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Friday, December 23, 2011

Happy Holidays!

We wanted to take this opportunity to wish you a happy and festive holiday season -- from our family to yours. Thank you for taking the time to visit NYC Daily Deals over the past year. We've enjoyed bringing you some of the city's best deals and happenings in 2011.

We'll be off next week for the holidays, but we already have some exciting stuff lined up for 2012! See you back here on January 2nd for another year of great deals!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The World's Largest Menorah

Jewish or not -- you'll want to check out the world's largest menorah which will be residing on 59th Street and 5th Avenue for the next week. It's 32 feet high! Happy Chanukah Hanukkah Hannukah (insert proper spelling here)!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights

Every holiday season, a six-block area of Brooklyn's Dyker Heights neighborhood is transformed into a dazzling display of Christmas lights. From 83rd Street to 86th Street between 11th Avenue and 13th Avenue, you'll see everything from inflatable Santas to motorized light shows. Prime viewing time is between 7PM and 9PM daily, through Christmas.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

$5 Cocktails At Employees Only

A cocktail at Employees Only (510 Hudson Street) - one of the city's best cocktail bars - will normally run you $15. But tonight until 9PM swing by with an unwrapped toy donation and a drink will cost you just $5.




Monday, December 19, 2011

Le Parker Meridien's Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

Inside the atrium at Le Parker Meridien (119 West 56th Street) you'll find the hotel's annual gingerbread house display. It'll be on view through January 6th.

While you're there, grab a bite at one of our favorite spots: The Burger Joint!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Ride A Vintage MTA Subway Car Tomorrow

Every holiday season, the MTA brings a few vintage subway cars out of retirement and back into service. Tomorrow -- and every Saturday through December 24th -- you can ride one up 6th Avenue. Click here for a schedule and more details

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Harper's Bazaar: A Decade of Style

Now through January 8th, check out Harper's Bazaar: A Decade of Style at the International Center Of Photography (1133 6th Avenue). The exhibit features portraits of designers Marc Jacobs and Diane Von Furstenberg, as well as celebrities like Daphne Guinness, Lady Gaga, and Julianne Moore.

Admission to the center is pay what you wish Friday from 5PM-8PM.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gaga's Workshop: Barney's Holiday Windows

This year the folks at Barney's have let Lady Gaga take over their holiday windows. The result? A series of Gaga-themed tableaux designed in collaboration with the department store. Swing by the corner of 60th and Madison before traffic becomes heavy next week.

Click here for more info.

Meatball Tuesdays At... Ikea!

That's right. You can find more than just cheap furniture at IKEA in Brooklyn. Every Tuesday from 4PM-8:30PM, an order of their signature meatballs costs just $2.49. You'll get 15 Swedish meatballs with lingon berries, potatoes and cream sauce. There's a limit of one per customer.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Win Tickets To See "The Man Who Came To Dinner"

It's time for another ticket giveaway!

In The Man Who Came To Dinner, celebrated critic and radio personality, Sheridan Whiteside, slips on an icy doorstep while on a December lecture tour. Confined for several weeks of recovery at the Midwestern home of the utterly conventional Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, he proceeds to turn the family's life inside out with his incessant demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of eccentric celebrity guests

We have five pairs of tickets to give to five lucky readers and their guests! To enter, simply visit our Facebook page. In the "comments" section of the posting about the show, answer this question: If you could have dinner with one celebrity, who would it be? We'll pick five winners at random tomorrow.

Not lucky this time around? Click here  or call 212-352-3101 and use code PTCHHC to get 15% off of tickets.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Exhibit: Rare Photos Of The Beatles

Tomorrow morning (and on 12/17) you can check out The Beatles: Hidden Gallery -- a great exhibit at Midtown's Zankel Hall featuring recently discovered photos of The Beatles. The exhibit will only be open from 10:30AM-12:30 PM and free tickets are available at the box office starting at 10AM.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Pop-Up Green Space "Park Here" In SoHo

Park Here at Openhouse Gallery (201 Mulberry Street) is back!

Now through mid-February, visit the SoHo pop-up park that features an indoor area with trees, grass, benches and a rotating cast of food vendors. Other festivities in the 4,500-square-foot space will include yoga sessions, movie nights and games of croquet.


Click here for more information.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Win Free Tickets To Broadway's Follies

Over the summer, we gave you a chance to win tickets to Broadway's Follies. The show will be closing on January 22nd and we have five more pairs of tickets to give to you today!

The lavish and landmark new staging of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning musical -- complete with a 28-piece orchestra and a cast of 41 -- is led by Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Elaine Paige.

For your chance to win, 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. Now through December 25th, mid-mezzanine seats are available starting at just $74 and orchestra & front mezzanine starting at $97. Go to Ticketmaster.com or call 212-947-8844 and use code 3NEDEB. You can also mention the code at the Marquis Theater Box Office (46th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue).

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

$2 Menu Items At Schnipper's Quality Kitchen

Today only, Schnipper's Quality Kitchen is offering guests all items on their menu for just $2.00 at their new location on 23rd Street & Madison Avenue. The includes their double cheeseburger (normally $8.50), fried shrimp and fries (normally $9.99), and their fresh beet and goat cheese salad (normally $8.50).

Click here for more information.

Monday, December 5, 2011

1/2 Priced Wine At Fatty Crab

According to Eater, Fatty Crab UWS (2170 Broadway) is now offering select bottles of wine for half price on Monday evening!

Friday, December 2, 2011

SmorgasBrewery This Sunday

On Sunday, the folks behind Brooklyn Flea are launching SmorgasBrewery - a rotating cast of five Brooklyn Flea/Smorgasburg food vendors inside of the Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Room (79 North 11th Street) in Williamsburg.

Every Sunday from 12PM-5PM through March, you'll be able to chow down on some of the city's best bites. This weekend, expect to see: Brooklyn Oyster Party, Kumquat Cupcakery, Landhaus (BLTs, lamb burgers), Mile End (smoked meat, more), and Shorty Tang & Sons (cold sesame noodles, dumplings).

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Keith Haring Pop-Up Art Exhibit

You might not know Keith Haring by name. But you'll certainly recognize his signature artwork. Now through Saturday, swing by Pace Prints (521 West 26th Street) and check out a great exhibit featuring his work!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tomorrow: November Macaron Crawl

Tomorrow evening at 6PM, meet at the southwest corner of Washington Square Park for NYC Food Crawl's November Macaron Crawl!

Monday, November 28, 2011

Winter’s Eve At Lincoln Square

The 12th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square takes place starting at 5:30PM this evening and will feature a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony, free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping around the Lincoln Square area.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you a relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving weekend!

We'll be back with more great deals on Monday.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

See The Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats Inflated

You may have heard that there's a little parade taking place tomorrow. Head over to the Upper West Side this afternoon and see all of 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 22, 2011

50% Off Burritos At Blockheads

Now through 11/30, save 50% on burritos at the new Upper West Side Blockheads location (175 West 90th Street). Enjoy!

Monday, November 21, 2011

$1 Tacos, $2 Sliders, $3 Beers at Mexicue

Swing by Mexicue (345 7th Avenue; 106 Forsyth Street) daily for their recently launched happy hour from 4PM-7PM: $1 tacos, $2 sliders, and $3 beers.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Brooklyn Flea: Final Outdoor Markets Of 2011

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

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Crowd Seats: Daily Deals For Sports Lovers

Today we're excited to introduce you to Crowd Seats, the first daily deal site dedicated exclusivly to sports tickets. Join today (for free!) and you can access ticket discounts up to 90% off the face value.

Right now the site is offering a 61% discount on the Rutgers vs Cincinnati Football Family Four Pack which includes tickets, soda, and hot dogs. The game takes place this Saturday evening.

Click here to visit Crowd Seats now. 
 

Free Lunch From Your Favorite Food Trucks

Thanks to Mastercard, ten of NYC's best food trucks will be serving up free lunch today. Simply "like" Mastercard on Facebook and the lineup and locations will be revealed. Some of our favorites include Korilla BBQ and Taim Mobile!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Canstruction Art Exhibit: Sculptures From Cans

Today through Monday, swing by the World Financial Center (220 Vessy Street) and check out Canstruction -- a free annual art exhibit featuring sculptures made from canned goods. The exhibit is open daily from 10AM-6PM in the Winter Garden. After the exhibit closes, the cans will be donated to City Harvest
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Click here for more information.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Save 25% On Tix To Saturday's Upper East Side Bar Crawl

Tickets for the 17th Annual Upper East Side Bar Crawl are just $8.00, but today you can save an additional 25% with code NYCDEAL. The festivites will take place this Saturday and tickets will grant you entry into each bar along the crawl, exclusive discounts, and a free souvenir pint cup (first 500 people).

Click here to learn more and register!

Friday, November 11, 2011

Momofuku Milk Bar Cookbook Signing At Barnes & Noble

Momofuku Milk Bar is one our favorite dessert shops in the city. And last week they released a cookbook!

Tonight at Barnes & Noble in Union Square (33 East 17th Street) pastry chef Christina Tossi and Momofuku founder David Chang will discuss the unique recipes featured in the book. Seating opens at 5PM and the event kicks off at 7PM.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Free Admission: EastVille Comedy Club

Mention NYC Daily Deals when you make a reservation for the 9PM or 11PM show on Friday or Saturday night at EastVille Comedy Club (phone at 212-260-2445 / e-mail at reservations@eastvillecomedy.com) and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their two drink minimum. Note that this deal is now also valid on Thursday evenings at 9PM. Here's who you'll see:

(Reality Bites, Dogma)

(Comedy Central, Last Call w/ Carson Daly, Law & Order)

(92.3 K-Rock)

Free Lunch From Korilla BBQ and Sweetery NYC

On Monday we told you about CNET's Holiday Pop-Up Market. Today and tomorrow they'll be teaming up with the Korilla BBQ truck and Sweetery NYC to offer you free lunch.

From 11:00AM-3:00PM, Sweetery will be parked in front of Openhouse Gallery (201 Mulberry Street) and Korilla will be on the corner of Lafayette and Prince Street. Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Win Tickets to Broadway's Lysistrata Jones

It's time for another Broadway giveaway!

In Lysistrata Jones, the Athens University basketball team hasn’t won a game in 30 years. But when irresistible transfer student Lysistrata Jones dares the squad’s fed-up girlfriends to stop “giving it up” to their boyfriends until they win a game, their legendary losing streak could be coming to an end.

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.

Not lucky this time around? Get $50 tickets to the show for 12 performances only beginning on 11/12. Visit BroadwayOffers.com and enter code LJPVW50, call 212.947.8844, or go to the Walter Kerr Theatre box office (219 W. 48th St) with this coupon and mention code LJPVW50.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

$10 Pizza Pies At Forcella Tonight

One of our favorite new pizza spots in the city is the Forcella location that just opened up at 334 Bowery. Swing by tonight when every single pie on the menu will be just $10 (they normally go up to $19).

Monday, November 7, 2011

Get A $50 Free Credit On Zeel.com + Private Yoga Session

Tired of holding your downward facing dog in one of Manhattan's many crowded yoga studios? Today our friends at Zeel.com are giving you a chance to win a private yoga session.

Simple click here and enter Zeel's private yoga sweepstakes by signing up for the site and you can win a private one hour yoga session for you and three friends. The session will be led by NYC yoga and wellness coach Deborah Caruana.

Not only that, every new Zeel member gets an instant $50 credit on the site that is good toward any appointment with a Zeel expert.

Zeel is an online concierge that makes it easy for members to book appointments with top NYC health, wellness and beauty experts, including massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga instructors, aestheticians, nutritionists, dermatologists and cosmetic dentists.

CNET's Interactive Holiday Pop-Up Market

CNET's popular online holiday gift guide goes live in New York this Wednesday! From November 9th-13th, the hottest tech and consumer electronics of the season will be showcased at an interactive holiday pop-up market. There will be product demos, gadget chats and hands-on experiences.

Swing by Openhouse Gallery (201 Mulberry Street) from 11AM-7PM daily. Admission is free and there will be opportunities to meet the guide's editors and attend exclusive parties. Learn more and RSVP here.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Cheer On Runners At The New York City Marathon This Sunday

It's almost marathon time! Get up early on Sunday 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!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Free Admission: EastVille Comedy Club

Mention NYC Daily Deals when you make a reservation for the 9PM or 11PM show on Friday or Saturday night at EastVille Comedy Club (phone at 212-260-2445 / e-mail at reservations@eastvillecomedy.com) and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their two drink minimum. Note that this deal is now also valid on Thursday evenings at 9PM. Here's who you'll see:

(Chappelle Show, Best Week Ever)

(The Cosby Show, Law and Order)


Eliot Chang
(Comedy Central, Last Call w/ Carson Daly, Law & Order)

(The Incredible Hulk, Detroit Rock City)

Beer Sampling & Food Tasting @ Whole Food Columbus Circle

Today, Whole Foods Market at Columbus Circle is unveiling On Tap, Beer -- a pub style beer room with ten beers and eight wines on tap + two big screen TV’s. To promote the opening, the store will be offering free drink tastinsgs and food samples today from 3PM-8PM.

Vendors on hand will include: Sixpoint, Ommegang, Kelso, McClure’s Pickles, Rick’s Picks, Brooklyn Brine, Pampered Cow Cheese, and Sprout Creek Farms Cheese.

There will also be a Garrett Oliver book signing from 5PM-7PM.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

$1 Drafts At Tonda In The East Village

Tonight and every Wednesday enjoy $1.00 beers at Tonda (235 East 4th Street) in the East Village from 6:00PM-8:30PM with the purchase of a pizza or entree.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Free Cocktail Tasting & Class At Louis 649

Tuesday Night Tastings recently started back up East Village bar Louis 649 (649 East 9th Street). Spots are available on a first come, first serve basis so you'll want to arrive well before the 8PM start time.

Monday, October 31, 2011

2011 Village Halloween Parade

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 -- the Halloween Parade!

Click here for information about this year's festivities.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Fireworks For The Statue Of Liberty's 125th Birthday

Fireworks at the end of October are a rarity in New York City, but this evening prepare for a show along the backdrop of the Statue Of Liberty. In celebration of the landmark's 125th birthday, the sky will light up with more than 5,000 rockets starting at 7:45PM.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Citi Pond at Bryant Park Opens Today

The Pond at Bryant Park opens for the winter season today! The ice skating rink will be open for locals and tourists to skate for free through February. Although it's the city's only free ice skating rink, skate rentals will run you $14 -- still one of the cheaper options for showing off your triple axle.

Click here for hours and more information.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

50 Hallloween Festivities This Week

Our friends at the skint have put together a comprehensive list of 50 "free and cheap and spooky and scary" Halloween festivities taking place in New York City over the next few days. You can check out all of the action here.