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The Denver Post - - LIFE & CULTURE - By Laura Daily& Bryan K. Chavez, MileHighOnTheCheap. com

Yo, free froyo!

This free­bie is sure to leave you in the cold, but in a good way. To cel­e­brate Na­tional Frozen Yo­gurt Day, Menchie’s Frozen Yo­gurt is dish­ing up 6 ounces of the sweet stuff with top­pings for free on Feb. 1 from 4 p. m. to 7 p. m. The chain of­fers a va­ri­ety of frozen yo­gurts, in­clud­ing non­fat, low- fat, low- carb and no sugar added. If your sweet tooth craves more than 6 ounces, just pay the dif­fer­ence. The sweet of­fer is lim­ited to one per cus­tomer at par­tic­i­pat­ing lo­ca­tions.

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Bar­gain burg­ers

The meal deals­many restau­rants now of­fer serve up plenty of value. It’s one of the best ways to dine out with­out break­ing the bank. Red Robin is chirp­ing in, with its lat­est lim­ited- time of­fer Dou­ble Tav­ern Dou­ble Plus Deal at par­tic­i­pat­ing lo­ca­tions. Get two Dou­ble Tav­ern burg­ers plus an ap­pe­tizer or dessert for $ 15. The dessert or ap­pe­tizer is from a se­lect menu and may vary by lo­ca­tion. ( The of­fer ex­cludes Red’s Big Tav­ern burger.) No burger sub­sti­tu­tions, ex­cept for veg­gie or Boca burger. It’s one of the best deals the fam­ily- friendly chain has of­fered in a long time. re­drobin. com

And the win­ner is… If you’re ex­cited about the Os­cars, make a date for this year’s AMC The­atres Best Pic­ture Show­case. It’s an op­por­tu­nity to see all eight Os­car- nom­i­nated films on Feb. 20 – “Bridge of Spies”, “Room”, “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Big Short” and on Feb. 27 – “Brook­lyn”, “Spot­light”, “The Mar­tian” and “The Revenant.” The­marathon of movies starts at 10 a. m. at High­lands Ranch 24, South­lands 16 andWest­min­ster Prom­e­nade 24. A pass is $ 35 for each day. How­ever, you can save $ 5 and pur­chase a two- day pass for $ 65— mak­ing each film about $ 8, or roughly 30 per­cent off reg­u­lar ad­mis­sion prices. Passes can be pur­chased at the box of­fice of par­tic­i­pat­ing the­atres.

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Fare deal

RTD just im­ple­mented a new fare sched­ule, de­signed to sim­plify the way pas­sen­gers pay for trips across its ex­pand­ing tran­sit sys­tem. In par­tic­u­lar, the new af­ford­able and con­ve­nient Day­Pass of­fers the best value for $ 5.20. The Day­Pass gets you un­lim­ited rides on bus and rail for the price of a sin­gle round- trip. It’s per­fect for a day ex­plor­ing the city with­out hav­ing to worry about find­ing ( and pay­ing) for park­ing— per­fect for res­i­dents and tourists alike. Plus, there’s an op­tion for the most af­ford­able way to and from DIA: $ 9 one- way for ei­ther SkyRide or the fu­ture rail line to DIA open­ing April 22. rtd- den­ver. com Ev­ery Satur­day, Laura Daily and Bryan K. Chavez at MileHighOnTheCheap. com com­pile “Cheap Check­list” to help smart shop­pers find free­bies, dis­counts and deals. Send tips to info@ milehighonthecheap. com 10 to 14 days in ad­vance.

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