkage Saturdays. That’s right, dine at Emko on Saturday night and enjoy no corkage fee all night long. This offer is valid for up to two bottles.

Jereve at Emko is located at 2119 S Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach.

Aug 192016

live musicAre you looking for live music in downtown West Palm Beach? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve gathered up some of our favorite venues right here. From wine bars to coffee shops to weekly performances outdoors, here’s our guide on where to find live music in West Palm Beach.

10 Places to go for Live Music in West Palm Beach

Bistro Ten Zero One
1001 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach

Enjoy live music every Friday night from 5-7 p.m. Pair that up with 50% off select bottles of wine and you’re set for a fabulous night out.

The Blind Monk
410 Evernia St.
West Palm Beach
Schedule of Events

From Sunday brunch tunes to Live Tunes Tuesdays, The Blind Monk offers live music multiple times during the week.

Blue Martini
550 S Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach
Schedule of Events

Live entertainment nightly.

Burger & Beer Joint
550 S Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach

Live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m.

C Street Cafe
319 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach
Schedule of Events

Enjoy open Mic Monday, Jazz Nights on Thursday, and a rotating line-up of artists on Wednesdays and Fridays.

CityPlace on the plaza
700 S Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach
Schedule of Events

Enjoy live music on the plaza on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 7 p.m.

Clematis by Night
Centennial Square
West Palm Beach

Enjoy a rotating line-up of bands every Thursday night in downtown West Palm Beach.

Copper Blues
550 S. Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach
Schedule of Events

Live music Tuesday through Sunday.

Jazz Night at The Hibiscus Room
Palm Beach Hibiscus Bed & Breakfast
213 Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach

Enjoy live jazz on the front porch Tuesdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach

Enjoy Broadway performances, the opera, dance performances and a variety of others that cover the entire spectrum of the performing arts.

550 S. Rosemary Ave
West Palm Beach
Event Schedule

Enjoy a rotating line-up musical acts performing everything from country and jazz to blues and rock & roll.

Aug 182016


Enjoy live music at CityPlace every Friday and Saturday starting at 7 p.m. Bring your family and friends out for an evening of shopping, dining and enjoying some live entertainment. With all of the restaurants around, CityPlace is the perfect place to enjoy Happy Hour — then plan to stick around for the music and you have a fabulous night out.

Here’s the schedule for August at CityPlace:

Aug 19: Flashback (Classic rock)
Aug 20: Jam Band (Pop Favorites)
Aug 26: Orquesta Son Columbia (Latin)
Aug 27: Gypsy Lane (Party Favorites)

To see the complete line-up of events at CityPlace, visit Cityplace online.

CityPlace is located at 700 S Rosemary Avenue in West Palm Beach.




Aug 172016

C Street

Are you looking to rev up your German conversation skills or just want to keep on practicing? Head over to C Street Cafe and join the Multilingual Society for monthly German conversation group. This group — open to all skill levels — will bring together native and non-native speakers for a little afternoon afternoon fun.

This event will take place on Saturday, August 20 starting at 10 a.m. at the C Street Cafe, 319 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach; (561) 228-1688 Email nk@multilingualsociety.org to RSVP.

Aug 152016

Lion Country SafariPerhaps you’d like to walk on the wild side. Why not plan a trip to Lion Country Safari? Along with immersing yourself in the wild and filling the day with ooh’s and aah’s, a trip can even be sweeter with a savings of $6 per person? Just print out the coupon for Lion Country Safari above and start saving. Please note that although the coupon to the right may appear to have expired, the coupon is updated on Lion Country Safari’s website on a regular basis — just follow the link on the image for the most recent coupon.

Lion Country Safari is located at 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee

For more discounts to other area attractions including Lion Country Safari click here.

More Discounts, Deals and Free & Cheap Things To Do:


Aug 142016

Palm Beach Zoo couponIf you’ve been wanting to go to the Palm Beach Zoo, now’s your time, because we have a coupon for you. This coupon is part of the Palm Beach Zoo’s #WildWeekdays promotion – and is valid on weekdays (Monday – Friday) during the month of August.

Visit the Palm Beach Zoo on a weekday between 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. during the month of August. Present this coupon (either show it on your smartphone or print it out) and enjoy $5 off your regular, full-price daytime admission. This coupon cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions and the savings is applied to all in your party.

The Palm Beach Zoo is located at 1301 Summit Blvd in West Palm Beach. For more information, visit Palm Beach Zoo online.



Aug 122016

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.

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

Aug 102016


Gather up the family and head to the waterfront on the 2nd Friday of every month for downtown’s Screen on the Green. While the movie changes every month, you can be assured that a family-friendly movie will be featured. The movies range from classic favorites to newer releases.

Bring a chair or blanket and make yourself comfortable – and snack on movie theatre-inspired treats from the concession stand on site. If you want something more substantial, check out one of the local restaurants in downtown for a bite to eat prior to Screen on the Green.

What: Screen on the Green
When: Second Friday of the month from 8 – 11 p.m.
Where: Waterfront Commons, 100 Clematis St, West palm Beach
Cost: Free to Attend
More Info: Visit wpb.org/events or call 561.822.1515