Posts about ‘Food & drink’

When it comes to the fan experience, these baseball stadiums hit it out of the park. PNC Park – If you thought Uber was the most innovative way to get to a sporting event, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise when you cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walk across the Roberto Clemente Bridge (which closes to traffic [read more…]

Welcome to your one-stop shop for the best of America’s non-musical festivals. (Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of cheap music festival tickets for you anyway.) Eeyore’s Birthday Party: Austin, Texas When: April 30, 2016 Why: This one-day celebration dedicated to pop culture’s most depressed cartoon has been raging once a year since the 1960s. It [read more…]

Although winter will likely still have its icy grip on Boston throughout March, there aren’t many better places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the weekends leading up to it. So brave the chill for a trip to Boston in March and soak yourself in some true Irish heritage. And while you’re at it, you can [read more…]

Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans is definitely an event for the bucket list, but party-goers have to be all in. Plane tickets are more expensive, hotels are hard to find, and there certainly aren’t a lot of deals going on during the festivities. Luckily for the cash-strapped imbibers, New Orleans isn’t the only Mardi [read more…]

What better place to escape to in cold, bitter January than warm and welcoming Phoenix, Arizona. This is the time of year Phoenix dwellers wait all year for, when the heat breaks and temperatures normalize. Located in the northeastern Sonoran Desert, Phoenix sees an average of 330 days of sunshine per year, and high temperatures [read more…]

Would you like fresh beats with that? The Guardian recently reported that psychologists have (finally) found a connection between music enhancing the flavor of food. Lead researcher Professor Charles Spence summarized the experience to the magazine. “It is an exciting area: how soundscapes come together with taste to make the whole experience more enjoyable. It’s [read more…]

Tailgating: The time-honored camaraderie of strangers who come together to cheer on their favorite team, and jeer at any opponents who had the audacity to show up on your home turf. Luckily, the hot dogs, burgers and overflowing team spirit necessary for such an event don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Follow [read more…]

It’s easy to drop a lot of money in the Big Easy, largely due to *ahem* adult beverages. The good news is, it’s also pretty easy not to. The city’s overflowing with cheap eats and things to do, meaning you can pack your itinerary as much as you want. Here’s what to do with 24 hours [read more…]

Cheap Right Now gives a snapshot of a cheap weekend getaway each month. Whistler, British Columbia is a real-life winter wonderland, and what better place to visit during the most magical time of the year. The resort area near the town, which is north of Vancouver, covers nearly 8,000 acres over Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. [read more…]

Cheap Right Now gives a snapshot of a cheap weekend getaway each month. People around the country will tell you that there’s no better place in the world to be than downtown Chicago in the summertime. It’s true, Chicago summers are enticing and overflowing with festivals, free activities and restaurant patios. But Chicago in November (and [read more…]