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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Free Ice Cream At Cold Stone This Evening

Tonight, Cold Stone hosts The World's Largest Ice Cream Social. The annual event is a nationwide fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

From 5PM - 8PM, swing by your local store for a free 3 oz. serving of Kate's Creation -- a featured flavor created by a wish kid. This year's flavor consists of Caramel Apple ice cream mixed with graham cracker pie crust, chocolate shavings, and apple pie filling. Mmmmm....
Guests are encouraged to make donations to the Make-A-Wish Foundation throughout the night. Click here for more information and to find a Cold Stone location near you.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Fall Wine and Dessert Tasting At Gnarly Vines

Tonight from 6PM - 9PM, Gnarly Vines in Clinton Hill (350 Myrtle Avenue) hosts a free fall wine and dessert tasting. They'll be pairing sparkling wines with treats like cupcakes and mini chocolate chip cookies from Lily and Fig. And if that's not enough, all wines will be 15% off during the event.

More information can be found here.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Jenga (And Free Beer!) At 675 Bar

Swing by 675 Bar (675 Hudson Street) for their Tuesday night Jenga tournaments! Sign-ups begin at 7PM and the action begins at 8PM. Oh, and according to their website, all teams get a complimentary round of Sam Adams. We'll drink to that!

Monday, September 27, 2010

SocialSteals: Save Up to 80% At Your Favorite Local Spots

SocialSteals is a new online shopping community that provides discounts of up to 80% at restaurants, spas, bars, shops, and much more! Unlike many of the group purchasing sites that have set up shop in the New York market, the founders of SocialSteals are from the area and created the site in hopes of making New York an affordable place to live and enjoy. They have pages dedicated to New York City and Long Island!

For more information about SocialSteals you can visit their website or check out a segment about the site on tonight's ABC Evening News!

Today's deal?

Well that'd be 50% off a skin analysis and 4 personalized skin care products from Spa Lab!

 this is a sponsored posting from SocialSteals

Free Arrested Development TV Party @ The Knitting Factory

Holy Bluth! Today is the final installment of the Knitting Factory's free Arrested Development parties that they've been hosting each Monday this month. There will be free frozen bananas with chocolate and nuts (while supplies last) and screenings of the best episodes from Season 3.

More info here.


Sunday, September 26, 2010

The Atlantic Antic Street Fair Takes Over Brooklyn

Join more than 1 million people at Brooklyn's largest street festival today from 10AM - 6PM. On Atlantic Avenue (from 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill to Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights) the 2010 Atlantic Antic will feature ten live music stages, over 600 vendors, pony rides, and a smorgasbord of national and international edible delights. Click here for more info.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Art Studio Open House In Greenpoint (Plus Free Drinks!)

This evening, the Morgan Fine Arts Building (649 Morgan Avenue) in Greenpoint hosts its 7th Annual Studio Open House. From 5PM - 10PM, 35 separate artist studios on five floors of the building will be open to the public.

The event will also include an open bar with complimentary wine, beer and bottled water. A free limousine service is available to take guests between building and the Bedford Avenue (L train) and Nassau Avenue (G train) stops. Guests may request transport by calling 646-302-5775.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Tomorrow: NYC Dumpling Festival

Tomorrow afternoon is the NYC Dumpling Festival! From 12PM - 5PM at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (East Houston Street and Chrystie Street), you'll be able to sample dumplings from different nations like Italy, China, Malaysia, and Poland. 

There will also be a dumpling eating contest. The previous record? That'd be 66 dumplings in two minutes!

Click here for more information.

Thursday, September 23, 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 email@eastvillecomedy.com) 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:


Mike Britt
(Best Week Ever, David Letterman, Bad Boys of Comedy)

(The Cosby Show, Law & Order)


Christian Finnegan
(Chappelle Show, Best Week Ever)

Free Ice Cream At Carvel Today

Swing by Carvel today for a free three ounce scoop of their new flavor: Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate Ice Cream.

Click here to locate a store new you... and give them a ring to make sure they're participating!


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Dealigee: Buy & Sell Your Daily Deal Coupons

Recently we told you about Lifesta, an online marketplace where you can buy and resell vouchers from sites like Groupon, LivingSocial, Gilt City, DealOn and more! Well today we bring you word of a similar site with some slightly different features.

dealigee provides its members with the opportunity to take advantage of easy to use marketplace features like PayPal payments and social deal sharing through Facebook and Twitter. Registering for the site is simple - all you need is a Facebook ID.

Here are some current deals listed for NYC:

$25 for $50 Worth of Tapas and Drinks at Poco Restaurant
$25 for a Discover Scuba Class at Pan Aqua Diving
$60 Honey Milk Soak, Pedicure and Foot Massage at Queen Jane Day Spa

Check out dealigee now and share it with your friends! It is a great way to get your money back on deals you bought but can’t use... or buy that awesome deal that you missed.


sponsored post from deeligee.

San Gennaro Festival In Little Italy Through Sunday

Now through Sunday, head down to the San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy. The 11-day event features colorful parades, free musical entertainment, and food delicacies. Mamma mia!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010

Today Only: Free Medium Fries @ McDonald's

Today, McDonald’s is giving away a coupon that is redeemable for one medium order of french fries at locations in the metro New York area. The link for the coupon will be tweeted by McDNYTristate this morning and is only valid until midnight tonight. Enjoy!


Sunday, September 19, 2010

The NYC Pizza Run Takes Over Tompkins Square Park

You might have heard that there's a little event taking place this morning in Tompkins Square Park @ 11:00AM. That's right -- it's time for The NYC Pizza Run!!



Come watch what is sure to be an entertaining spectacle... and cheer on runners as they attempt to complete four laps around the park while stopping to eat slices of pizza throughout the course.

If that's not enough incentive, there will be an afterparty at Common Ground starting around noon. If you'd like a free drink, when you arrive at the race, send a tweet that mentions @nycpizzarun and contains a photo of the racers. The organizers will reply with information on how to claim your ticket for a free draft or well drink.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

50 Cent Hot Dogs @ Gray's Papaya

The thought of a 50 cent hot dog might not normally be appealing, but since it's Yom Kippur today... we figured anything probably sounds pretty delicious right about now!

Earlier this week, Midtown Lunch reported that the Gray’s Papaya on the corner of 8th Avenue and 37th Street recently started selling 50 cent dog hogs. We can think of better ways to break the fast... but not cheaper!


Friday, September 17, 2010

Free Milkshakes @ The Wall Street Burger Shoppe

So many of you enjoyed Kool Bloo's free milkshakes earlier this summer that we thought we'd let you know about another spot that's serving up free shakes!

Stop by The Wall Street Burger Shoppe (30 Water Street) today between 11AM and 4PM and choose from the following free shakes: Vanilla, Black & White (Choc & Vanilla), Chocolate, Strawberry, and Guinness!! They're usually $4.50 each.

Thanks to our friends at Bizzy for the tip. Enjoy!


Thursday, September 16, 2010

Saved By The Bell Booze Party (Hosted By Mr. Belding!)

Tonight, MJ Armstrong's (329 1st Avenue) is hosting a Saved By The Bell Booze Party!

According to the bar's website, Mr. Belding himself will be there! There will be an AC Slater and Zach Morris look alike contest and specials include $10 all you can drink beer from 9PM-10PM followed by half priced drinks. RSVP to daniellamjs@gmail.com and let us know how it is!


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Free Fooseball In Greeley Square

Swing by Greeley Square (Broadway between 32nd and 33rd Street) daily from 11:00AM - 7:00PM where two free fooseball tables are set up courtesy of Coca-Cola. The World Cup might be over... but that doesn't mean you can't still scream: Goooooooooooooal!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Find Your Next NYC Apartment With Avalon

Whether you are looking for New York apartments to rent in Westchester, Long Island, NYC, or minutes from the city, Avalon offers NY apartment homes with beautiful floor plans, luxury amenities, and a friendly staff that continually strives to meet your every request. Learn more about them here.


This is a sponsored posting from Avalon.

Tomorrow: Free Dessert At 190 Restaurants

Tomorrow, OpenTable.com is offering a great special in celebration of the premiere of Top Chef Just Desserts. Simply click here to make a reservation to dine at one of 190 restaurants listed on their site and you will get a free dessert for every two diners at your table.



Monday, September 13, 2010

$5 Admission To Oktoberfest on the Hudson

This Saturday, our friends at World Yacht are putting on New York’s first ever Oktoberfest on the Hudson. From 12PM - 4:30PM, Pier 81 will be transformed into a massive Beer Garden. Brews on tap will include Gaffel Kolsch, Hofbrau, Jever, Radeberger and Weihenstephan.

Click here to purchase your tickets! Use code "NYCDAILY" for $5 off a $15 general admission ticket. That's just $5 to get in! Not too shabby.

Free Passes To Tribeca Retail Club’s Shopping Night Out

On September 24th, the Tribeca Retail Club's Shopping Night Out will be taking over NYC! The event will showcase a variety of independent designer duds, beauty products, and services.

Regular admission is free, but with a $15 VIP ticket ($20 at the door) you'll get access to an open bar and a goody bag crammed with great products and sponsored gifts.

You can get $5.00 off the VIP ticket by entering code "NYCDAILYDEALS" on the ticket page!

But wait... we also have five free VIP tickets to give to you and your friends. Here's how the tickets could be yours:

1) Send an e-mail to nycdailydealscontest@gmail.com with the subject line: I want to shop! Please note our new dedicated e-mail address for contests.
2) In the body of the e-mail include the complete names and e-mail addresses of four friends you'd like to take with you to the event.

Tomorrow, we'll pick one group to go for free and e-mail all of you! If each member of your group enters, that's five chances to win! Good luck!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Broadway On Broadway In Times Square

Broadway on Broadway takes over Times Square this morning! The free outdoor concert kicks off the Broadway season and will feature performances from new shows and long-running favorites including Memphis, Chicago, Rock Of Ages, Wicked, Next To Normal... and the show we're most excited for this fall... ELF!!

Times Square will be "standing room only" and the festivities -- which begin at 11:30AM -- will stretch from 43rd Street to 47th Street. Get there early!

More information here.


Saturday, September 11, 2010

Tomorrow: Brooklyn Book Festival

For those of you who won't be spending tomorrow afternoon watching football, swing by the annual Brooklyn Book Festival which will be taking place from 10AM - 6PM at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza (Court Street & Joralemon Street).

The free event presents an array of literary stars and emerging authors who represent the exciting world of literature.

Get all the details here!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Free Beer & Wine @ The Australian NYC Tonight

G'day! This evening, The Australian NYC (20 West 38th Street) celebrates it's three year anniversary! That's good news for you -- there will be free Bronzed Aussie beer and Jacob’s Creek wine for your consumption from 7PM-8PM.


Thursday, September 9, 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 email@eastvillecomedy.com) 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:


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


Dean Edwards
(Saturday Night Live, Spiderman 3)


Rachel Feinstein
(Comedy Central, Samurai Love God)

Free US Open Festivities In Madison Square Park

Last week, we told you how to get out to the US Open on a boat for just $1.00. Well if you're not heading out to watch some tennis in person, you can enjoy festivities taking place through Sunday in Madison Square Park.

There will be an LED jumbo screen set up with the matches and you can practice your forehand on ping pong tables in the ZYNC Zone (11AM - dark).

Every afternoon, ZYNC will also be giving away three pairs of tickets to the following day’s US Open matches. Enjoy!


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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

Last month we told you about Lifesta -- a great new site that offers people like you the chance to buy deals from places like Groupon and LivingSocial when they're no longer available on the sites themselves. Think of them as the StubHub of great deals... that is, if everything on StubHub was less than face value.

In the past month, the number of deals listed on their site has more than doubled -- in part thanks to you guys! Some of our current favorites include $7 coupons for Wine Down Wednesdays at Hudson Terrace and $25 gift certificates to 10 Downing for just $5.

Not only can you search their database of deals that people are selling, but you can also sell deals yourselves. Want to unload a few Groupons off your hands? Lifesta is your spot! The site guarantees all purchases and you can download all vouchers directly from them immediately after they're purchased.

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.

20 Off Broadway Shows For $20 Each!

Now through September 19th, tickets for 20 Off-Broadway shows are only $20 each, 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 can get a ticket to one of the shows listed here!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Exclusive: $1 Slices Of Pizza In Midtown Today

Today, we're partnering with Manhattan's first eco-friendly pizza place to bring you a special treat! Swing by Midtown's Pizza By Cer Te starting at 12PM this afternoon where you can order two slices of their Margherita pizza for a total of just $2.00. Simply mention NYC Daily Deals at the register and you'll be all set!

Pizza By Cer Te will also be providing all of the pizza at the NYC Pizza Run later this month where participants will be faced with the challenge of completing a 2.25 mile race while stopping to eat slices of pizza at checkpoints throughout the course.



Pizza by Cer Te is located at 132 East 56th between Park and Lexington. (212) 813-2020.

Monday, September 6, 2010

See An Intimate Screening Of "The Pursuit Of Happyness"

Next Saturday there will be a free screening of The Pursuit Of Happyness at the Sony Wonder Technology Lab (Sony Plaza at 56th Street and Madison). Every Saturday, a different movie is screened in the center's 73-seat high definition theater!

Reservations can be made beginning on the Monday of the week when a screening is scheduled (that's today!) by calling the events RSVP Line at 212-833-7858.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Parked: Food Truck Fest On Governors Island

Parked - an event which brings together some of the city's best food trucks - was last held in Brooklyn earlier this summer. Now the festival is moving to Colonel’s Row at Governors Island where more space means... more food!

From 12PM -5PM today, you'll be able to purchase bites from some of the city's most popular mobile food vendors including Pizza Moto, Green Pirate Juice Truck, Rickshaw Dumplings, and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream.

Take it from us... if you want to avoid long lines, you better get there early!

More info can be found here.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

50 Cent Bowling @ Maple Lanes In Brooklyn

In case you missed $2.00 bowling in Queens last month, we have an even better deal for you! Now through Monday, games are only 50 cents each between 9AM and 6PM 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. Strikeeeeeeeee!


Friday, September 3, 2010

Final Friday Night Fireworks In Coney Island Tonight

Say goodbye to summer! The final Friday Night Fireworks show at Coney Island takes place this evening. The action gets underway around 9:00PM, so snag a spot on the boardwalk and start your holiday weekend with a bang! More details here.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Party Dodgeball: Enter To Win A Free Season

Party Dodgeball has been kind enough to provide us with free passes for two of our lucky readers to participate in their league this fall. To enter, simply retweet any message we've sent out on Twitter this week:

Our guide to places where you can drink for less than $1.00.
Get $5.00 upscale Neapolitan pies on St. Marks.
Going to the US Open? Take a $1 boat ride there.
Get a $1.00 subscription to SPIN Magazine.
Save $10 on a season of dodgeball with Party Dodgeball.

We'll pick two winners from Twitter over the weekend. If you don't win -- you can still save $10 on the upcoming season (that's just $65 for seven weeks!). Simply visit the Party Dodgeball website and check "I am an individual registering." From the drop-down menu that appears, select the NYC Daily Deals tab.



Party Dodgeball is an adult dodgeball league where the focus isn't just on competitiveness - it's also about the fun, social aspect of meeting people & making friends while you pelt one another with rubber balls! The fall season kicks of Thursday September 16th and runs every Thursday for 6 weeks, followed by a one-night single-elimination playoff that will crown a season champion. Games are played between 7-9pm, and registration includes 2 games per night officiated by referees, a league t-shirt, and access to specials at our sponsor bar.

NYC's Best Happy Hours: Where To Drink For Less Than $1.00

For those of you who missed our Two Year Anniversary BBQ Bash last Sunday, we handed out some limited edition magnets featuring our favorite happy hour specials. Today, we'd like to share those specials with you. Click on the image below to view the full sized version... and hey... maybe you even want to print it out and hang it on your fridge!


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

$5.00 Neapolitan Pizza Pies On St. Marks

Last week, Slice reported that Totale Pizza, which recently opened at 30 St. Mark's Place, has dropped the price of their 12-inch Margherita pizza pies to just $5.00.

The place has gotten rave reviews recently (The New York Times / Time Out New York / Serious Eats), so you can be sure we'll be swinging by to check them out!


Photo: Slice.com