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Free Ipswich Ale Block Party on Sunday, June 5th!

Rain or shine…It’s happening! Back for a second time is the Ipswich Good in the Hood Block Party! The day will kick off with a mini-parade of Tapmobiles through Ipswich at noonand then end back at the brewery by 12:30pm… Continue Reading →

21 Events to Check Out this Cinco de Mayo

Thursday, May 5th, is Cinco de Mayo. Wicked Cheap Boston has curated a list of the best bar specials and events to check out this Thursday! What is Cinco de Mayo? The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s… Continue Reading →

Win a Ticket to the 18th Annual Boston Beer Summit on April 15th or 16th

The 18th Annual Boston Beer Summit Returns to the Castle at Park Plaza on Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th Boston’s Premier Craft Beer Tasting Event Features 200+ Beer Varieties from Over 50 of the World’s Best Breweries During… Continue Reading →

4 Cheap Date Ideas for this Weekend April 8-10

It’s Friday at last! This week brought us snow, clouds, cold, wind, and rain. To cheer you up, I bring you 4 cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! With Goldstar you can get tickets to so many events at… Continue Reading →

50% off Crazy Dash Walking Tour

Crazy Dash is a new walking digital guided tour adventure and they’re now open for business in Boston. It takes you on a tour of Boston via your smartphone, while adding a fun twist to it in that at every stop… Continue Reading →

Top Rated Goldstar Events this Weekend Dec 4-6, 2015

The weekend forecast is sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lows in the 30s. So, it’s not quite time to stay home and hibernate with Netflix, but it is cold enough that you’ll want your weekend plans to… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Haymarket Square Produce Market With Ciera

Special treat today! A guest post from Ciera. She’s a local blogger and graphic designer who has a fantastic eye and style.  Enjoy! Hi y’all, I’m so happy to be guest posting on Wicked Cheap in Boston today! I’m Ciera… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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