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Monday, January 31, 2011

$10 Fajita Mondays At Cilantro

Start the week off right with $10 Fajita Mondays at Cilantro. Choose between grilled chicken, adobo steak, cilantro shrimp, and grilled marinated vegetables. They have three locations where you can take advantage of this sizzling Monday deal.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Specials At East Village Vegetarian Spot Counter

Next month, popular East Village vegetarian restaurant Counter will be closing it's doors after eight years. Before before they're gone, they have a slew of great deals lined up for diners throughout the week. Like today... when you can get a free dessert with an entree purchase and free hot chocolate with your brunch!

Click here for a list of all of their specials.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

1,000 Albums For $5 Each On Amazon

Through the end of the month, Amazon is selling more than 1,000 albums for just $5.00 each. You can check out the entire list of selections here, but some of our favorite artists include: Cee Lo Green, Jay-Z, Weezer, Prince, Phoenix, Arcade Fire, Ra Ra Riot, Katy Perry, Freelance Whales, Passion Pit, and Yeasayer.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Free Admission: Newly Reopened Museum Of The Moving Image

Check out the newly reopened Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria for free this evening (and every Friday) from 4PM - 8PM. They're currently featuring six weeks of special screenings, exhibitions and events in celebration of their renovated space.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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:

(Saturday Night Live, Spiderman 3)


Jay Oakerson
(Comedy Central Presents, BET Comic View)

(Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central)

Pop-Up Green Space "Park Here" In SoHo

It's your last chance to visit Park Here at Openhouse Gallery (201 Mulberry Street)!

Now through Sunday, visit the SoHo pop-up park that features an indoor area with trees, grass, benches and food vendors like Luke’s Lobster and Mexicue. Other festivities include yoga sessions, movie nights and games of croquet.

The 4,500-square-foot space is open daily from 11AM - 6PM.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Save 50% At Serendipity (And Get Free Frozen Hot Chocolate!!)

One of our favorite sites that has popped up over the past year is Scoutmob. Not only do they offer great deals in this crowded sea of group-buying sites, but they're all local and they're all free. We also happen love Serendipity and their oversized deserts. Oh, you thought that place was just for tourists? Think again. Long before the movie industry blew that place up, the restaurant was a locally loved mainstay.

Today only, Scoutmob is offering 50% off your bill at Serendipity ($25 max discount) totally free.

To sweeten the deal (literally!), the folks at Scoutmob have gift cards for free Frozen Hot Chocolate to give away to a dozen of our lucky readers. All you have to do is follow this link to sign up for Scoutmob (a.k.a. "join the NYC mob") and you'll be automatically entered.

Already subscribe to Scoutmob? No problem. Just enter your name and e-mail address here and you'll be entered too. Enjoy!!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Save 50% On Parson Dance Shows At The Joyce Theater

Parsons Dance is returning to The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue) from 1/25-2/6 with great programs that includes two new pieces by David Parsons and one by Monica Bill Barnes. All three programs include David Parsons’ stroboscopic masterwork Caught. Tickets start at just $10 and are available by phone at 212-242-0800 or at www.joyce.org.

In addition, Parsons is running a special offer for you! You can save 50% on top-priced orchestra seats (regularly $59) through 2/6 for all weeknight performances and weekend matinees with code DAILYDEAL (subject to availability). Click here to purchase your tickets now.

 this is a sponsored posting from parsons dance

"How I Learned" Storytelling Series Tomorrow @ Happy Ending

The popular "How I Learned" storytelling series kicks off 2011 tomorrow evening at Happy Ending (302 Broome Street). A group of writers, comedians, bloggers and performers will take the stage to tell humorous stories built around the theme: How I Learned I Was Basically In Love With You.

The event is free and you can click here for more information. There will be music, party favors, and giveaways!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Get Below Retail Tix To Sports, Concerts, & Theater With ScoreBig

Today we bring you word of ScoreBig -- a new site that lets fans buy tickets to sports, concerts, and theater events at prices that are always below retail... and without any delivery or convenience fees.

Though membership to ScoreBig is free, members must be invited to join... and today we have an exclusive invitation for our readers. You can click here to sign up and start saving money on tickets right now!

The site was recently been featured in the Wall Street Journal. The article notes that ScoreBig "aspires to do for concert and sports tickets what Priceline.com does for airline seats and hotel rooms: Allow customers to buy them at cut-rate prices, while avoiding the whiff of desperation that typically accompanies discounts."

Photo Exhibit -- Paris/New York: Crisscross Views

A great photo exhibit is on display at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (22 East 60th Street) through Saturday. Paris/New York: Crisscross Views contrasts photos by Americans who have worked in Paris with those of their French contemporaries who have worked in New York.

Click here for hours and more information about the free exhibit.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Free Green Bagels In Brooklyn (Let's Go JETS!)

Brooklyn's Bagels By Bell (10013 Foster Avenue) is giving away free green bagels today from 7AM - 2PM as a little bit of good luck before the big game this evening. The shop is located right next to the East 105th Street L train station. 

You can read more about the promotion here.


photos via cbs.com

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Bryant Park's Winter Film Festival Kicks Off With Happy Feet

Who ever thought there's be so many movie screenings in the middle of winter? Today Bryant Park's first ever Winter Film Festival kicks off with Happy Feet at 5PM! The screen will be located at Citi Pond’s 6th Avenue and 41st Street entrance by the Bryant Park Fountain and viewing is open to all areas surrounding Citi Pond.

The remaining lineup includes:

Monday, Jan. 24 (6:30pm) – March of the Penguins (G)
Monday, Jan. 31 (6:30pm) – Ice Age (PG)
Monday, Feb. 7 (6:30pm) – Blades of Glory (PG-13)
Monday, Feb. 14 (6:30pm) – The Cutting Edge (PG)


Friday, January 21, 2011

Win A Three Hour Office Cleaning From Clarity Domestics

Clarity Domestics - one of New York's leading eco-friendly housekeeping firms - is now offering an awesome new service: office cleaning! And today, you have the chance to win a free three hour cleaning session for your office! Five readers will also receive gift certificates good for one hour off a first time office cleaning. Click here to enter!

All Clarity Domestics office cleanings include: a crew of 1-4 housekeepers (dependent on size), eco-friendly cleaning solutions and products, sweeping and mopping of all floors, garbage removal, thorough cleaning of all bathrooms, light dusting of all desk areas and furniture, and complimentary treats left at the reception area.

Don't need your office cleaned? Clarity Domestics does a fantastic job at apartment cleaning too! Go to their site and enter code NYCDD at checkout to save $25 on your first housekeeping appointment of three hours or more!

this is a sponsored posting from clarity domestics

Free Screening Of Toy Story 3 @ The Moxie Spot

We're missing all of those summer outdoor moving screenings right now... so here's a chance for you and the family to cozy up inside for a flick. The Moxie Spot (81-83 Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn is showing Toy Story 3 this evening at 6:45PM.

Click here for more information and a list of upcoming events.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

$3 Gift Certificates From Restaurant.com

From time to time, we've let you know about discounts from Restaurant.com and right now the website is selling $25 gift certificates to select spots for $3 with discount code ENJOY! There are more than 400 Manhattan and Brooklyn area restaurants on the site!

To purchase:

1) Click here and enter a zip code or city to find the local participating restaurant.
2) Select the gift certificate amount (if more than one is available) & add it to your cart.
3) Once you’re ready to check out, enter the code ENJOY
on the Shopping Cart page.
4) After completing the transaction, you'll be taken to a page where you can print your gift certificates.


Our favorite spots include:

Atomic Wings    
Calle Ocho
Dempsey's
Essex Restaurant
Fred's Restaurant   
Havana Central
Hill Country
Ivo and Lulu
Numero 28 Pizzeria Napoletana


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

How To Pickle, Ferment and Jar (At The Brooklyn Brewery)

This evening, Edible Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Brewery present How To...

It's a night of local food artisans sharing their products, tips and general know-how on taste making. There will be lectures from Kombucha Brooklyn, Anarchy in a Jar, and more! The event takes place at the Brooklyn Brewery and entrance is free. There will be $4 beers + snacks and products available from each guest speaker. Doors open at 7:30PM.


Click here for more information.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

$1.00 Slices @ Pizza By Cer Te Today

Head over to Midtown's Pizza By Cer Te (132 E 56th Street) where you can order two slices of their delicious Margherita pizza for a total of just $2.00 starting at noon.

Still a bit out of your budget? We understand...

That's why we'll be on hand selling CHEAP copies of 2011 NYC Big Deal Book -- buy one and your lunch is free! Don't tell us there's no such thing as free lunch!

Remember -- you can check out all of the vendors in the book here. Some of our favorite Midtown spots include Cer Te, Hello Pasta and Qdoba... in addition to food carts like Eddie's Pizza Truck, NYC Cravings, and Frites 'N Meats

Can't make it out this afternoon?  

The book is just $10 w/ code SAVINGS. Purchase it today... and we'll waive the shipping and handling charges!

Monday, January 17, 2011

"On Stage In Fashion" Exhibit At Lincoln Center

Now through January 22nd, swing by the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts (40 Lincoln Center Plaza) and check out On Stage In Fashion. The free exhibit showcases the breadth of designers who've worked in theater -- from Mark Jacobs to Isaac Mizrahi.

Click here for more information.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Jamba Juice: $2 Smoothies, $1 Oatmeal, $1 Yogurt Drink

Now through Wednesday, swing by Jamba Juice and take advantage of one of these great specials: $2 Coldbuster Smoothies, $1 Steel Cut Oatmeal, and $1 Probiotic Fruit & Yogurt Blend. Click here or grab the coupons below. Enjoy!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Central Park Ice Wheels Run

This afternoon, head up to Central Park (105th Street & 5th Avenue) and check out the second annual Ice Wheels Run. Participants will be racing one another on their homemade rides (composed of everything from skateboards and skates to ice boxes and tricycles).



The event kicks off at 2PM and we here there will be hot rum and live music along the course!

Click here for more information



Friday, January 14, 2011

Tomorrow: Brazen Head's Clam Shuck

Tomorrow evening from 5PM - 10PM, Brazen Head (228 Atlantic Avenue) hosts it's Tri-Annual Clam Shuck. There's no cover charge and they'll have $1.00 Blue Point Oysters!

Did you know Brazen Head is featured in the 2010 NYC Big Deal Book? Remember your coupon for a free beer! Check out their beer menu here.

Don't have the book yet? Get it now for just $10 with discount code SAVINGS.


Thursday, January 13, 2011

My321Deal: A Credit-Based Group Purchasing Site

My321Deal is a new group purchasing website with a kick. When you get friends to register, you'll earn 3% from every daily deal they buy -- forever. And 2% from every daily deal their connections buy. And 1% from every daily deal their connections' connections buy.

Confused? Well give you an example.

Say you sign up ten friends. And they each sign up ten friends. And they each sign up ten friends. That means you'll be earning money when more than 1,000 different people make a purchase on My321Deal. It adds up. And to prove it, you can use the site's handy calculator.

Today's deal is an hour long European manicure and pedicure on the Upper East Side + a 15 minute foot massage for just $19.50.

Whether you like it or not, click here to register and start getting your friends to sign up. A person can only be referred once, so if someone refers one of your friends before you do, they are gone forever!

Photo Exhibit: "Man On Wire" High Wire Artist Philippe Petit

We love the movie Man On Wire, and now through Sunday you can see a photo exhibit featuring a rare peek into the world of renowned high wire artist Philippe Petit. Candid shots of Petit taken by Victoria Dearing will accompany Petit’s own intricate pencil drawings of his rigging knots. The exhibit -- Line Up -- is on display at Clic Gallery (255 Centre Street) daily from 12PM - 7PM.

You can click here for more information.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Free Mud Coffee & Pastries + Free Fruit & Maple Oatmeal

Tonight, from 6PM - 8PM swing by the East Village's new FAB Cafe (75 E. 4th Street) for some free Mud coffee and Ceci Cela pastries!

Click here for more information.

 photo via evgrieve.com

Or better yet... go to any local McDonald's today with the coupon below and grab yourself a free fruit  maple oatmeal! Click to enlarge!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Discounted Tickets To DCINY's Carnegie Hall Concert

Last week we told you about Distinguished Concerts International (DCINY). Their 2011 season kicks off in less than one week! Check out how you can get discounted tickets to their wonderful concerts below.

The organization -- which was founded by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith -- is a creative producing entity with unmatched integrity that is a talent incubator, a star-maker, and a presenter of broadly accessible, world-class musical entertainment. Their season kicks off on January 17th at Carnegie Hall and with Concert for Peace - Celebrating the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can click here to save 30% on all full price tickets from $20-$100 with discount code DCG10590!

Free Fitness Open House At The 92nd Street Y

Stop by the 92nd Street Y tonight for a free Fitness Open House. From 5PM - 10PM, you'll be able to take spinning and yoga classes, play volleyball and basketball + much more!

Click here for more information. It's about time you made good on that New Year's resolution.


Monday, January 10, 2011

Tomorrow: Free Balloon Twisting Class @ Fantasma Magic

Ever wanted to make one of these?


We'll here's your chance to learn... for free! Tomorrow, from 4PM - 6PM a balloon twisting class will be held at Fantasma Magic (421 7th Avenue @ 33rd Street, 2nd floor). They'll cover the most popular methods to inflate, tie, and twist balloons and finish up with how to make animals and hats.

Click here for more information or to sign up!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The 10th Annual 2011 No Pants Subway Ride

One of our favorite events of the year takes place today... the 10th Annual No Pants Subway Ride. The actions kicks off at 3PM and you can find information about the different meeting points here.

We'll see you and your lucky pair of boxers on the L train!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Your Guide To Discounted Buses (And $1 Fares)

Earlier this week, The New York Times published a great guide to all of those discounted bus lines... including tips on how to score that coveted $1 fare.

There's also an article on how to spend a weekend in NYC on just $100 (including drinks!)

Check 'em out!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Free & Discounted Tickets To DCINY's Carnegie Hall Concert

Love great music? We'll then you'll love Distinguished Concerts International (DCINY)!

The organization -- which was founded by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith -- is a creative producing entity with unmatched integrity that is a talent incubator, a star-maker, and a presenter of broadly accessible, world-class musical entertainment. Their season kicks off on January 17th at Carnegie Hall and with Concert for Peace - Celebrating the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can click here to save 30% on all full price tickets from $20-$100.

Want to win a free pair of tickets? Simply head over to our Facebook page and "like" the DCINY posting for your chance to win!

Williamsburg Cask Beer Festival

All weekend long, swing by d.b.a. Brooklyn (113 N. 7th Street) for the Williamsburg Cask Beer Festival. Admission is free and beers start at just $4.00. Click here for more information.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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

Last fall, we gave five lucky readers a pair of free tickets to see Miss Abigail's Guide To Dating, Mating, And Marriage. And today we have five more pairs to give away!

The comedy is centered around 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 worst first date in 10 words or fewer in the "comments" section of the Miss Abigail post. We'll pick five winners tomorrow. Good luck!

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

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

"50 First Jokes" Comedy Show At 92Y Tribeca

Tonight, 50 local comedians will gather at 92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson Street) where they will present their first joke of 2010. Tickets are $12 and the comedy kicks off at 8PM.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Tomorrow: A Panel on Punk in the 1990s @ Public Assembly

Tomorrow evening, head over to Public Assembly (70 N. 6th Street) in Williamsburg for The Future of What?: A Panel on Punk in the 1990s. You'll hear various stories and discussions about how the genre changed the faces of music, politics and popular culture. The event begins at 7PM and there is a $3 suggested donation.

Click here for more information.

Monday, January 3, 2011

New York Transit Museum's Holiday Train Show

Now through January 17th, check out the New York Transit Museum's Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Station. It's free and we promise there won't be any train delays!