Thursday, June 30, 2011

Free Beyonce Concert In Central Park For Good Morning America Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning, Beyonce will be performing a free set at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield as part of the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series. Viewers are encouraged to arrive at 6AM via the 72nd Street entrance on 5th Avenue. Set those alarms!

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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Make Your Early NYC Restaurant Week Reservations

Although going out for NYC Restaurant Week isn't exactly cheap... every year there are a handful of participating places that are worth your while. Reservations just opened at hundreds of spots for July 11th - July 24th and we thought we'd help you narrow down your choices.

For starters, Zagat has compiled a list of eleven restaurants to check out. But our favorite spot for lunch didn't even make their list. That'd be Lincoln! And for a nightcap? You can't beat dinner at The Modern.

It's summertime... treat yourself to a nice meal!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Free Moth Storytelling Event At Summerstage

Tonight, acclaimed storytellers will join comedian and writer Andy Borowitz as they share personal stories with thousands of New Yorkers under the stars in Central Park. The Moth is a non-profit storytelling organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. The event begins at 7:30PM, but get there early to grab a good spot.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Win VIP Tix To Wed's Comedy Show In Central Park With Jim Gaffigan

See comedians Jim Gaffigan and John Pinette perform for free this Wednesday evening at Comedy Central Park. Thousands of New Yorkers gather at Central Park's Summerstage for this annual stand-up event... and today we're giving you a chance to win VIP passes which will allow you to skip the entire line!

Simple visit the NYC Daily Deals Facebook page and "like" our posting about the event to enter our contest for VIP passes. We'll pick five winners at random tomorrow morning.

For those not lucky enough to win... you'll want to arrive well before gates open at 7PM!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Free Pizza Tasting Tomorrow In Williamsburg

Carmines' II (436 Union Avenue) in Williamsburg will be unveiling their new outdoor garden with a free pizza tasting tomorrow from 6:30PM-9:30PM. There will also be live entertainment and other treats.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Shakespeare In The Park: Free Theater In Central Park

Shakespeare In The Park kicked off earlier this month with two plays in repertory: Measure for Measure and All's Well That Ends Well. They run through July 30th.

For years the only way to score tickets was by physically waiting in line. But for the third straight summer you can enter a virtual lottery each morning. Click here for info on how to land tickets and maybe you'll find yourself at tonight's performance of All's Well That Ends Well.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Save 10% On The Bronx Zoo's Animal Tales Extravaganza

This weekend is your last chance to head to the Bronx Zoo for its annual Animal Tales Extravaganza. The interactive, animal-themed weekend parties wrap up on Sunday. It's free with admission to the zoo.

Buy tickets today and save 10% off your purchase! You'll gain access to author readings, character meet & greets, craft activities, and much more!

Free Strawberries & Cream At Rockefeller Plaza

Swing by HSBC's Rockefeller Plaza Wimbledon Exhibition from 11AM-5PM today and grab some free strawberries and cream -- a traditional Wimbledon treat! You can also have your racket restrung and play some tennis on the Wii!

Click here for more information.

Click here to grab the last two spots at tonight's Rooftop Pizza Party.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club This Weekend

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 and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their two drink minimum. Here's who you'll see:

(Dane Cook's Tourgasm, David Letterman Show)

Christian Finnegan
(Chappelle Show, Best Week Ever)

Joe DeRosa
(Last Call w/ Carson Daly, IFC's Z Rock, Comedy Central Presents)

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

Free Concert: We Are Scientists @ Red Hook Park

This evening at 7PM, indie rock band We Are Scientists play a free concert at Red Hook Park (155 Bay Street).

Can't make it out this tonight? Reggie Watts is headlining tomorrow's show at the park!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Solving The "What's For Dinner" Dilemma

Today we bring you word of a new site aimed at helping families solve the never-ending “what’s for dinner” dilemma. lets you search through thousands of recipes that feature only the ingredients you have in your kitchen. It's never been easier to plan an easy, fast and healthy meal for the family.

To celebrate summer, the site is running a contest in which home cooks everywhere can submit their most crowd-pleasing, original summer party recipes through June 23rd. The recipes will be judged on taste, originality and portability by the site’s editorial staff. On June 28th, four finalists will each receive a $150 and become eligible to win the grand prize, which will be determined by popular vote. The recipe earning the most online votes by July 10th will win $1,000 and be featured on

Click here to visit and enter this great contest!

Free Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's is back with free ice cream for six weeks. Just like last summer, they'll be rolling around New York City through the end of July handing out free scoops to anyone who stops by. Find out when they'll be in your neck of the woods (or street corner) by following them on Twitter.

REMINDER: Rooftoop Pizza Party debuts tomorrow evening! At this brand new NYC culinary experience, homemade pizza pies and craft beers will be served to an intimate group of food lovers along the backdrop of the city’s skyline.  

Click here for a sneak peak and here to reserve your spot now. Save 30% with code NYCDAILYDEALS until 5PM today (or while spots last)!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

An Exhibit From A Four Year Old Art Prodigy In Chelsea

An exhibit by four year old art prodigy Aelita Andrew is currently on display at Agora Gallery (530 West 25th Street) in Chelsea. Now through June 25th, check out A Prodigy Of Color and see what the fuss is all about.

Monday, June 20, 2011

88 Pop-Up Pianos Hit The Streets

After a successful inaugural installation last year, free public pianos are back this summer! Now through July 2nd you'll be able to find 88 pianos throughout the city as part of Sing for Hope’s Pop-Up Pianos. Check out a map of where each piano is located and stop by for an impromptu performance.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Bang on a Can Marathon At World Financial Center

Starting at 11AM, more than 150 musicians and composers from around the world will make their way to the World Financial Center Winter Garden (220 Vesey Street) to participate in this year's Bang On A Can Marathon. The 13-hour event will feature a super-mix of genre-defying music including an appearance by Philip Glass.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Mermaid Parade In Coney Island Today

The world famous Mermaid Parade takes place at Coney Island today starting at 2PM. Grab your pasties and head on out to Brooklyn for this annual spectacle!

Friday, June 17, 2011

New Section Of The High Line Now Open

Last week, a ten block extension of The High Line opened to the public. You can now walk along the popular elevated public park from 20th Street to 30th Street near 10th Avenue. The opening of the new section doubles the park's length. Check it out!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

I Apple NY Art Exhibit In Chelsea

Now through Saturday, swing by Chelsea's D'amelio Terras Gallery (525 West 22nd Street) where you can check out Matt Keegan's I Apple NY exhibit. It features a collection of photos, sculptures and texts that capture everyday New York moments.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Save 20% On A Rooftop Pizza Party (Beer Pairings Included!)

Love pizza? So do we! And we're incredibly excited to be part of a brand new culinary experience. Rooftop Pizza Party is New York’s first ever “above-ground” supper club -- serving fresh, homemade pizzas in an intimate outdoor environment.

For decades, New Yorkers have enjoyed pizza pies at sidewalk cafes and slices on stoops. But never before has this quintessential New York food been served along the backdrop of the city’s skyline. We're excited to announce that this special New York experience will be debuting on June 23rd, June 24th, and June 25th.

Each dinner gathering, which is limited to just six guests, includes an appetizer, dessert, and six pizza pies -- each paired with a different craft beer. Plus, there will be some other tasty surprises throughout the meal. You can check out the FAQ here.

Tickets cost $50 and today we're offering you a $10 "early bird" discount with the code ILOVEPIZZA.

Great pizza. Great beer. Great company. And so much more! All illuminated by the city's skyline.  

*please note: is best viewed on a personal computer.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Museum Mile: Free Admission To New York's Best Museums

This evening, some of New York's most famous museums and cultural institutions will open their doors for free from 6PM - 9PM as part of the annual Museum Mile Festival. Musical performances and art installations will take over 5th Avenue from 82nd Street to 105th Street, which will be closed off to traffic.

Click here for more information including participating venues.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Free Bowling At Brooklyn Bowl All Summer Long

We already loved Brooklyn Bowl... but they've just given us another reason to frequent their Williamsburg venue this summer: free bowling! Monday to Friday from 6PM-7PM, bowling and shoes are completely free. Note that you might still be subjected to a small cover charge at the door, depending on who's performing that night. Still not too shabby!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Figment Arts Festival Wraps Up @ Governors Island

FIGMENT is a free annual arts event on Governors Island that features artwork in many medium -- from installations and performances to music and games. Last year more than 10,000 people attended the festival and even more are expected this year.

If you've never been out to Governors Island this is a great time to take your first trip there and catch the end of what's been another great festival!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party In Madison Square Park

Vegetarians beware! The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party takes place today and tomorrow in Madison Square Park from 11AM-6PM. The event brings together the country’s top pitmasters who will be cooking up their award-winning food for barbecue enthusiasts.

The event itself is free, but food will run you $8 a plate. Check out all the details here.

To avoid long lines, we suggest getting there as early as possible.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Save Money On Pet Services With

Whether you're a huge cat lover or simply have a fish tank on your dresser, you need to know about The new daily deal site offers significant discounts on pet services, merchandise and experiences. Their current deal, for example, will save you 64% on doggie day care.

When you sign up for the site, you'll receive targeted e-mails that will enable you to discover new pet businesses and products both on a national and local level.

Click here to check out today!

Free Andrew Bird Concert In Prospect Park

Celebrate Brooklyn kicks off its season of free events in Prospect Park with a concert by Andrew Bird this evening. The "classically inspired, whistling, violin wielding lyricist" takes the stage at 8:15PM, although we suggest getting there a few hours before then to snag a spot.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Free Admission To EastVille Comedy Club This Weekend

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 and they'll waive the $20 cover charge. Beverages start at $5.00 so you'll have no problem meeting their two drink minimum. Here's who you'll see:

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

(The Cosby Show, Law and Order)

(Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, BET Comic View, Comic Unleashed)

Slice Out Hunger: $1 Pizza (From Di Fara!) For A Good Cause

Tonight, Scott's Pizza Tours hosts its third annual Slice Out Hunger fundraiser at Amity Hall (80 West 3rd Street). From 6:30PM - 10:00PM, dozens of New York's most famous pizza places -- from Di Fara to Lombardi's -- will be selling slices for just $1.00. The best part is that every single penny is being donated to City Harvest.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Free Andy Warhol Exhibit: Colored Campbell's Soup Cans

Now through Saturday, swing by L&M Arts (45 East 78th Street) and check out an exhibit featuring Andy Warhol's famous Campbell Soup cans.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Home Brewing Contest at Union Hall In Park Slope

This evening at 7PM, Union Hall (702 Union Street) hosts the second 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. Four winners will be selected to move on to the finals this December -- for a chance at being able to brew a keg of their winning beer at Sixpoint Brewery.

There will also be cheese provided by Stinky Bklyn, homemade beef jerky, and some extra special beers available for your drinking pleasure at the free event. Bottoms up!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Grab Your FREE Copy Of The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book

Today we're giving you another chance to grab your free copy of the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book. The book features hundreds of dollars in savings at local bars and restaurants... and each deal is valid through 12/31. That means you have seven months to use them!

To get your free copy today, simply visit the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book website and enter promo code JUNE at checkout. You'll have the book in your hands by the weekend. Only 25 copies are available with today's discount code. Limit of two books per order. 

You can view all of the participating vendors here, but some of our favorites include: Duke’s, The Village Pourhouse, Bar Matchless, Common Ground, City Crab, Spot Dessert Bar, Arte CafĂ©, Vero Midtown, Tree, SideBar, Petite Abeille, Cer Te, Sheep Station, Kool Bloo, GustOrganics, Haagen Dasz, Frites ‘N’ Meats, Hello Pasta, Eddie’s Pizza Truck, Brazen Head, Bino, and Big Daddy’s.


- Free drinks at  The Village Pourhouse, Bar Matchless, Brazen Head, SideBar, and Common Ground.
- Free food at mobile vendors like NYC Cravings, Frites 'N Meats, and Eddie's Pizza Truck.
- 20% discounts on your bill at Gramercy restaurants Duke's, City Crab, and Big Daddy's Diner.
- 30% discounts at new Harlem venues 67 Orange Street, Society Coffee, and Yatenga French Bistro. 
- Discounts on sweets from Leonidas Chocolate Shop, Spot Dessert Bar, and Haagen Dazs.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

The 7th Annual Brooklyn Pizza Eating Contest

Looking for a little motivation before next Saturday's NYC Pizza Run?

Head out to Rocco's (7818 5th Avenue) in Bay Ridge at 3PM and watch competitive eaters aim to devour as many slices of pizza as possible in 12 minutes.

Click here for more information.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Cheap Food & Drinks On The Upper West Side

Lansky's Old World Deli (235 Columbia Avenue) is currently running some great specials starting daily at 4PM. Swing by for $3 pints of Brooklyn Lager (pitchers are just $10), 25 cent wings, and 50 cent sliders!

Friday, June 3, 2011

Free Bike Friday's At Governors Island

Free Bike Fridays are back at Governors Island this summer! Hop on the free ferry over to the island and head to the bike station to pick up your rental. More details can be found here.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Free Backstreet Boys / New Kids On The Block Concert @ Rockefeller Plaza

The Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block will be performing a free concert in Rockefeller Center tomorrow as part of the Toyota Concert Series on NBC's Today. Viewing is on a first-come, first-serve basis at 49th Street and Rockefeller Plaza and fans are encouraged to arrive by 6AM. Set those alarms!

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Win Free Passes To A Food Tour Of The West Village Or Lower East Side

Today we're giving you the chance to win free passes to a food tour in either the West Village or on the Lower East Side. Each tour features a sample of delicious treats from five of the best specialty food stores and ethnic eateries in downtown NYC. You'll also learn about the history, architecture, and culture of the area.

To enter, simply head to our Facebook page and let us know the name of your favorite NYC eating establishment in the "comments" section of our post about the food tour. We'll pick three pairs of winners at random tomorrow!

No luck this time around? Although each tour ticket normally costs $48 you can purchase one for just $24 over on Signpost. The site, which provided us with the free passes, has dozens of other awesome exclusive deals... a few of our favorites which we're including below. Go check them out!

$20 for $40 Worth of Flowers and Gifts from The Enchanted Florist
$40 for Wash, Cut, Style & Moroccan Oil at Mike & Son Hairstylist (normally $80)
$600 for an 8 hour Limo Service from Nightlife Limousines (normally $1200)
$15 for Comedy Show and Drinks (normally $30)
$17 for $40 worth of food and drinks at Antique Cafe
15 Issues of Inc. Magazine for $6
$4 for $10 at The Original SoupMan