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Organizations in South Florida offer free food distribution for families needing help. Some sites provide drive-through pickups, while others offer doorstep deliveries for eligible participants. Food distributions are in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach. Often the organizations accept volunteers and donations. This list is periodically revised to reflect new distribution sites. It’s wise to phone …

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For an outdoor activity with tasty fare, lots of free events in South Florida feature food trucks. Often events in Miami, Broward & greater Palm Beach include live music, fun for youngsters, or other entertainment. Lots of food truck events are in parks and free to attend. Pair dinner with a nature walk, fun on …

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You want to go out to dinner, but it can get so expensive. Here are seven ways to save on eating out in South Florida: South Florida on the Cheap restaurant deals We write up deals we hear about that will save you money or get you restaurant freebies. You might find BOGO deals at …

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Score football specials on game day at these Palm Beach County restaurants. From bottle and draft specials to wing and pizza deals, you’ll be cheering for your favorite team while saving money.  You can find sports bars with deals from Boca Raton to Jupiter, from Wellington to West Palm Beach and throughout Palm Beach County. …

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The food trucks craze is still on. Check out these free and family friendly events in Miami, where you can purchase food and enjoy the camaraderie. (Be sure to confirm the events through their website links before you go, just in case of any last-minute cancellations.) Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., …

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Two years ago, Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery chain in terms of revenue, took on Publix, Florida’s top grocer. Yes, many Floridians are loyal to Publix, but according to Kroger, about half of them were Kroger shoppers before they moved here. Kroger has launched the assault without opening a single store. It’s all about delivery. …

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Hello, I’m Jennie Phipps, a wife, mother of two grown sons who I raised as a single mom, and now the grandmother of three. I’ve done a lot of grocery shopping in my life. My memory is clear of the days shortly after my grocery run when my sons stood in front of the fridge …

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