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Friday, August 1, 2014

Summer Streets: 6.9 Miles Car Free Route

Summer Streets are back! For the 7th straight summer, Park Avenue will be closed to motor vehicles from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge on three consecutive Saturday mornings in August so bikers, pedestrians, dog walkers, and everyone else can enjoy a stroll along one of the city's busiest avenues. Take advantage of this car-free route between 7AM and 1PM tomorrow morning.

There will be fitness classes, a zip line, crafts, and much more! Additional information can be found here.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

High Line Honey Day

Head over to The High Line today from 2PM-7PM for honey tasting and activities. NYC beekeepers will be on hand for the site's third annual Honey Day.

Click here for more information.


Monday, July 28, 2014

NYC Restaurant Week Is Underway

Although going out for NYC Restaurant Week isn't exactly cheap... every year there are a handful of participating places that are worth your while. Now through August 15th you can snag a $25 at one of these highly recommended spots: LafayetteTelepan, Red Rooster, General Assembly, Nougatine @ Jean-Georges, Nobu, Maialino, Boulud Sud, and Dovetail.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Free "Rooftop Films" New York Shorts Screening

Head over to Brookfield Place (220 Vesey Street) this evening for a free screening of New York shorts. Doors open at 6:30PM and the screening begins at 8:45PM following some free music.

Click here for more information.


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Free Smoothies At 16 Handles

Swing by the 16 Handles West Village location (245 Bleecker Street) between 12PM and 1PM today for a free smoothie thanks to the folks at Global Citizen. All you have to do is take a moment to write a postcard to your congressperson when you arrive to support global access to vaccines.

Click here for more information.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1954 Prices At Veselka

Tonight, from 6:00PM-6:54PM, Veselka (144 2nd Avenue) will be celebrating its 60th anniversary with prices from its 1954 menu including $0.25 egg creams and $1.50 pirogis.

You can view the entire menu by clicking below.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Free Ice Cream In Bryant Park

Swing by Bryant Park this afternoon -- and every Tuesday -- between 3PM and 4PM for free tastings of Talenti gelato from the company's park stand.

Click here for more information.


Monday, July 21, 2014

$1 Oysters On The Lower East Side

Fools Gold NYC (45 East Houston Street) is a new bar on the Lower East Side with a great beer selection. Swing by any day from 12PM-7PM for $1 oysters (and $5 beers!).


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Free Coffee At Oren's Daily Roast

Swing by one of nine Oren's Daily Roast locations this morning between 9AM and 11AM for free hot or iced coffee.


1440 Broadway (between 40th & 41st Streets) ·
1144 Lexington Avenue (between 79th & 80th Streets)
135 William Street (at Fulton Street)
1574 First Avenue (between 81st & 82nd Streets)
830 Third Avenue (at 51st Street)
2303 Broadway (between 83rd & 84th Streets)
985 Lexington Avenue (between 71st St. & Lexington Ave.)
2882 Broadway (between 112th & 113th Streets)
29 Waverly Place (between University & Greene Streets)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

BBQ in Williamsburg Tonight

Swing by Good Company (10 Hope Street) in Williamsburg for a special barbecue from the folks behind Pig & Khao on the Lower East Side. Tickets are $10 in advance and include dinner (a plate of food) and beer.

Click here for more information.


Monday, July 14, 2014

The New York Philharmonic: Free Concert In Central Park

The New York Philharmonic plays a handful of free concerts in New York City parks every summer. Tonight, they'll be performing in Central Park starting at 8:00PM. Pull up some grass on the Great Lawn, sneak in a bottle of wine, and enjoy what is always one of the summer's most anticipated musical events.

Click here for more information.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Tomorrow: 4Knots Music Festival

Head down to the South Street Seaport tomorrow from 1PM-8PM for the 4Knots Music Festival put on by The Village Voice. Performers include Dinosaur Jr, Mac DeMarco, and Speedy Ortiz. Admission is free.

Click here for more information.