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Saturday, February 28, 2009

First Ever Ice Box Derby Race In Central Park

Check out New York's first ever Ice Box Derby Race today! It starts at 2 PM and the meeting place is 5th Avenue (Central Park East) at 104th Street.

The instructions were to "create a soapbox vehicle, a sled with caster wheels, a big wheel with skis, trike with tin foil or some similar creation that can roll and slide."

Prizes for the winners!

Friday, February 27, 2009

St. Patty's Day Bar Crawl - Buy Tickets Now

Most bars hike up their prices on St. Patty's Day. We suggest partaking in a bar crawl to keep your blood alcohol level high and the price you pay for drinks low. Tickets for this one jump to $30 on Monday, so you better buy a ticket today. For tickets, click here.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Free Subs @ Quizno's!

Click here to get a free sub at Quizno's. No strings attached!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

LOST! Where you should watch TV's best show

It's unfortunate that I have yet to dedicate a post to LOST, perhaps the best show ever! If you're a fan and don't enjoy watching alone in the dark, consider checking out Hurley and company with a group.

The largest gathering in the city can be found on Meetup.com. You can also check out Professor Thom's in the Village which serves up free jungle juice shots (we imagine this has to do with the fact that part of the show takes place in a jungle... er... on an island).

A large crowd came out to Bell House last week as well, so keep your eye out for occasional gatherings there for you Brooklynites.


Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Free Pancakes at IHOP This Morning

Join IHOP to celebrate National Pancake Day this morning from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. They'll give you one free short stack (three) of their famous buttermilk pancakes.

BROOKLYN -
276 Livingston Street, (718) 222-446
72101 Ralph Avenue, (718) 251-2262

MANHATTAN -
2294 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, (212) 234-4747

QUEENS -
73-01 Northern Blvd, (718) 429-5452
9801 Liberty Avenue, (718) 659-6501

Monday, February 23, 2009

Free Wings @ Brazen Head During Happy Hour Tonight

Brazen Head, the Boerum Hill hot spot, is now offering free wings during happy hour on Mondays. Drinks are also $1.00 off from 4 PM - 8 PM. And swing by Wednesday for free cheese!


Sunday, February 22, 2009

Oscar Parties! Where To Watch

If your office Oscar party is looking like it's going to be lame, feel free to swing by Chelsea Cinema (23rd St & 8th Avenue). It's free of charge and they'll have raffle prizes including free movies for an entire year.

There's also a free party at Comix. Details below.

Enjoy... and let's go Slumdog!!

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Club Animals Mini-Marathon

S0 we're not sure what to expect at this event, but it sounds cool enough to check out. Participants are encouraged to dress like their animal alter ego and meet at Union Square today at 4 PM for a four-lap mini-marathon. Good luck!

Friday, February 20, 2009

Free Movie Screening

ECHELON CONSPIRACY
Thursday, February 26th at 7pm - AMC Times Sqaure

Starring Shane West, Ed Burns, Ving Rhames and Martin Sheen.

Mysterious cell phone messages lure an American engineer into a deadly international conspiracy that reveals the frightening scope of modern electronic surveillance. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a shadowy government official pursues a nefarious agenda that threatens the stability of the entire world.

Free Ticket Information: To get your mobile ticket & for theatre location, text the keyword SECURITY and your zip code to 43KIX (43549).


Thursday, February 19, 2009

$5.00 = Three Bands + Free Beer @ Bell House

At Bell House's monthly "cheapo" series, CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEAP CHEAP, you get to see three bands perform and have access to one hour of free Brooklyn beer. The beer will flow from 7:30 - 8:30 and the music will be blaring throughout the evening. Take advantage of this great recession special!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Happy Hour @ Spitzer's Corner

Spitzer's Corner, the L.E.S. hotspot that has one of the city's best beer selections has recently started a weekday happy hour until 7 PM! Stop by for a $3 craft beer like Rogue Dead Guy Ale.


Tuesday, February 17, 2009

99 Cent Lattes & More @ Dunkin Donuts

We hear that 99 cent lattes are back at Dunkin Donuts! [Blondie & Brownie]. Plus - to celebrate the opening of new store at 125 Lafayette Street (just north of Canal), you can get a 10 ounce coffee, 6 munchies, or a bagel with butter for 99 cents each. That's a massive breakfast for $3.00!

Monday, February 16, 2009

$5 For A Pint and Pizza @ Pizza Pub

The Gramercy café Push has just reopened as the Pizza Pub. They'll be serving up a slice and pint for $5 (there is also be a pie-and-pitcher combo). Slices on their own start at $1.75. On tap: Guinness and Stella. 294 Third Ave., nr. 23rd St.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Mmm... A Milk Art Exhibit

A thought provoking exhibit about the history of milk. Check out www.cityreliquary.com for more info!


Saturday, February 14, 2009

Village Pourhouse (UWS) Free Open Bar - Singles Party!

Happy Valentine's Day! Drown your sorrows with a free hour open bar at the Village Pourhouse's Upper West Side location and who knows.... maybe you’ll find someone to share the night with! 9 PM - 10 PM.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Caipiriniha Tasting Tonight + Free Chocolate This Morning

Taste cachaca and caipirinhas at East Village Wine & Liquors (183 Stanton Street) this evening. Click here for more information. Free!


If you're more of an early bird, Jacques Torres models will be giving out chocolate from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the corner of 48th and Sixth, and then from noon to 1 p.m. at Torres's Hudson Street shop.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

$10: A Hockey Ticket & Chipotle W/ College ID

Get discount tickets to any home Islanders game this year (except against the Rangers) by wearing Islanders team colors and standing in the "Loudville" ticket line outside of the Box Office 1-hour prior to each game. Show your student ID at the ticket window to get a $50 seat for only $10. Plus receive a free coupon to Chipotle good for one free burrito, burrito salad, or order of tacos.

For more information on the Islanders home schedule, visit newyorkislanders.com.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

How To Survive The Recession And Still Eat Well

Your exclusive guide to some of the city's best deals can be found..... HERE!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Free Lily Allen Concert! Tonight @ Bowery Ballroom

Lily Allen plays a free MySpace Secret Show @ The Bowery Ballroom tonight. Matt & Kim are opening. That's right! There are no tickets for this show. Wristbands will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Go! Get in line now! If you can't tell... I'm a bit excited for this one.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Two-For-One Coupons: Cosi and T.G.I. Friday's

Dining at chains isn't really our thing... but hey... money is tight these days. Cosi is offering two for one sandwiches, salads, and pizzas through this Sunday. You can print out the coupon here.

Not to be outdone, T.G.I. Friday's is offering two for one entrees through the end of the month. Sorry to disappoint, but it's not valid on Valentine's Day. If you were planning to use it then, I think there are more serious issues than your finances. You can print it out here.


Sunday, February 8, 2009

100,000 Free Cups Of Coffee

SeamlessWeb is giving away 100,000 free cups of coffee in NYC this month. Click here to find out where you can pick up yours.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

FREE TV SHOW TAPINGS: Late Night W/ Jimmy Fallon + D.L. Hughley Breaks The News

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will be holding test shows before its television premiere on March 2nd, and you can be in the audience! To be a part of the February audience, email Brandon at JimmyFallon.Audience@gmail.com. Please include your name, email, address, phone number, and date you would like to attend.

When: February 17th and 18th at 9pm, February 24th, 25th, and 26th at 5:30pm.

For more information, visit www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com.

JIMMY FALLON

If you're interested in seeing CNN's D.L Hughlet Breaks The News on 2/12 at 1:30, email hughleycnnshow@broadwayvideo.com with the following information in both the subject line and body of the email. You will be contacted with detailed ticket information if tickets are available.

1. Your full name
2. Email address
3. Phone number
4. Age range and guest's age range (35-40, 18-25, 50-55 etc.)
5. Number of tickets requested: 2-4 max.
6. Say in one sentence what you like about DL Hughley and why you want to be in the audience (this can go in the email body).

Friday, February 6, 2009

Love & (Free) Wine

Bottlerocket Wine And Spirit (5 W. 19th Street) hosts a free tasting of wines for Valentine's Day from 6 PM - 8 PM tonight. Dr. Ruth will be on hand to answer your questions and give you some love making advice!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Red Bull Snowscrapers: Snowboarders Take Manhattan

Shaun White and 16 of the world's best snowboarders transform downtown Manhattan tonight, as they put it all on the line for the $100,000 that is up for grabs! Red Bull Snowscrapers begins at 6PM tonight and athletes will compete against the majestic backdrop of the New York City skyline in the East River Park. Anthrax performs. Free. Click here for details.


Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Free Cupcakes Today!

The second location of Tonnie’s Minis, at 120 MacDougal Street near Bleecker, is giving out free mini-cupcakes to anyone who walks in today. Go grab a snack!

Free Brownies at The Chocolate Bar

Use code word "bailout" to get a free brownie at the Chocolate Bar (712 Fifth Ave) between 3 and 8 p.m. today. In fact, you can stop back every Monday to Thursday through February for this great deal!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

City Bakery Annual Hot Chocolate Festival

City Bakery hosts it's 17th annual hot chocolate festival this month. Every day there is a different flavor for you to try. From Beer Hot Chocolate to Passion Fruit Cream Hot Chocolate, there is sure to be something to spruce up your palate. Check out all the available flavors here.

Monday, February 2, 2009

20 Off Broadway Shows For $20 Each!

Through Sunday, February 8, tickets for 20 Off-Broadway shows are only $20, starting 20 minutes before show time. Just go to the box office of the show you want to see 20 minutes before it begins and say, “20at20” and you’ll get your ticket to one of the shows listed here.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Chili Takedown @ Union Pool

Head over to Union Pool today for their annual Chili Takedown! Past attendees know that the event has gone off topic on more than one occasion to include fondue, cookies and salsa!