Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

This evening, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be lit for the first time this holiday season. Make your way over to the area early on and score yourself a prime viewing spot for this annual tradition.

Crowds not your thing? The tree will be on display daily through January 2nd.

Click here for more information.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Cyber Monday Special: Save Big On The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book!!

Earlier this month we released The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book! We've gotten e-mails from many of you asking if we'd be offering any discounts on the book and figured today would be a fitting time to give all of you the chance to purchase the book for just $25 with code CYBERMONDAY. Not only that... but we're offering free shipping all day today! Considering that many of the individual deals are valued at more than $25, we hope you'll do yourself a favor and purchase a copy before the price goes back up tomorrow!

So what is The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book? It's a book filled with more than 60 discounts to local NYC bars and restaurants. Each discount is valid throughout all of 2011 so you have 365 days to save big bucks next year! We handpicked each venue and hope the book will enable you to save money at the places you already frequent and give you some incentive to try new bars and restaurants next year too.

Check out this 60 second video about why we're so excited about the book. And then click here to purchase your copy today for just $25!!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving From NYC Daily Deals

Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy holiday!

Eat up, relax, watch some football, and we'll be back next week for a special Cyber Monday deal on 2011 NYC Big Deal Book.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

See The Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats Inflated

You may have heard that there's a little parade taking place tomorrow. Head up to the Upper West Side this afternoon to see all the floats inflated. Bigger-than-life versions of Dora the Explorer, Scooby Doo, and Mr. Potato Head will be slowly brought to life!

Location: 77th Street to 81st Street, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. Enter at 77th Street and Columbus Avenue.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

25 Cent Wings @ The Habitat In Greenpoint

Leave it to a spot in Greenpoint to hook you up with 25 cent wings on a night when there isn't football on! But that's exactly what The Habitat is doing.

Swing by to see how many you can eat and wash them down with a brew from their great selection.

We should probably also mention that The Habitat is one of more than 60 vendors featured in the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book. The book contains exclusive deals from some of our favorite bars and restaurants and each deal is valid throughout all of 2011. Click here to purchase a copy!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Nostalgic NYC Photo Exhibit @ Gallery At Hermes

Now through next Saturday, swing by the Gallery At Hermes (691 Madison Avenue, 4th floor) and check out Jerry Thompson & Walker Evans: Pictures of People. The exhibition features photographs of New Yorkers that were taken during the 1970s and 1980s. The gallery is open Monday - Saturday from 10AM - 6PM.

Click here for more information.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Canstruction Art Exhibit: Sculptures From Cans

Canstruction -- a free annual art exhibit featuring sculptures made from canned goods -- is closing tomorrow. Swing by the World Financial Center (220 Vessy Street) until 7PM today or 5PM tomorrow and check out incredible structures like the one below. After the exhibit closes, the cans will be donated to City Harvest
Click here for more information.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Brooklyn Flea: Final Outdoor Market Of The Year

Head out to Fort Greene today for Brooklyn Flea's last outdoor market of the year. Starting next weekend, the market will be hibernating at One Hanson Place through March! If you haven't started your holiday shopping yet, now is a good time to get going!

Friday, November 19, 2010

World Yacht's Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

Still trying to figure out your Thanksgiving plans? Well leave the kitchen clean-up to the folks at World Yacht and enjoy quality time with family and friends aboard their Thanksgiving dinner cruise! A traditional turkey dinner will be served and there will be great music for dancing.

In addition, all passengers aboard the Thanksgiving cruise will be automatically be entered into a raffle to win one of two brand new iPads that World Yacht is giving away!

Click here for more information or to book your tickets today!

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:

(Sex and the City, Road Trip, The Wrestler, David Letterman)

(The Sopranos, Howard Stern)

Nate Bargatze
(Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central)

Free Coffee @ Burger King, Chicken Rings @ White Castle & More!

If you feel like stopping by some fast food joints today... we've got the deals for you!

First off, Burger King is offering customers free coffee every Friday this month during breakfast hours. In additional to a 12 ounce cup of joe, you'll also receive a coupon for a free Seattle's Best vanilla or mocha coffee drink that you can use on a future visit.

And for lunch, you can stop by White Castle for a free order of three piece chicken rings with any purchase if you show them the coupon below. It's valid through the end of the month.

We should also mention that Starbucks is offering a "buy one get one free deal" on its holiday drinks from 2PM - 5PM today, tomorrow, and Sunday. The deal is good for eight different drinks including Caramel Brulee Latte, Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Caramel Brulée Frappuccino, Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Exclusive: Save Hundreds Of Dollars With The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book

We have an exciting announcement!

Over the past few months we've been hard at work putting together a special product for all of you this holiday season: The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book. It's a book containing dozens of exclusive discounts to local bars and restaurants. Each discount is valid throughout all of 2011 -- so you have 365 days to use them! We handpicked each participating vendor – from an Australian gastropub to a Taiwanese food truck – and everything in between! You can click here for more details about the book including a list of vendors.

The book goes on-sale today and costs $35. But with discount code NYCDAILYDEALS you can save $10 on the book until tomorrow at noon. We only printed a small quantity and expect them to be available for a limited time.

Although we're a little biased... we happen to think the book makes a great holiday gift too! Struggling for gift ideas? Buy a few copies before the price goes up tomorrow!

Click here to buy your copy of the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book now. 

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's Promises, Promises

It's time for another Broadway ticket giveaway! 

Promises, Promises tells the story of the Consolidated Life Insurance Company and Chuck Baxter (Sean Hayes), one of its charming young employees. In an effort to advance at the company, Chuck lends executives his apartment for their extramarital romantic trysts. But things become slightly complicated when Fran Kubelik, the object of Chuck's affection, becomes the mistress of one of his executives.

We have five pairs of tickets to give to five lucky readers and their guests! To enter, simply click here and fill out our contest form! Include the name and e-mail address of the guest you'd like to take and we'll send both of you an e-mail if you win! You can enter up to five times with five different guests! We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

If you're not a winner, you can still get discounted tickets to the show. Simply use code PPAMC56 when purchasing tickets here. Or you can visit the Broadway Theatre box office (1681 Broadway) and mention the code!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

BiteHunter: The World's First Real Time Dining Search Engine

Last month we told you about BiteHunter -- a must-visit website for any foodie! It's the world's first real time dining search engine.

The site has created a revolutionary way to search for dining information by aggregating deals and specials.  It provides real time dining information from all outlets in an easy to follow format. Now you don't need to visit multiple websites and search through Twitter feeds to learn about every dining deal out there. BiteHunter's real time search engine allows you to find live dining information quickly and with ease.

They've added a number of great new featured in the last few weeks. They include:

Search By Restaurant - Before you make a reservation at one of your favorite restaurants, search BiteHunter for daily specials and offers.

Newsletter View - When you see information where the source is “Restaurant Newsletter” you can click to view the entire restaurant newsletter.

Time Clock - At the top of their homepage you can find deals that are soon to expire.

Click here to visit BiteHunter now!

this is a sponsored posting from bitehunter.

$2 Sixpoint Beers At Bark Hot Dogs

Rarely can you find Sixpoint beer this cheap. Swing by Bark Hot Dogs (474 Bergen Street) in Brooklyn where pints will be just $2.00 tonight from 3PM - 7PM.

If more options strike your fancy, stop by The Pony Bar (637 10th Avenue) where more than 20 Sixpoint brews will be on tap starting at 7PM!

Monday, November 15, 2010

$25 Discount On Holiday Cleaning With Clarity Domestics

The holidays are just around the corner... and whether you're hosting guests or leaving town, we have a feeling your apartment can use a good clean.

This month, Clarity Domestics is offering a $25 discount on your first housekeeping service of at least three hours. Let one of Clarity Domestics' maids give your apartment a thorough cleaning using only the best in luxury, eco-friendly product. Appointments start at just $80.

Give Clarity Domestics a call today at 212-969-9100 and mention NYCDAILYDEALS to receive your $25 discount.

This is a sponsored posting from  Clarity Domestics.

Free Tacos For Lunch @ Midtown's La Biblioteca

According to Midtown Lunch, La Biblioteca (622 3rd Avenue) will be giving out free tacos today. Simply stop in between 11:30AM - 12:30PM and you'll be treated to a three taco combo -- a pulled roast chicken taco, a grilled mahi mahi taco, and a carne asada taco. Everyone who comes by after 12:30PM will get a free order of guacamole. Yum!

We have a feeling it's going to be packed... so swing by on the early side!

 photo via midtown lunch

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit

If you like pie, you'll definitely want to check out the 2nd Annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit. Swing by Spacecraft (355 Bedford Avenue) in Williamsburg between 1PM and 4PM today. For $10, you'll get three slices of pie and free drinks (milk from Ronnybrook and beer from Brooklyn Brewery). Additional slices are $1 each.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Houdini Exhibit @ The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum (1109 5th Avenue) is free on Saturdays! Swing by today and check out a great exhibit that opened last month: Houdini: Art and Magic.

It's the first exhibition in a major American art museum about Houdini and it features magic apparatuses, posters, broadsides, period photographs, archival films, and contemporary art work inspired by the great magician.

Click here for more information.

Friday, November 12, 2010

99 Cent Bowling Games @ Maple Lanes In Brooklyn

Bowling games can cost upwards of $15 in Manhattan... but did you know that every weekday from 3PM -6PM all games are just 99 cents at Maple Lanes (1570 60th Street) in Borough Park.

The alley is located just two blocks from the 62nd St / New Utrecht Ave subway station on the D, M, and N line.

More info here.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Save 30% at Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy

Now through Sunday, save 30% at Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy while supporting a good cause. Use this printable coupon and 5% of what you spend will also be donated to Teach For America to support their work in our nation’s most impoverished school districts. We can't say no to that!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Get Last Minute Luxury Services With bTreated

We wanted to be the first to let you know about bTreated -- a new website that is launching next week. The site's mission is to provide users with amazing last minute luxury services -- at up to 80% off!

Right now access to the site is by invitation only -- but lucky for you, we have the hook up. Sign up using this unique URL or simply go to and indicate that we sent you (

Come Monday, you'll be saving money on some of NYC's best last minute deals at luxury spas, salons, and much more!

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's Time Stands Still

It's time for another Broadway ticket giveaway!

Time Stands Still follows Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling tough stories... but when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple must confront the prospect of a more conventional life. The show stars Laura Linney, Eric Bogosian, Brian d’Arcy James, and Christina Ricci, who is making her Broadway debut.

We have five pairs of tickets to give to five lucky readers and their guests! To enter, simply click here and fill out our contest form! Include the name and e-mail address of the guest you'd like to take and we'll send both of you an e-mail if you win! You can enter up to five times with five different guests! We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

If you're not a winner, you can still see the show for as little at $43. Simply use code TSAMC813 when purchasing tickets here. Or you can visit the Cort Theatre box office (138 West 48th Street) and mention the code! There are still great seats available for Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving week!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

1,000 Free Slices Of Pizza In Murray Hill

Revd Up Pi is a new pizza place in Murray Hill and according to their Twitter feed, the shop will be giving away 1,000 free slices today to celebrate their grand opening. Swing by 31st Street and 3rd Avenue starting at 11AM!

If 11AM is just a little too early for pizza, head over to Midtown's Pizza By Cer Te (132 E 56th Street) starting at 12PM where you can order two slices of their Margherita pizza for a total of just $2.00.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Free Freaks & Geeks Party @ The Knitting Factory

Every Monday this month, The Knitting Factory is hosting a Freaks & Geeks TV Party. They'll be screening the entire series over the course of the month along with themed drinks, costume contests, competitions and prizes. Festivities will include a high school photographer that will be taking pictures for the McKinley High School Yearbook and a bake sale to support the McKinley High School Mathletes.

Swing by starting at 8PM this evening. Click here for more information.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Cheer On Runners At The New York City Marathon

It's marathon time! Get up early and go cheer on your fellow New Yorkers and runners from around the world as they dash through the five boroughs. Click here more details and to find out whether the course passes through your hood!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Two Great Beer Festivals In Brooklyn

There is not one... but two great beer festivals taking place in Brooklyn today.

First up, Red Star (37 Greenpoint Avenue) hosts the 2nd annual Greenpoint Beer Festival which will feature 33 craft and microbrews. There will also be live musical performances throughout the day and the festivities kick off at 2PM. It's free to get in, but six beer samples will cost you $20 bucks.

Down in Cobble Hill, The Brazen Head hosts its 22nd Real Ale Cask Festival. There will be more than 20 rare and delicious cask beers being poured until 2AM today and tomorrow. It's free to get in and there is no minimum purchase required.

Friday, November 5, 2010

The NY Art Book Fair @ Moma PS1

All weekend long, swing by Moma PS1 for The NY Art Book Fair. More than 280 international booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists, and publishers will be on hand. There will be book signings, performances, art exhibits and much more! The fair is taking place from 11AM - 7PM today and tomorrow, and 11AM - 5PM on Sunday.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 4, 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:

(The Cosby Show, Law and Order)

 Greer Barnes
(Chapelle Show, Comedy Central)

Nicole Korkolis
(Graham Norton Effect, CNBC's The Big Idea)

99 Cent Ice Cream At Ben & Jerry's

Before it's too cold, we thought we'd throw one more summer-like treat your way. The Upper West Side Ben & Jerry's shop (2722 Broadway) is selling soft cones for just 99 cents daily from 9AM - 5PM. Brain freeze!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Free Dessert & Pastry Party From La Maison du Chocolat

Tonight, La Maison du Chocolat is having a free party in celebration of their 20th year in New York City. From 7PM to midnight swing by their flagship store at 1018 Madison Avenue (between 78th and 79th Street) for free pastries and desserts. Their other shops -- at 30 Rockefeller Center and 63 Wall Street – will be open from 7PM to 9PM with a similar selection of treats.

Expect chocolate tarts, macarons, ice-cream and more!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Win Free Tickets To Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson!!!

Update (11/04): Thanks to all who entered! Stay tuned for more Broadway contests next week. Our winners have been contacted and they are: Alaina K and Colleen L, Moujan Z and Emi I, Jodi H and Dennis H, Rebecca W and Craig W, Jessica B and Mike B.

We're pumped for this one! It's Election Day... and it's only fitting that we're giving five lucky readers the chance to see Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson for free.

The critically acclaimed show recreates and reinvents the life of "Old Hickory," from his humble beginnings on the Tennessee frontier to his days as our seventh Commander-in-Chief. It has been generating quite a bit of buzz and we wouldn't be surprised if takes home the TONY for Best Musical next year. 

To enter, simply click here and fill out our brand new contest entry form! Include the name and e-mail address of the guest you'd like to take and we'll send both of you an e-mail if you win! You can enter up to five times with five different guests! We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

Not a winner this time around? The show will be offering $50 select orchestra and mezzanine seats (usually $86.50 - $81.50) through November 24th! Simply click here and use code BBJVOTE.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Free Tix To Off-Broadway Show: Speaking In Tongues

Update (11/02). Congrats to our winners who've all been contacted! Eric L, Lakeisha W, Christine H, Bryce U, Cherrylynn P, Jonah L, Sheila M, Carl N, Allen K, Parag D.

Non-profit theater company Cake Productions presents Speaking In Tongues, an original play about two couples who put their own estranged lives in perspective as they share the stories that change them forever. The show opens later this week and we have ten pairs of tickets to give away to performances on 11/9 and 11/10.

For your chance to win, simply send an e-mail to with the subject line I LOVE CAKE. We'll pick the winners later today. One lucky winner will also receive a gift certificate to either The Elephant or Cucina di Pesce.

Not a winner this time around? You can click here to buy $10 tickets to any show using discount code DAILYDEAL.  Good luck!