Saturday, July 31, 2010

Curious George Exhibit At The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum (1109 5th Avenue) is free on Saturdays. Swing by and check out Curious George Saves the Day before it closes tomorrow.

"Featuring nearly eighty original drawings and preparatory dummies for Margret and H. A. Rey children’s books and documentation related to their escape from Nazi-occupied Europe, the exhibition will examine the parallels between the obstacles the Reys faced and the drawings that may have saved their lives."

Friday, July 30, 2010

Free Show W/ Sonic Youth In Prospect Park Tomorrow

Celebrate Brooklyn's free concert series at the Prospect Park Bandshell continues tomorrow evening with a free show from Sonic Youth!

Gates open at 6PM and the show begins at 7PM.

Details here.

And what's on tap today, you might be wondering? Well that'd be 60 cent slices of cheesecake at the original Junior's in Brooklyn Heights. The cost of a slice normally? $5.99. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club This Weekend

You know the drill: Mention NYCDAILYDEALS when you make a reservation for the 9PM and 11PM show Friday or Saturday night at EastVille Comedy Club (phone at 212-260-2445 / e-mail at and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their 2 drink minimum. Here's who you'll see:

Christian Finnegan
(Chappelle Show, Best Week Ever)

(Dane Cook's Tourgasm, David Letterman Show)

Amy Schumer
(Ellen DeGeneres Show, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central)

$10 Summer Concert Tickets: STP, Maroon 5, Jonas Brothers

Live Nation is currently selling $10 tickets to concerts at some of their venues this summer. Shows at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater include Stone Temple Pilots, Jonas Brothers, Maroon 5, and Goo Goo Dolls.

Last we checked, there are plenty of seats available for each of these shows, although the deal is only good while supplies last. And -- as far as we can tell -- it doesn't look like there are any additional services charges tacked onto the $10. Not too shabby.

Click here to make a purchase.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lifesta: The Deals You Want (When They're No Longer Available)

In case you haven't noticed, there are more than a few group purchasing sites that have launched recently. Many of these sites have short windows for when you're actually able to purchase a particular deal. It was only a matter of time before a site popped up that offered users the chance buy deals when they're no longer available on their original sites. This site is called Lifesta. Think of them as the StubHub of great deals.

Not only can you search their database of deals that people are selling, but you can also sell deals yourselves. Perhaps you're looking to make a quick buck. Or maybe you just want unload a few Groupons off your hands. Whatever the case may be, Lifesta guarantees all purchases and you can download all vouchers directly from them immediately after they're purchased. Current deals include a $22 private kickboxing class and a personal wine tasting class for $12.50.

Click here to check out Lifesta -- buy and sell some deals while you're at it!

You can also stay in the loop by following them on Twitter.

This is a sponsored posting from Lifesta.

$2 Gift Certificates From

From time to time, we've let you know about discounts from and now through 7/31, the website is selling $25 gift certificates to select eateries for $2! There are more than 600 New York area restaurants on the site!
To purchase:

1) Click here and enter a zip code or city to find the local participating restaurant.
2) Select the gift certificate amount (if more than one choice is available), then add it to your cart.
3) Once you’re ready to check out, enter the discount code PLATE
on the Shopping Cart page.
4) After completing the transaction, you'll be taken to a page where you can print your gift certificates.

Here are some of our favorite spots:

10 Downing (West Village)
1834 Bar & Burger (Financial District)
Aperitivo - Italian (Park Slope)
Agozar Restaurant & Lounge - Cuban (East Village)
BonChon On John (Tribeca)
Boom - Italian (Nolia)
Drom (East Village)
Focacceria (West Village)
Hill Country - Barbeque (Murray Hill)
Lobo (Park Slope)
Madiba - African (Fort Greene)
Miranda (Williamsburg)
Novecento - Argentinian (Soho)
Pangea - Pan Asian (East Village)
Philip Marie (West Village)
Philoxenia (Astoria)
Savoia (Carroll Gardens)
Sol Y Sombra - Spanish (Upper West Side)
Via Della Pace - Italian (East Village)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

$2 Bowling In Astoria All Month Long

Now through August 31st, swing by Astoria Bowl (19-45 49th Street) on weekdays from 11AM - 5PM for $2 games! Click here for more info.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Moving Season Monday: 20% Off Your Order @ Green Apple Cleaners

We know you've been perspiring through those clothes of yours. What better time to take advantage of this exclusive offer on dry cleaning! Green Apple Cleaners is New York's only dry cleaner exclusively using EPA approved green cleaning technologies.

All summer long, receive 20% off your first order when you mention NYCDAILYDEALS.

Call 1-800-ILUVCO2 or visit one of their New York City locations at 92 Greenwich Ave in Manhattan or 78 7th Ave in Brooklyn!

This is a sponsored posting from Green Apple Cleaners.

For more deals, check out our Moving Season Monday Deals link at the top of the page.

Free Hoop Dancing Workout In Midtown

Fitnotic - an NYC fitness company - hosts a free hoop dancing workout from 6PM-7PM on Broadway between 34th St and 35th St. Hoop dancing -- a fat-burning cardio and muscle-sculpting workout -- blends hula hooping with elements of dance. Hoops and free instruction are provided. You can find more info about this weekly class here.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

$10 Pitchers Of Sangria At La Palapa

Cool off with some sangria at La Palapa (359 6th Avenue & 77 St. Marks Place) today and every Sunday! Pitchers of their White Hibiscus Sangria and Red Citrus Sangria are just $10 all day and all night.

Go ahead and suggest this as a date on! The site has been kind enough to extend their exclusive offer to our readers that we told you about in June (that's a free month of online dating!). Click here for all of the fine print and instructions on how to get started.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Sand Sculting Competitions @ Coney Island & Rockaway Beach

It's going to be 95 degrees today. No better time for sand sculpting competitions!

The 20th annual Sand Sculpting Contest takes place at Coney Island today. The festivities will be held on the boardwalk and beach between West 10th Street and West 12th Street starting at 11AM. Click here for more information.

And not to be outdone, tomorrow is the 15th annual Sandcastle Contest at Rockaway Beach. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be awarded to the best builders. Click here for more information.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Two for One Cupcakes At Crumbs (Financial District) All Summer

Crumbs Bake Shop's Financial District location (87 Beaver St between Hanover St & Wall St) is now open on the weekends! To celebrate they're offering customers two for one cupcakes on Saturday and Sunday all summer long. Simply print this Crumbs coupon and bring it in. Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Free Beach Boys Concert Tomorrow... At The Beach!

The Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island features The Beach Boys tomorrow evening! The show starts at 7:30PM at Asser Levy/Seaside Park (W. 5th St & Surf Ave, across the street from the New York Aquarium). More details and the entire summer schedule can be found here.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

$1 Smoothies At Union Square Red Mango This Afternoon

Swing by Union Square's Red Mango location (63 West 14th Street) between 11AM and 3PM when any regular-sized smoothie will cost just $1. In addition, 1,000 people will receive a passport for four days of free smoothies at the location.

Note that the store is located on 14th Street and 6th Avenue -- not quite Union Square proper!

Monday, July 19, 2010

Moving Season Monday: Save 35% On Computer Repairs

It's time for our Moving Season Monday deal of the week!

ProSysCo is an IT consulting firm providing solutions to residential and business customers in the New York City area.

A Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, ProSysCo provides everything from repair, setup and backup services for individuals to industrial packages for companies that need solutions for a single user client an entire employee base. Their technicians are certified on many different levels to help you get the most out of your experience.

As we reach the peak of moving season, give ProSysCo a call at 646-784-9393 and mention NYCDAILYDEALS to receive a 35% discount on your PC & Mac Repair!

This is a sponsored posting from ProSysCo.

Free "Chronicles Of Old New York" Book + Walking Tour

UPDATE (07.20): And the winners are: Jonah L, Anne B, Christiana S, Danielle F, Theron P, Steve L, Aya K, Phil C, Jeremy W, Anibal L. Thanks to all who entered!

This Saturday, James Roman, the author of Chronicles Of Old New York is leading a free walking tour of Lower Manhattan. And to get you pumped, we're giving away 10 autographed copies of his book to some lucky readers.

Simply send an e-mail to with Chronicles Of Old New York in the subject line and your mailing address in the body. We'll pick 10 winners from the first 100 entries we receive.

To be the first to hear about future contests like this -- make sure to sign up for our daily e-mail blast. Our deals will be e-mailed to you right when they go live at midnight!

Click on the image below for details about the tour and visit their Facebook event page to RSVP.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Pig Roast (And Free Beer) In Williamsburg Today

This afternoon from 2PM - 9PM, 3rd Ward's 3rd Annual Pig Roast takes place at 195 Morgan Avenue. It's described as a "gut splitting, finger licking, diet busting summer event" -- who wouldn't want to check that out? The action starts at 2PM and there will be free beer from Fire Island Beer Co. They'll be serving up pulled pork sandwiches, fresh slaw, and house pickle spears. More details here. Enjoy!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Free Cupcakes At Buttercup Bake Shop On UWS Today

Forefront Church is partnering with Buttercup Bake Shop (141 West 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus) to give out free cupcakes from 11AM - 1PM today. No strings attached! This deal takes place only at the shop's Upper West Side location. Enjoy!

Friday, July 16, 2010

The Siren Music Festival: Free Music In Coney Island Tomorrow

One of the city's best free summer music festivals takes place tomorrow! Pack up your hipster sunglasses and PBR six pack and head out to Coney Island for 10th annual The Siren Music Festival.

You can rock out to the likes of Matt & Kim, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Surfer Blood and many more!.

Oh, and in case you didn't know... it's free. Party time!!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club W/ Judah Friedlander

You know the drill: Mention NYCDAILYDEALS when you make a reservation for the 9PM and 11PM show Friday or Saturday night at EastVille Comedy Club (phone at 212-260-2445 / e-mail at and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their 2 drink minimum. Here's who you'll see:

(NBC's 30 Rock, Meet the Parents, Along Came Polly)

Sherrod Small
(Best Week Ever, Today Show, Comedy Central)

(Conan O'Brien, The View, Oz, Comedy Central)

Maddog Mattern
(Sirius Radio, BBC)

Broadway In Bryant Park W/ Billy Elliot, Memphis & More

Broadway In Bryant Park takes place this afternoon with performances from some of our favorite shows: The Phantom of the Opera, Billy Elliot, Memphis, South Pacific, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

The Thursday afternoon concerts run from 12:30PM to 1:30PM in Bryant Park.

Click here for a list of upcoming performances.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

NonaBrooklyn: Connecting You W/ Local Food Sources

NonaBrooklyn is a brand new website that connects Brooklynites with all the great local, artisan, and handmade food right in their neighborhoods. If you live in Brooklyn, you must check out this site.

You can use NonaBrooklyn to see daily updates from all the great local (non-chain) places in your neighborhood like bakers, restaurants, bars, microbreweries, farms, shops, and other local food purveyors to find out "what's good today?" The site is like the sidewalk chalkboards that restaurants, shops and bars use to promote daily specials, but better! Nona pulls all those Brooklyn chalkboards together in one convenient spot for you.

Registered users can follow specific sellers to get their updates, search by food type, and get weekly giveaways and deals via their newsletter. And speaking of giveaways...

The folks at NonaBrooklyn have been kind enough to offer our readers the chance to win $15 gift certificates to Bierkraft in Park Slope. Enter promo code "nycdailydeals" when you sign up for their site and they'll pick five winners this Friday. Good luck!

Click here to support your local food community and to sign up today!

This is a sponsored posting from NonaBrooklyn.

The New York Philharmonic: Free Concert In Central Park Tonight

The New York Philharmonic plays a free concert in Central Park this evening. 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. Details here.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Moving Season Monday: $100 Of Free Supplies W/ A-1 First Class

The summer season is typically the most popular moving time in NYC, whether it's your business or just you and your pup! As part of our "Moving Season Monday" feature all summer long, we'd like to remind you about a great offer from A-1 First Class – Viking Moving and Storage.

Established more than five decades ago, the company provides a full suite of moving and storage services to residential and commercial clients. With offices in the New York metro area and Long Island they're ready to serve you locally, nationally, and internationally.

Schedule a move today by calling 718-745-3400 and receive $100 in free moving supplies when you mention NYCDAILYDEALS!

This is a sponsored posting from A-1 First Class.

For more deals, check out our Moving Season Monday Deals link at the top of the page.

Win Tickets To Broadway's LEND ME A TENOR!

On the heels of our contests for free Memphis tickets and free Million Dollar Quartet tickets, today we're giving you the chance to win tickets to another hit Broadway show: Lend Me A Tenor. We have four pairs to giveaway and they could be yours today!

The show takes place in the 1930s at a performance from Cleveland’s premiere opera. The tickets are sold, the stage is set, and the thirty-piece orchestra is ready. But, it’s about to become a giant disaster, because it’s three minutes until curtain, and the leading man - the greatest tenor in the world - has gone missing!

Here's how to win tickets: Visit our Facebook page, where you'll see a posting about the show. Simply "like" the posting and then in the comments, let us know why you want to see the show in 15 words or fewer! We'll pick four winners tomorrow. Feel free to have your friends enter too! Good luck!

Below, please find information on how to get discount tickets to the show.

From Now until August 15th
See LEND ME A TENOR for over 40% off!

Time Out New York gives it five stars and cheers:
“It’s the most howlingly funny laugh machine to hit Broadway in years!

WOR Radio says:
“You must simply kill to get tickets!”

The show -- which was staged by Stanley Tucci (Julie & Julia) --
features performances by Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace),
Tony Shalhoub (Monk), and Justin Bartha (The Hangover).


- Click here or visit and use code LTMKT215
- Call (212) 239-6200 and use code LTMKT215
- Bring this page to the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street)

*Offer valid for select seats now through 08/15/10. Additional blackout dates may apply. Offer subject to availability and prior sale. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Offer may be modified or revoked at any time without notice. Offer available for select seats and performances. A $1.50 facilities fee is included in the prices above.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Free Slurpees @ 7-Eleven Today

It's July 11th which means it's Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven. Many locations will be offering up these classic drinks from 8AM -11PM. Call the stores below to find the closest participating location to you. Enjoy!

247 3RD AVE - (212) 260-6817
395 3RD AVE - (212) 725-0711
103 W 14TH ST - (212) 229-0711
107 E 23RD ST - (212) 260-7284
535 8TH AVE - (212) 244-0100
140 CHURCH ST - (212) 608-1100
345 W 42ND ST - (212) 247-7144
1453 3RD AVE - (212) 288-2056
1594 YORK AVE - (212) 327-3613
675 AMSTERDAM AVE - (212) 787-7111
883-885 MANHATTAN AVE- (718) 389-7389 - Brooklyn
422 WASHINGTON ST - (201) 222-2533 - Hoboken
31-31 THOMSON AVENUE (718) 361-9201 - Long Island City

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Tomorrow: Free Show W/ The Roots & Talib Kweli

Celebrate Brooklyn's free concert series at the Prospect Park Bandshell continues tomorrow afternoon with a World Cup celebration featuring The Roots and Talib Kweli. Gates open at 3PM and the show begins at 4PM. Details here.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Fireworks In Coney Island Tonight & Every Friday Night

Perhaps you're itching for some more fireworks after celebrating Independence Day last weekend... well lucky for you, Coney Island has a fireworks show every Friday night throughout the summer. The action gets underway around 9:00PM, so snag a spot on the boardwalk and start your weekend with a bang... literally! More details here.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Free Lady Gaga Show Tomorrow at Rockefeller Center

What does Lady Gaga wear at seven in the morning?

Find out tomorrow when she performs live on the Today Show. The performance will take place outdoors at Rockefeller Center. Click here for more information and the lineup for the entire summer concert series.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Free Tickets To Circle Line's Summer Concert Series

UPDATE: Our winners have been selected and contacted. Congrats to Dana M (Big Shot), Christina C (The Smithereens), Cat G (The Radiators), Matthew B (Buckwheat Zydeco) and David R (Kathleen Edwards). Stay tuned for more contests soon!!

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has announced the lineup for its summer concert series. And today, they're giving five of you the chance to win a pair tickets to any show you'd like this summer! Tickets for most of these shows start at $40.00, so this is quite the deal! Shows include:

Marcia Ball – Four-Time Grammy Nominee
The Smithereens – British Invasion Pop
Kathleen Edwards – Canadian! Alt-Country!
Hubert Sumlin – With his all-star band, David Johansen, Jimmy Vivino & more
Buckwheat Zydeco – One of the “Best Party Bands in America” (NYT)
Donna The Buffalo – Who Doesn’t Love Ithaca Musicians?
Big Shot – Billy Joel Tribute. What what?

You can check out the entire summer lineup here.

To win a free pair of tickets, simply send an e-mail to with your name and the show you'd like to see in the subject line of the e-mail. We'll pick five winners tomorrow. Have your friends and coworkers enter too! Good luck!

* Free tickets are not available to the Raul Mao shows.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Moving Season Monday: $35 Apartment Cleaning

Yes -- we know it's Tuesday. But you can enjoy this belated Moving Season Monday deal all summer long!

Clarity Domestics is offering a 50% discount on your first housekeeping service through Labor Day. Let one of Clarity Domestics' maids give your apartment a thorough cleaning using only the best in luxury, eco-friendly products. With this discount, cleanings start at just $35!

Give Clarity Domestics a call today at 212-969-9100 and mention NYCDAILYDEALS to receive your 50% discount.

This is a sponsored posting from Clarity Domestics.

Free Stargazing @ The High Line

Every Tuesday this summer, the Amateur Astronomers Association hosts a stargazing get together at The High Line. Starting at dusk, high-powered telescopes will be on hand, as you get a lesson about night sky from the experts themselves. More details can be found here.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Happy Independence Day!

Enjoy the fireworks, barbecuing, and the rest of your holiday weekend.

We'll be back on Tuesday with more great deals!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Go For A Free Swim! NYC Public Pools Open This Week.

New York City is home to 54 free public pools and all of them opened this week!

Take a few hours and go for a dip one day this summer.

You can find the closest free pool to you here.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Free Bike Fridays At Governor's Island

In case you haven't heard, Free Bike Fridays are back at Governor's Island this summer!

Office closing early for the holiday weekend? What better time to take advantage of one of our favorite summer experiences. Hop on the free ferry over to the island and head over to the bike station to pick up your free rental. More details can be found here.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club This Weekend

You know the drill: Mention NYCDAILYDEALS when you make a reservation for the 9PM and 11PM show Friday or Saturday night at EastVille Comedy Club (phone at 212-260-2445 / e-mail at and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their 2 drink minimum. Here's who you'll see:

Sherrod Small
(Best Week Ever, Today Show, Comedy Central)

Ted Alexandro
(Conan O'Brien, The View, Oz, Comedy Central)

Myq Kaplan
(Conan O'Brien, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central)

Free Food & Drinks In Bryant Park Tonight

According to Eater, Bryant Park's Southwest Porch will be serving free sliders, snacks, and drinks this evening to celebrate its first birthday. Southwest Airlines will be also giving away 30 free tickets to Washington DC at the outdoor eatery this evening. Swing by between 6PM and 8PM.