Sunday, May 31, 2009

Fireworks Tonight!

To help kick off the week-long celebration for the Queensboro Bridge Centennial, the city will be putting on a spectacular fireworks show tonight starting around 9:00PM.

Launch site will be the southern tip of Roosevelt Island.

Excellent viewing from Long Island City (Gantry Park, Water Taxi Beach); Roosevelt Island, and the Manhattan Shoreline.


22 Free Songs - NYLON Magazine Summer Playlist

Click here to download NYLON Magazine's summer playlist -- 22 songs for free! Even if you haven't heard of Of Montreal, Passion Pit, and Tiny Master Of Today... now is your chance to be spinning some kick ass tunes on your iPod this summer.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Free Bowling This Weekend? Let's Play!

Last month, we ran a contest in which one lucky NYCDAILYDEALS reader found a pair of movie passes. Today, we're giving you the chance to win a free hour of bowling at Port Authority's Leisure Time Bowl.

On the southeast corner of 2nd Avenue and 14th Street there is a black Onion newspaper box. Underneath the stack of newspapers is a pass for a free hour of bowling this weekend. Be the first one there and it's all yours. Good luck!

50 Cent Pizza @ Rizzo's In Astoria

In celebration of its 50th anniversary Rizzo's (30-13 Steinway Street), a pizza place in Astoria, has been offering various 50 cent specials over the past few months. Today, swing by for 50 cent sicilian square slices. Two slices per customer. In-store only.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Fulton Street Market Is Open!

The Fulton Street Market opened last weekend at the South Street Seaport. It's open on Friday and Saturdays from 10AM - 6PM throughout the summer. You can click here for a full lineup of vendors, but below are some that look good to us (courtesy of Grub Street)!

Cupcake Express, New York, N.Y. - Named #1 cupcake by the New York Post, they bake and ice their cupcakes fresh each day, with 100% pure butter and 100% pure love.

Breezy Hill Orchard/Knoll Krest Farm, Staatsburg, NY - A New York farmer's market favorite known for their pears, apples, cider, eggs, fresh pasta and baked goods.

New York Winestand - Made possible by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, they feature a rotating selection of winegrowers from Long Island, the Finger Lakes, the Hudson River Valley as well as other regions. In addition, there are plans to host several chef demonstrations pairing local foods with wine.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Free Centennial Tours Of Queensboro Bridge This Weekend

The Upper Roadway of the Queensboro Bridge will be closed to traffic and open to free walking tours on Sunday, May 31 to celebrate the centennial of the span. To participate, RSVP to the NYC Bridge Centennial Commission by calling (212) 588-0007.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

$10 Pitchers Of Sangria at Hop Devil Grill

Swing by Hop Devil Grill tonight and every Wednesday for ten dollar 64 ounce pitchers of sangria all night long. Okay, let's do some math. If the average glass of sangria is approximately 6.4 ounce than a 64 ounce pitcher is ten glasses and you're essentially treating yourself to $1 glasses of sangria. Bonus points if you drink the whole pitcher yourself. Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

New York City Nightlife Authority Makes Your Birthday Unforgettable!

Have a birthday coming up or planning a party for someone else? Let New York City Nightlife Authority make it unforgettable night by offering you exclusive VIP treatment at NO COST TO YOU!! Through their broad network of clients and venues, they will set you up with a complimentary VIP table and bottle service and allow you to access the New York City VIP lifestyle!

For more information or to reserve your VIP Birthday Experience check their our website at or email me them at

Make your birthday unforgettable!

This is a sponsored posting from New York Nightlife Authority

Tons Of Great NYC Restaurant Coupons!! - Part II

For Budget Travel's First Annual Restaurant Month, they are bringing you exclusive coupons to some of NYC's hottest restaurants. We let you know about seven of our favorites last week and today we present you with seven more! All coupons are good through the end of June. Enjoy!

The Monday Room
Complimentary wine flight prepared by the sommelier. (CLICK HERE)

Obika Mozzarella Bar
Free dessert after any meal between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (CLICK HERE)

Aroma Kitchen & Winebar
Complimentary featured dessert with a main course. (CLICK HERE)

Free dessert with dinner from Sunday to Wednesday. (CLICK HERE)

Ciao Bella Gelato Bar
Free bambini with purchase of a pre-packed pint. (CLICK HERE)

Free glass of wine with dinner. (CLICK HERE)

Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy Memorial Day!


Sunday, May 24, 2009

The Little Red Lighthouse Is Open This Afternoon

The Little Red Lighthouse, a small lighthouse located on the Hudson River, will be open from 1-4PM this afternoon meaning that you'll have the chance to climb to the top and enjoy one of city's most beautiful views. The lighthouse was made famous by the 1942 children's book The Little Red Lighthouse and The Great Gray Bridge.

The Little Red Lighthouse stands on a small point called Jeffrey’s Hook at the base of the eastern pier of the George Washington Bridge, which connects the Washington Heights neighborhood in Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey. The shoreline north and south of the lighthouse makes up Fort Washington Park. Access to the lighthouse is either via a steep footpath leading down from the north side of the bridge or, somewhat more easily, via the riverside promenade leading south to Riverside Park and Riverbank State Park.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Greenpoint BBQrawl Today From 3-8 W/ Free Food

Today, five Greenpoint bars are offering FREE food and Brooklyn Brewery drink specials from 3-8PM. Get their early... before the food runs out!

Brouwerij Lane will have brownies and Brooklyn Brown Ale
Black Rabbit will
have hot dogs and Brooklyn Pennant
Van Gogh’s Radio
will have veggie & meat bratwurst and Brooklyn Pilsner
Mark Bar will have chicken wings and Brooklyn Pale Ale
t.b.d. Brooklyn will
have veggie and beef burgers and Brooklyn Summer Ale

You can start your day early with a FREE Colombian Fruit CHOLADOS at Cafecito Bogota in Greenpoint. They’re giving away one to the first 50 customers who show up at the restaurant starting at 1:00 PM.

What is a Cholado, you might ask? It’s is a typical iced cold beverage common in Colombia’s hot climate cities. It is made from crushed or shaved ice, fresh seasonal fruit, homemade fruit syrups, and sweetened condensed milk. They feature all-natural, exotic flavors from fruits imported from our tropical homeland.

Parked: A Celebration Of NYC's Best Food Trucks

BKLYN Yard (388–400 Carroll St., nr. Bond St., Brooklyn) recently reopened along the Gowanus Canal. It's official launch is today with an event called Parked, which will feature food trucks such as Pizza Moto, the Community Juice Truck, and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream. More info can be found here.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Water Taxi Beach Opens @ South Street Seaport Tomorrow

The South Street Seaport has just become a bit more bearable. The highly anticipated Water Taxi Beach celebrates it's opening tomorrow evening with a special party. Grub Street tells you how you can get in for just $5.00. Besides sand (duh), the spot will feature a miniature golf course, picnic tables, Ping-Pong tables, and skee-ball machines. Hot dogs are $3.00 and you can be sure there will be some nice eye candy soaking up the sun this summer. See you there!

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Green Day Performs Free Show For Good Moring America Tomorrow

I've never been huge fan of the Good Morning America summer concert series, but the show tomorrow is worth waking up at the crack of dawn for!

Green Day will kick things off with their first-ever morning television appearance. It will take place in Central Park at Rumsey Playfield (via the 69th street entrance on Fifth Avenue). People are encouraged to arrive by 6:00am when the park opens to the public.

For more information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park, click here. All concerts are free and open to the public and will take place live from 7:00 - 9:00AM.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Tons Of Great NYC Restaurant Coupons!! - Part I

For Budget Travel's First Annual Restaurant Month, they are bringing you exclusive coupons to some of NYC's hottest restaurants. We're letting you know about seven of our favorites today and check back early next week for seven more! All coupons are good through the end of June. Enjoy!

Double Crown
Complimentary Hawker-style snacks. (CLICK HERE)

Free dessert & glass of wine w/ purchase of 3 course meal. (CLICK HERE)

15 percent off meals after 8PM excluding Fri and Sat. (CLICK HERE)

La Superior
Free agua fresca with a minimum order of $10 at lunch. (CLICK HERE)

A glass of champagne for all guests upon arrival. (CLICK HERE)

La Fonda Del Sol
10 percent off all meals. (CLICK HERE)

Madam Geneva
Complimentary gin and jam cocktail. (CLICK HERE)

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Discounted Tickets To Sleepwalk With Me

Sleepwalk With Me is one of the city's funniest new shows. After a limited run, it's closing next month and you can purchase discounted tickets here. Full priced tickets, normally $55.00, are being offered to NYCDAILYDEALS readers for only $29.50. The show is a rare collision of comedy and theater that touches your funny bone and tickles your heart -- and we promise you won't be disappointed!

Please note that due to popular demand an extra show has been added this Sunday night at 7:00PM for those of you who are sticking around over Memorial Day

In his theatrical debut, comedian Mike Birbiglia takes the audience on a hysterically funny and intensely personal journey through his struggles with sleepwalking and his reluctance to confront his fears of love, honesty and growing up.

Monday, May 18, 2009

See The Roots For $10

Just a friendly reminder that every single month The Roots are playing a couple of shows at Highline Ballroom for only $10. Their May shows are sold out, but if you act fast you can still get tickets to their shows on June 2nd, June 16th, and June 22nd.

They're the best reason to watch Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and now they're your best chance to see some awesome music on the cheap. Click here for tickets.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Free Cocktail With Dinner @ Macondo

Swing by Macondo on the Lower East Side tonight or any Sunday through summer and get a free cachaça cocktail or an alcoholic batida (fruit shake) from 5-11PM with the order of the entree.

Thier cocktail menu is amazingly extensive and contains one of the top rated drinks in the city last year: Aguacate + Mezcal (honey, avocado, agave nectar, Midori, Cointreau, Lime Juice, Scorpion Mezcal). It's basically a frozen avocado mixed drink and we'll definitely be heading over tonight to try it!

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Pay What You Want @ The Guggenheim Begins Tonight

Starting this evening, the Guggenheim Museum is hosting "pay what you wish" hours from 5:45 - 7:45. Swing by tonight or any Saturday and check out one of the city's most renowned museums. Yes -- we know we posted museums deals two days in a row, but just making up for some lost time!

Friday, May 15, 2009

Pay-What-You-Want At The Whitney Tonight

The Whitney, which usually costs $15 to visit, is pay-what-you-want tonight and every Friday from 6PM-9PM. Click here for info about all of their current exhibits including Jenny Holzer's much talked about Protect Project.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Habana Outpost Now Open - Cheap Food & Drinks!

Summer is officially around the corner.... now that one of my favorite eating establishments has opened its doors. Habana Outpost, an eco-friendly outdoor eatery in Fort Greene is a sight to be seen. Their menu includes a most delicious white cheese and avocado sandwich ($7.50) and Six Point beers for $2.50 cents all day every day! If you've never been, now the time to make your way out there!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

LOST Season Finale

The city's biggest and best Lost Finale Viewing Party takes place at the Bell House tonight. We'll let you read about all of the awesome details here... but let's just say that $3 Dharma beers, Smoke Monster cotton candy, and Dharma cupcakes will have us heading out to Brooklyn tonight!

Free Alcohol At Van Diemens For NY Sports Fans This Month

Attention baseball fans! Head to Van Diemens in Murray Hill to watch a Mets or Yankees game any night this month and when either NY team hits a home run, the entire bar gets a free shot. Let's just hope A-Rod gets off to a hot start.

Also, if you bring in your ticket after any Mets or Yankees game, you can get a free draft beer. Celebrate a victory, drown your sorrows after a loss, or toast to the fact that you just overpaid big time to see your favorite team in their new ballpark.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Free Häagen-Dazs This Afternoon

Many Häagen-Dazs locations will be giving away a free scoop of any of their Bee Built Ice Creams from 4:00-8:00PM today. Lucky for you, Blondie and Brownie, writers of my favorite food blog, have done the dirty work for you. Click here to find out which locations are participating.

Here are some of the Manhattan and Brooklyn locations that they called:

These locations are participating (or at least they said they were):

2905 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
(212) 662-5265

53 1/2 Mott St (participating, but it’s BOGO)
New York, NY 10013
(212) 571-1970

89 South St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 587-5335

120 Montague St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 797-3700

109 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 398-8004

Maybe Participating
(These locations, said they might participate -- then again the person answering the phone didn't seem to know what we were talking about...Definitely call before going)

1517 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 517-9589

263 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 787-7165

1188 1st Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 288-5200

8621 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 238-2037

5121 Kings Plz
Brooklyn, NY 11234
(718) 377-4446

Free Bike Rentals In Lower Manhattan All Summer

Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to borrow a bike in Lower Manhattan for free!

The bikes will be available at the South Street Seaport and can be returned at four locations in Manhattan. You can ride for up to 2.5 hours. A credit card will be required as a guarantee for return. Click here to reserve a bike in advance.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Get Hundreds Of Discounts With Your New Brooklyn Perks Savings Card

Get the discount card that everyone is talking about!

The Brooklyn Perks Savings Card gives you access to exclusive discounts and valuable savings at your favorite dining and shopping venues across Brooklyn. And today, NYCDAILYDEALS has an offer just for you.

Be one of the first 5 people to send your full name and mailing address to and we'll hook you up with a card free of charge! After that, the next 10 people will receive an exclusive link through which you'll be able to purchase the card for $12.45. That's 50% off the original price!

Even if you don't win the contest, you can purchase cards for $5 off using this link. Enjoy!

Here are just a couple of the hundreds of deals we like!

Madiba Restaurant - Free dessert and coffee with lunch entree Monday - Friday; free glass of wine with any dinner entree Sunday - Thursday.

Chip Shop - 15% off bill Monday - Thursday.

Lunetta Restaurant - Complimentary glass of house wine with any entree or pasta.

BlueMarble Icecream - Free small coffee with the purchase of any morning baked good.


Cupcake Cookoff @ Union Pool Tonight

The Third Annual Cupcake Cook-off takes place tonight from 7-9PM at Union Pool in Williamsburg (484 Union Avenue). There will be a popular vote poll in addition to a panel of cupcake judges. Details can be found here.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Another Free Ice Cream BBQ in Brooklyn

Last week's Free Ice Cream BBQ at Bushwick Country Club in Williamsburg was so successful (photos here) that they've decided to do it again... and again... and again. Stop by today between 2PM and 7PM and they'll hook you up with free food, free music and free Maker’s Mark Vanilla Ice Cream Milkshakes! There is also free mini-golf in their outdoor garden in addition to the cheap beer they serve up inside.

Bushwick Country Club is located at 618 Grand Street -- Take the L or G trains to Lorimer / Metropolitan. Here are dates this awesome event will be taking place throughout the summer.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

50 Cent Gelati, Italian Ices, And Cannolis @ Rizzo's In Astoria

In celebration of its 50th anniversary Rizzo's (30-13 Steinway Street), a pizza place in Astoria, will be offering various 50 cent specials over the next few months. Swing by for 50 cent homemade gelati, Italian ices, and cannoli through 5/29.

This includes daily selections (flavors vary: lemon sorbet, coconut, cherry, piña colada, Dutch chocolate, pomegranate, Mandarin orange, apricot-mango). In-store only.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Free Draft Beer From 6-8PM At Slane

Stop by Slane tonight in the West Village and broadcast your location from the bar using via your cell phone to get an on-screen ticket for free draft beer from 6-8PM.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

500 Free Slices Of Pizza Each Day This Week (Cont.)

Earlier this week we told you that Snapple was giving away free pizza lunches at different NYC pizzerias each day this week to the first 500 people who show up at certain locations starting at 10:30 a.m. each morning. Here's where you should go today and tomorrow:

My Little Pizza
114 Court Street
Brooklyn NY
(b/n Atlantic Avenue and State Street)

Mezza Lunna Pizza
98 Eighth Avenue
New York NY
(at 15th Street)

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Free Chicken & Sides From KFC!

Click here to print a coupon for a free 2-piece Kentucky Grilled Chicken meal from KFC. It includes two sides and biscuit. The coupon must be printed by midnight tonight and is valid through 5/19. Enjoy!

Get A Free Drink @ Hudson Terrace Tonight

Want a free drink here?

Don't let the rain put a damper on your alcoholic tenancies. Send your name to and you'll be treated to a free drink when you swing by Hudson Terrace tonight.

Sweeping city views and alcohol are a deadly mix. We'll see you there!

Click the flyer below for more details about weekly events at this summer hot spot.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Free Guac At Bell House Tonight (Guactacular!)

Free Spa Treatment Today From 12-7

Come in anytime between 12pm and 7pm today and get FREE spa services at Vada Spa (387 6th Ave.)

Choose one of the following:

FREE Laser Hair Removal for the Lip, Chin or Underarms
FREE Eyebrow or Lip wax
FREE Organic Pomegranate Martini Face Mask or Organic Strawberry Coconut Mask
FREE Mini Acupuncture
Margarita Foot Scrub (Coconut/Lime or Papaya/Mango)

Vada Spa

387 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10014

(212) 206-1572

50 Cent Sorbet & Tacos For Cinco De Mayo

To celebrate Cinco De Mayo, Elizabeth will be selling 50-cent scoops of chocolate-tequila sorbet and jalapeño-tequila gelato made by Il Laboratorio. There will also be 50 cent tacos available too. Yum!

Monday, May 4, 2009

500 Free Slices Of Pizza Each Day This Week

Snapple is giving away free pizza lunches at different NYC pizzerias this week to the first 500 people who show up at each of the following locations starting at 10:30 a.m. each morning. Check back later this week for the full schedule, but here is where you should be heading to start off the week.

Spinelli Pizza
425 Seventh Avenue
(between 33rd and 34th streets)

Famous Joe's Pizza
7 Carmine Street
(between Bleecker Street and 6th Avenue)

Silver Spoon Diner
58-21 Junction Boulevard

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Park Slope Pork Off Today @ 1PM

There is a Pork Off... in Park Slope. Enough said. Details below.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Tomorrow: 3rd Ward's Green Bikes Birthday Block Party

3rd Ward's Green Bikes Birthday Block Party takes place tomorrow from 2-8PM. It's free!

Festivities include:

BBQ and drinks
free Colt 45
drag races
live screenprinting
bike competitions & performances
music videos
free workshops

Free Food, Milkshakes & Music @ Bushwick Country Club in Williamsburg

Stop by Bushwick Country Club in Williamsburg today @ 4PM. They'll hook you up with free food, free music and free Maker’s Mark Vanilla Ice Cream Milkshakes! There is also free mini-golf in their outdoor garden in addition to the cheap beer they serve up inside.

Bushwick Country Club is located at 618 Grand Street -- Take the L or G trains to Lorimer / Metropolitan. The Facebook invite can be viewed here.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Free Food & Drinks @ The Bell House Tomorrow


THE 135TH KENTUCKY DERBY - Free Admission

• Tailgating BBQ 2-5pm
• Ice Cream Truck During BBQ
• Free Mint Julep Happy Hour 5-6pm
• The first Annual Live Under Card "Horse" Race
• Call to the Post Performed by Bugler Jason Rambler
• My Old Kentucky Home Performed by Ms. Carolyn Sill
• Race shown on HUGE screens with BIG sound
• Live Band Karaoke After Race
• Prizes Given for Best Hat & Best Dressed Man
• Free Dub Pies In Between Karaoke Sets

Mmm... A Milk Art Exhibit

A thought provoking exhibit about the history of milk closes this weekend. Check out for more info!