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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween Festivities Throughout NYC!

It looks like it will be a beautiful night for Halloween!

If you don't mind crowds (okay... crowds might be an understatement), head down to the Village area for one of NYC's biggest spectacles of the year. Click here for information about this year's Halloween Parade.


If you're looking for a more laid back vibe, we suggest heading to Sheep Station's Mad Men inspired party in Park Slope. There's a suggested charitable donation and that includes a free drink!


There are dozens of other parties and festivities taking place throughout the city. Luckily our friends at The Skint put together a comprehensive list for your convenience. Check it out here!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Free Halloween Candy, Wine & Spirits Tasting @ Bottlerocket

Today from 2PM - 5PM swing by Union Square wine store Bottlerocket for their annual Halloween Candy, Wine & Spirits Tasting. It's free and no reservations are required.

Five candy favorites will each be paired with a liquid treat. Have you ever tried bourbon with chewy caramels or tequila with hot tamales? Well now is your chance!

And while you're at it, consider signing up for their Thanksgiving Workshop which sells out every year!

Friday, October 29, 2010

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck’s Final Friday Party

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck wraps up it's second year of serving some of NYC's most funky ice cream with a little party this evening. From 7PM - 9PM, the truck will be parked outside of Destination Bar (Avenue A and 13th Street) along with some of their favorite friends (like Treats Truck and Souvlaki GR)!!

There will be some sweet drinks specials at Destination Bar including their famous Mountain Dew margaritas.

Click here for all of the details.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's A Little Night Music

CONGRATS to our winners: Shaunna B, Kara A, Josie S, Dorian C, and Amelia B! Stay tuned for more contests soon!

It's time for another Broadway ticket giveaway!

Bernadette Peters stars in the first Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning masterpiece: A Little Night Music. The witty and urbane musical takes place in a weekend country house in turn-of-the-century Sweden, where surprising liaisons, long-simmering passions and a taste of love’s endless possibilities are all brought to light.

Want to win tickets? Simply send an e-mail to nycdailydealscontest@gmail.com and tell us why. We'll pick five winners tomorrow. Please limit responses to 100 words.

Not one of the lucky winners? You can click here for information on how to purchase discounted tickets to the show!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

World Yacht's Rocky Horror Picture Ball On Halloween

Don't have any Halloween plans yet? Our friends over at World Yacht are hosting a Rocky Horror Picture Ball! It might be your only chance to do the time warp again... aboard a yacht!

They'll be showing the movie on two decks with hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, live DJ set after the movie, and prizes for the best costumes. Guests are encouraged to dress in the Rocky Horror theme.

Click here to purchase tickets and enter code NYCDAILY to save $15!

 this is a sponsored posting from world yacht.

$5 Entree & Drink At Qdoba Mexican Grill

Looking to save some money on lunch? Swing by one of Qdoba Mexican Grill's seven Manhattan locations and grab yourself a meal for just $5.00!

Simply click on the image below... print out your coupon... and you'll be good to go! Did we mention it's valid through March 2011? Score!

Bonus: If you're headed to the Halloween parade this Sunday, use your coupon at their Bleecker street location and pair up your burrito with a cheap beer!

NYC Locations: 875 3rd Avenue // 135 West 50th Street // 12 E. 46th Street // 600 3rd Avenue // 216 Eighth Avenue // 12 West 23rd Street // 184 Bleecker Street

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Win A $20 Credit To Lifesta

UPDATE (11/01): Congrats to our winners: lrspegasus, jennesy, linus126, thespatulaqueen, and JaneAg. The folks at Lifesta will be in touch shortly with information about how to claim your prize!

We're partnering with our friends over at Lifesta to give five lucky readers the chance to win $20 credits to their website. Lifesta is a marketplace to buy and sell daily deals from sites like Groupon and LivingSocial when they're no longer available on the sites themselves. You can sell your unused deals, or buy the ones you missed! Current deals available on their site include admission and drinks at 49 Grove and a bike rental at Tread Bike Shop.

To enter for the contest, simply visit Lifesta now through Thursday and click "Join Now" in the top right of the homepage. Register for the site and enter NYCDD in the referral code box and you're good to go! The folks at Lifesta will pick five winners on Monday -- which we'll announce on here -- and contact them about how to use their credit. Good luck!

Win Tix To Miss Abigail's Guide To Dating, Mating, And Marriage

We warned you about a slew of upcoming theater giveaways! Here's another one! 

Miss Abigail's Guide To Dating, Mating, And Marriage is a new comedy about the most sought-after relationship expert to the stars (think Dr. Ruth meets Emily Post), and her sexy sidekick Paco, as they travel the world teaching Miss Abigail’s outrageously funny "how-to's." The show features Eve Plumb -- the original "Jan" from The Brady Bunch.

For your chance to win free tickets, visit our Facebook page and tell us about your favorite Brady Bunch moment in the comments section of the Miss Abigail posting. We'll pick five winners later today. Good luck!

Not a winner this time around? Click here to purchase tickets and use code FUNNYDATE for $45 seats (regular price: $75).

Monday, October 25, 2010

Save 25% At Century 21

Now through Sunday you can save 25% on any single item at Century 21. Or go back a second time and use the coupon again! Click here to get your printable coupon!

Update: Century 21 has contacted us and this coupon is no longer valid.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

CMJ Winds Down: 16 Bands + Free Food & Drinks In Williamsburg

As another year of the CMJ Music Marathon comes to a close, there is one more party you must check out. BrooklynVegan and Converse are teaming up to bring you a kick-butt showcase at Public Assembly starting a noon today. It's completely free and features Ted Leo, Reggie Watts, Wild Nothing, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Among the freebies: V-Spot breakfast burritos and empanadas, Firefly Vodka + Bourbon, and Magic Hat beer.

Click here for all the details. No badges or RSVP necessary.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's 39 Steps

We have some exciting news for you! Over the next month, we will be giving away tickets to eight Broadway and off-Broadway shows! If you've been following NYC Daily Deals, you're probably aware that we've given away tickets to lots of great shows this year already including Memphis, Million Dollar Quartet, Lend Me A Tenor, American Idiot and more!

The best way to stay in the loop about all of these contest is to sign up for our daily e-mail, follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook.

Today we have three pairs of tickets to give away to Broadway's 39 Steps which are valid through the end of the month thanks to our friends over at StubDog. The show is an absurdly enjoyable theatrical riff on Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 film of the same name.

For your chance to win free tickets, visit our Facebook page and tell us what your favorite Hitchcock film is in the comments section of the 39 Steps posting. We'll pick three winners later today. Good luck!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club This Weekend

You know the drill: Mention NYC Daily Deals 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:

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

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

(Bad Boys of Comedy, MTV's Boiling Points)

Alternative Press Art Exhibit - Awesome Music Photos

Our favorite music magazine -- Alternative Press -- is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special group art exhibition at the Lower East Side's Sloan Fine Art (128 Rivington Street).

The exhibit features classic covers and memorabilia along with art created by members of My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Rancid, the Pixies and more. It only runs through Sunday, so hurry up and get down there!

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Spa Week’s "Beauty Brunch For The Cure" From World Yacht

Our friends at World Yacht are putting on a charity brunch cruise in conjunction with Spa Week this Sunday! Spend the afternoon on the Hudson with family and friends and help support breast cancer awareness. World Yacht’s always-superb buffet brunch will be enhanced with some very pink additions (we've heard a rumor about pink cupcakes!).

The boat's main deck will be transformed into a haven with five participating spas, each with their own services and giveaways.

Plus, if you use code NYCDAILY when you book your tickets, you'll receive a complimentary pink champagne toast on board!

Click here to purchase tickets.

Last Chance: Big Bambu At The Met

All summer long the rooftop at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art has been taken over by a cutting edge exhibit from twin brothers Doug and Mike Starn: Big Bambú: You Can't, You Don't, and You Won't Stop. Swing by and check it out before it closes on October 31st. Although suggested admission is $20, we emphasize the word "suggested."

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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

Today we bring you word of 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.

Among the outlets BiteHunter collects information from are: restaurant e-newsletters, daily deal websites (like us!), reward programs offered by companies like Open Table, and promotions on Four Square.

Click here to visit BiteHunter now!

this is a sponsored posting from bitehunter.

CMJ Music Marathon Kicks Off Today + Free Music!

The CMJ Music Marathon kicks off tonight and over the next five days nearly 1,000 different artists will be playing shows across the city. Acclimate yourself to some new music on Spinner.com, where you can download 50 songs from this year's CMJ artists including Nada Surf, Phoenix, and dozens of other bands you've never heard of. Here are five bands you shouldn't miss tonight:

Kevin Devine @ The Music Hall of Williamsburg.
Das Racist @ Piano's
The Narrative @ Bowery Poetry Club
Ninajasonik @ S.O.B.s
Francis and The Lights @ Studio at Webster Hall

Monday, October 18, 2010

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This week our readers can save $25 off each package! Simply e-mail igor@myresumeshop.com with your name and "NYC Daily Deals Discount" in the subject line. A representative from MyResumeShop will contact you with further instructions.

What are you waiting for? Get started on your job search today!

 this is a sponsored posting from myresumeworkshop.

Win A $35 Gift Card To Benihana

UPDATE (10/19, 12:18AM): Thank you so much to everyone who entered! This was one of our most popular contests ever. The winners (who've all been contacted) are listed below. If you didn't win, the good news is that we have a slew of upcoming contests and your chance may just be around the corner!

Tom K. - and guest Annie C.
Joyce C. - and guest Celia D.
Tabeen I. - and guest John B.
Kristin C. - and guest Michael M.
Monice C. - and guest Micheline C.

Today we're giving away five $35 gift cards to Benihana (47 West 56th Street)! It just so happens that their current Chef's Special costs exactly that amount. What do you get for $35 bucks?  Two hibachi shrimp and chicken entrées, served with Benihana onion soup, Benihana salad, hibachi shrimp appetizer, mushrooms, hibachi vegetables, homemade dipping sauces, steamed rice, Japanese hot green tea + Häagen-Dazs ice cream, sherbet or sorbet.

That's a whole lotta food! So much that you'll need a friend to finish it. Send an e-mail to nycdailydealscontest@gmail.com to enter our contest for a gift card. Please 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! Good luck!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

$10 Pitchers Of Sangria At The Hill

Not to be outdone by La Palapa's $10 sangria pitchers on Sundays which we told you about over the summer, The Hill (416 3rd Avenue) is also serving up pitchers for the same price! 

Swing by anytime to take advantage of this special. Nothing says football like a cold glass of sangria, right?

Saturday, October 16, 2010

First Ever Grub Street Food Festival

Grub Street -- one of our favorite food blogs -- is teaming up with the folks behind the Hester Street Fair to throw a massive block party with dozens of food vendors.

According to their website, there will be "tacos from Cascabel; barbecue from Char No. 4, Malbon Bros, and Georgia’s Eastside; sandwiches from Cheeky, Mile End, An Choi; balkan burgers from Employees Only; baked goods from Grandaisy, Hot Blondies, Pies-N-Thighs, and Pain D’Avignon; and coffee from Kickstand."

Sounds like just about the best thing ever to us! You can click here for more information.

To avoid long lines, we suggest getting there soon after 10AM when the festivities begin. The event takes place at the intersection of Hester Street and Essex Street. Enjoy!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ben Folds & Nick Hornby Perform At Barnes & Noble

Tonight at Barnes & Noble in Union Square, Ben Folds will perform selections from his new collaboration with Nick Hornby (who wrote High Fidelity). The album -- Lonely Avenue -- was released last month and contains music from Folds and lyrics from Hornby.

The event begins at 7:30PM, but we suggest arriving early to secure a spot!

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Funky Knitting Art Exhibit In Soho

If you thought knitting was cool before... now through Sunday swing by the Christopher Henry Gallery (127 Elizabeth Street) and check out Knitting Is For Pus**** -- an exhibit by Polish artist Olek who is known for covering everything from household items to people in yarn!

More information here.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Home Brewing Contest at Union Hall In Park Slope

This evening at 7PM, Union Hall (702 Union Street) hosts the third installment of a series of quarterly home brewing contests taking place this year. Swing by and watch the competitors battle it out, as you have the chance to sample the brews for yourself and see if you agree with the judges. The event is free.

There will also be cheese provided by Stinky Bklyn, bourbon flavored beef jerky, and some extra special cask beers available for your drinking pleasure. Bottoms up!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Win Tix To Buddy Valastro's Bakin' with the Boss Tour

America’s favorite baker Buddy Valastro is bringing his Bakin' with the Boss Tour to The Town Hall on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8PM. The star of TLC's “Cake Boss” will be sharing the stories behind his hit TV series and his colorful Italian family, answering audience questions, and giving a live demonstration of the techniques that have made him one of the most successful and renowned cake artists in the nation.

Get an exclusive $5.00 discount on price level two and three tickets with the discount code CAKE when you purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com. Tickets start at $39.50!

Short on cash? We're giving away three pairs of tickets! To enter, simply visit our Facebook page and in the comments section of the posting about the show, tell us what your favorite kind of cake is. We'll select three winners at random later this week!

For more information and to purchase tickets to the show click here.

 this is a sponsored posting,

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Re:Form School - High Profile Art Exhibit In Soho

Re:Form School is a group art exhibition, event series, and public awareness campaign aimed at bringing attention to the fact that our ailing public school system must be fixed.

Today and tomorrow, swing by 233 Mott Street from 10AM - 6PM where you'll be able to see works from more than 150 artists from around the country including Swoon and Shepard Fairey.

Click here for more information.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Oktoberfest On Governors Island

Head on out to Governors Island one final time this year for Oktoberfest! There will be a nice selection of both New York and German Beers (plus root beer for the kiddies), food vendors, lawn games, live bands, and more! Admission is free, but bring some cash for food and drinks.

More information here.

Friday, October 8, 2010

MTA Art Exhibit @ NY Transit Museum

If you've never been to The New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn Heights, swing by this weekend and catch a wonderful exhibit during its final days. Inspiring Spaces: 25 Years of MTA Arts For Transit highlights more than 200 pieces of art work that have been displayed in stations and subway facilities over the past three decades. Adult admission is $5.00. Find out more information here.


Thursday, October 7, 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:

(Sex and The City, The View)

(Best Week Ever, Today Show, Comedy Central)

(Comedy Central, Samurai Love God)


Jay Oakerson
(Comedy Central Presents, BET Comic View)

Boo! Free Haunted House Tickets To "Nightmare: Superstitions"



NOW EXTENDED THROUGH 11/13!!!

Nightmare: Superstitions is a unique, fully immersive haunted house experience celebrating its seventh year spooking out New Yorkers. Set in an insane asylum, the attraction is known to delve deep into the psychology of fear. Scared yet?

Today we have an exclusive discount code you can use to purchase tickets + a chance for you to win your way in for free!

To purchase tickets, click here. A $5.00 discount on general admission tickets, a $15.00 discount on VIP tickets, and a $20.00 discount on super VIP tickets will automatically be applied at checkout.

If purchasing tickets it too scary, we have five pairs of tickets to give out to some of our Twitter followers. First -- make sure you're following @nycdailydeals. And then simply send out a tweet about the most scared you've ever been! Include #nycdailydeals at the end of your post and we'll pick five of our favorite tweets at the end of the day.

Discount code not valid on 10/22 - 10/24 and 10/29 - 10/31.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Free M.I.A. Show At Brooklyn Bowl

Tonight, M.I.A. performs a free show at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. According to the venue's website, you can't get in line until 7PM, but we're thinking it's going to pandemonium even before then.

To those who are lucky enough to get in... enjoy!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Dealery: Aggregating Your Daily Deals

Today we bring you word of Dealery -- a daily deals aggregator. It's your one stop shop for the day’s deals from sites such as Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, Dealon, and more!

The site allows visitors to quickly scan the day's top deals, view the source of the deal, the cost savings, and the time remaining to purchase the deal. You can also sign up for their e-mail list to have deals sent directly to your inbox. The New York page currently lists deals from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. Dealery is currently live in 14 other US cities.

To see what the fuss is all about, click here to visit the site.

This is a sponsored posting from Dealery.

Exhibit Opening: New York After Dark

Tonight is the opening of a new exhibit by photographer Niky Digital that chronicles the excitment of urban culture. Night Lifestyle: New York City After Dark is part of an exclusive series of street style photography shows at the W Hotel in Times Square. It will remain on display through October 25th.

Click here for more information about tonight's opening and to RSVP. Things kick off at 7PM... cocktails included!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Food And Artisanal Crafts In Madison Square Park

An assortment of vendors have set up shop in Madison Square Park for the second annual Mad. Sq. Mark't. Now through October 23rd, swing by and check out booths from local designers selling clothing, jewelry, home goods, and eco-friendly designs. There are also food stands where you can sample bites from places like Cabrito, Fatty Crab, Roberta's, Hill Country Barbecue, and Wafels & Dinges.

The market is open from 11AM - 8PM daily. Click here for more information. 

Sunday, October 3, 2010

It's Football Time! 25 Cent Wings @ Lucky Strike

Are you ready for some football? Swing by Lucky Strike (42nd Street & 12th Avenue) where they'll be serving 25 cent wings and $2.50 drafts (Sam Adams, Blue Moon, Bud Light) during football games throughout the season. Score!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Improv Everywhere's MP3 Experiment In Midtown

This evening, Improv Everywhere's Seventh Annual MP3 Experiment takes place in Midtown. To participate, you'll need to download an Mp3 from the group's website and load it onto your iPod. At 6PM, everyone will press play simultaneously and then who knows what will go down...

Click here for complete details and to download this year's track!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Free Tickets: Comedy Central Presents in New York City

Starting on October 14th, Comedy Central will be filming a series of shows for their upcoming season of Comedy Central Presents. Tickets to see some of the best stand-ups around are completely free.

Simply click here to get your tickets today!

Thanks to Living Free NYC for the tip! Enjoy!