Food and Drink Deals

Food and Drink Deals in Boston This is an ever-growing list of deals for food and drink in the Boston area, organized by neighborhood (to the best of my ability). If you’re willing to eat a little earlier, or eat… Continue Reading →

Wright’s Tower – Easy Hike for a Boston Skyline View

If you’ve driven North out of Boston on 1-93 when you’re going past Medford you may have noticed a stone tower up on a hill on your left side as you begin to pass through the Middlesex Fells Reservation and… Continue Reading →

Cheap Things to Do in Boston

Below is a list of cheap and free things to do year-round in Boston. It features a curated list of free tours, cheap entertainment, free or discounted museums, and more stuff to do in Boston. Is there a stuff I should… Continue Reading →

What happened to this site?

Hello! My name is Brian and I just took over Wicked Cheap Boston from Molly. Unfortunately, there was a snag in the transfer process so it will take some time before I have all of the old posts up and running… Continue Reading →

Museum Discounts in Boston

Museums While regular admission to the major museums in the area can be on the expensive side, many offer discounts and admission deals. – Disclaimer! I do not work for any of the following museums, and may not hear about… Continue Reading →

The Paint Bar – Sip, Paint, Brag

Did this holiday season run anyone else over by a truck? Thanksgiving got blown in by a blizzard, quickly followed by my birthday festivities, a week long flu, and then BAM CHRISTMAS. I did take some time to get all artsy-craftsy… Continue Reading →

Half Price Tickets from Me (and Goldstar) to You

Do you hear it? That faint jingling? Aw yeah. It’s the holidays. Time for mittens and peppermint mochas and MY BIRTHDAY and watching people fall while skating on Frog Pond. WHO’S EXCITED? Along with presents and baked goods and family time,… Continue Reading →

GrubHub Free Delivery and a Giveaway

Today’s post is brought to you by It’s a weekday night. You come home from work, tired and hangry. You open the fridge and the tears well up. You wonder why you didn’t study something useful in college that would have… Continue Reading →

Introducing Society of Grownups

I need to put this out there first: this sounds like a sponsored post. It’s not. In any way. I wasn’t asked, compensated, or even hugged for writing it. I just really, really love this concept. Carrying on… If you’re… Continue Reading →

Goldstar, Music, and Bedazzled Suspenders

Living in one place for a while, it’s easy to get into a routine.  You visit the same coffee shops, go to the same restaurant, take the same walk, work on that butt imprint in your couch.  You find favorites… Continue Reading →


If you’ve been following this January series, you may have thought “wow, Molly really hates to work out!” and you would be correct. I really do. But for me, the least agonizing exercise is done in the class setting. Zumba,… Continue Reading →

Free Running Clubs

My illustrious running career lasted all of about 8 weeks.  I trained for and finished one 5K, then retired.  There’s apparently something called a “Runner’s High” but I stayed stone cold sober throughout every step.  So, running? Not my favorite…. Continue Reading →

Boston’s Cheapest Gym Memberships

As I mentioned earlier this week, gym memberships in Boston can be cost prohibitive.  My goal this month on the blog is to take the “money” excuse out of the equation when you’re working on those new years fitness resolutions…. Continue Reading →

Cheap Yoga Classes in Boston

***List updated as of October 2014. Have any edits or additions? Email me at*** When looking for inexpensive fitness classes in Boston, the best deals to be found are yoga classes. There are a good number of yoga studios… Continue Reading →

Stargazing – Free Observatory Nights

Here’s another good date idea (I am hooking you UP, fellas) that strays from the whole dinner-and-a-movie thing. Three observatories in Boston host free nights open to the public.  You’re all welcome to go check out space with their fancy… Continue Reading →

25% Off Classes from Boston Center For Adult Education (BCAE)

Do you have some free time after work you’re looking to fill?  Interested in Burlesque, Tapas, or Watercolor? The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) can help you out with tons of classes over a wide variety of topics.  And… Continue Reading →

Symphony Hall – Free Tour

I wrote previously about how to get the best deals on Boston Symphony Orchestra tickets (which I have yet to take advantage of…I need to get on that), and mentioned that there was a way to get into Symphony Hall… Continue Reading →

CharlieCard Discount Book

Do you have a CharlieCard for the T? Did you know you can also use that card to get discounts at local businesses? Now you do! Check out the CharlieCard Discount Book that  you can print out to keep on hand.  Deals include… Continue Reading →

Boston Symphony Orchestra Ticket Deals

The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened its 2010/2011 season last Saturday with conductor James Levine back at the helm after healing from a back injury. I was a music major in college and even took a class focused on the Symphony…. Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday To You! How to get free stuff on the best day of the year.

I love birthdays. I celebrate mine for a full week. I’m not ashamed.  What other time do you get to celebrate YOURSELF? And you know I also love free stuff.  So what could be better than free stuff for my… Continue Reading →

Arnold Arboretum – Free Tour

Like trees? Like learning about trees? Head this way. The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain offers free guided tours April through November.  The tours are about an hour long and focus on the history of the Arboretum… Continue Reading →

Free Tour – First Church of Christ, Scientist

Happy news! I’m completely unpacked and settled at my new place! Yay! Now I can get back to actually blogging and crafting. Woo! I might eventually do a “how to decorate cheaply” post once I get some pictures from Snapfish… Continue Reading →

Otis House Tour – Free for Boston Residents

This is another one of those places I had never heard of before doing research for this blog even though I had passed by it multiple times. The Otis House is on Cambridge Street in  Boston’s West End (near Mass…. Continue Reading →

Daily Deal Sites

I had mentioned a few of these daily deal sites in one of my very first posts, but I’ve discovered a few more and wanted to keep the newer readers updated.  (Got a whole bunch more subscribers yesterday.  Hi you guys!)… Continue Reading →

Boston Athenaeum – Free Tours

Do you like the smell of books? Heck yes, you do.  Read on! When I told people I was going to visit the Boston Athenaeum the most common response was “Athe-whaaat?” To be honest, before I started doing some research… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Four

Another beeeautiful day in Boston and another perfect day for playing a tourist. 9.  Old South Meeting House Built in 1729, this Puritan meeting house was used for church services as well as political gatherings.  Most importantly the meeting that… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Three

Next stop on the trail… 5. King’s Chapel My favorite stop so far. If you visit one church in Boston, visit this one. Originally built with wood in 1688 then rebuilt with stone 1754. The building may look a bit… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part Two

Today I walked and visited sights along the first half of the Freedom trail, from Boston Common to Old Corner Book Store.  The weather was beautiful and the crowds small.  If I could have gotten a foot transplant somewhere along… Continue Reading →

Freedom Trail – Part One

I’ve officially declared it Freedom Trail Week at WCiB. Get excited. Confession time: I grew up in New Hampshire, an hour away from Boston, and have lived in the city since 2004…and I have NEVER toured the Freedom Trail. Ridiculous,… Continue Reading →

Finding Free and Cheap Events

Slow day for cheap-and-free stuff in Boston.  Plus my brain isn’t quite back from vacation mode so I figured I’d hit ya with some resources. The scenario: You want to woo a lovely lady or handsome gentleman. You want to… Continue Reading →

Cheap Day Out – Sam Adams Brewery

This is a very, very delayed “Cheap Day Out.”  In fact, it happened months before I had even thought about writing this blog.  But it was still (very) cheap. And a day out. So it counts!! “Todays” destination: The Sam… Continue Reading →

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

As part of Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays, admission to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is free today.  I had never been to the museum so I decided to check it out this morning.  Although it… Continue Reading →

Cheap Day Out – Castle Island

I’d like to make this “Cheap Day Out” idea a regular occurrence on the blog.  I go out, discover new places, have some fun, take some pictures, and come back to share it with all…five of you that read this… Continue Reading →

How to get into museums for free without evading security

Remember museums? Those places you went to on field trips in elementary school? They still exist! Neat, huh? The less neat part about them is how expensive they can be to get into. $20 for general admission to the MFA?… Continue Reading →

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