Cheap Bastard's Guide to Chicago, 2nd: Secrets of Living the Good Life--for Free!

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Think you have to earn big bucks to live big in the Windy City? Think again.

Chicago is full of free and ridiculously inexpensive stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to "The Cheap Bastard" to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had and to tell you the real deal with wit and humor.

The Cheap Bastard's® Guide to Chicago will show you:

• How to gain free entrance to plays, concerts, museums, and television ...

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Overview

Think you have to earn big bucks to live big in the Windy City? Think again.

Chicago is full of free and ridiculously inexpensive stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to "The Cheap Bastard" to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had and to tell you the real deal with wit and humor.

The Cheap Bastard's® Guide to Chicago will show you:

• How to gain free entrance to plays, concerts, museums, and television tapings

• Where to find free classes in anything from yoga to tax preparation

• Where to find half-price meals and free food, including chocolate, pizza, and tamales

• How to get a free haircut or color treatment, or a low-cost manicure or massage

With The Cheap Bastard's® Guide to Chicago, anyone can enjoy the good life!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762750238
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Series: Cheap Bastard Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


As a journalist for general interest and trade publications, Nadia Oehlsen has published many how-to articles over the years, including how to process chemicals, how to fix bicycles, how to clean body parts from crime scenes, and the various methods one might employ to pay for goods and services. She prefers explaining how not to pay. As a freelancer, she has developed the critical career skill of living in stylish comfort by acquiring other people's trash. She lives and works in Chicago.
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