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Saturday, April 30, 2011

The Red Hook Ball Field Vendors Kick Off The 2011 Season

Before there was a food cart craze, there were the Red Hook Ball Fields. The famed food vendors begin serving up their delicious dishes today and will be open each Saturday and Sunday through October, weather permitting.

You can find all the info you need, including how to get there, at NYC Food Guy.

Friday, April 29, 2011

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

Tomorrow evening, the Morgan Fine Arts Building (649 Morgan Avenue) in Greenpoint hosts its 8th Annual Multimedia Open House. From 5PM - 10PM, more than 40 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.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Grab Your FREE Copy Of The 2011 NYC Big Deal Book

You might recall that the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book contains more than 60 exclusive discounts to local bars and restaurants which are valid until December 31st. Use them all and you can save more than $1,000 over the next eight months! 

One day each month (while supplies lasts) we're going to set aside 25 copies to give away for free. Simply visit the 2011 NYC Big Deal Book website today and enter promo code APRIL at checkout. You'll have a copy of the book in your hands by start of next week. 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 Café, 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.


OUR FAVORITE DEALS!!!

- 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.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

31 Cent Scoop Night At Baskin Robbins

Tonight from 5PM - 10PM, Baskin Robbins will be serving up scoops of ice cream for 31 cents each. Click here to find a Baskin Robbins near you.

We're particularly excited for Firehouse #31 -- a new fire-themed ice cream flavor! It features an atomic fireball ribbon laced throughout vanilla ice cream with hot cinnamon and red hot candy pieces.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Hear From Brooklyn's Food Entrepreneurs Tomorrow (And Eat Free)

Tomorrow evening from 8PM-11PM, Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th Street) hosts a panel of specialty food entrepreneurs who will be speaking about their experiences starting the companies they run. Expect to hear stories from the folks behind Roberta's, Robicelli’s and more! Your $5 admission includes one free beer and there will be a sampling of food from the panelists.

Click here for more information.

Monday, April 25, 2011

$1.00 Pizza Slices @ Lil' Frankie's All Week

There are many places in NYC to grab a slice for a dollar, but none taste as good as the pizza at Lil' Frankie's (19 1st Avenue). Now through Friday, swing by from 12PM-5PM and snag a grandma slice for just $1.00.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Lend A Hand At Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 square foot organic vegetable farm located atop a warehouse in Greenpoint. Join local farms today starting at 9AM as they transplant kale, plant peas, and turn their compost. You'll also be able to purchase veggies -- just about as fresh as they come!

Click here for more information.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sycamore's Summer BBQ Kick-Off

It might not quite be summer yet, but Brooklyn's Sycamore (1118 Cortelyou Road) will be celebrating like it is. They'll be firing up the grill in their garden from 12PM-6PM and serving up some seasonal beers from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. Plates of food will start at just $3.00.

Click here for more information.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Save On Your Meals With Dinetonite

Today we bring you work of DineTonite -- a new website that is changing the interactive relationship between restaurants and their guests by providing big savings when you eat out.

Here's how it works: Visit the DineTonight website and make a reservation at one of the dozens of places that are currently featured. A specified discount -- normally between 20% and 30% -- will automatically be deducted from your bill. Unlike many deal sites, DineTonight doesn't limit you to just $10, $20 or $50 worth of savings. And there are never any coupons or vouchers to print and show -- just a memorable dining experience!

Click here to visit DineTonight and start saving now.

Free Coffee & Tea @ Starbucks; Free Basil Seeds & Pot @ Pizza By Cer Te

There are lots of great Earth Day specials taking place today! Here are two we'll be checking out:

Pizza By Cer Té (132 East 56th Street) is Manhattan's only eco-friendly pizza place. So it makes sense that they're putting together an awesome Earth Day special. Be one of the first 200 people to swing by the store starting today at 11:30AM and they'll show you how to grow your own basil on a windowsill. You'll be given a packet of basil seeds, a pot, and a coupon for a free slice of pizza (for use during your next visit).

Pizza not your thing? Then celebrate Earth Day by bringing in a reusable travel cup to any Starbucks location and you'll receive a free coffee or tea!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Happy Hour At Off The Wagon In The Village

Please note: Due to an error with today's original posting (Late Night Happy Hour At Cabrito In The West Village) we have changed the content below. Thanks for your understanding.

You might feel like you're back in college. But there's nothing to be ashamed of when drinks are this cheap. Swing by Off The Wagon weekdays until 8PM when all drinks are half price. On Thursdays from 8PM until closing you can also grab $8.00 domestic pitchers among other beer specials. Check all of them out here.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Win Tix To See Jersey Shore's DJ Pauly D Spin At Pacha NYC

Jersey Shore star DJ Pauly D will be heating up the turn tables tomorrow night at Pacha NYC (618 West 46th Street) starting at 10PM. Although tickets are normally $20 each, we have twelve pairs to give away to some lucky readers.

Want to win? Head over to our Facebook and post your favorite quote from Jersey Shore in the comments section of the posting about the event. We'll pick the winners later today. Good luck!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Win Free Tickets To Off-Broadway's Lucky Guy

Didn't win our contest for tickets to Broadway's How To Succeed In Business earlier this month? Fear not! We have a number of upcoming contests... including one today! That's right... we have five pairs of tickets to give away to a new off-Broadway show called Lucky Guy.

Lucky Guy tells the tale of an all-American singing cowboy and a cast of hilarious characters in Nashville, all chasing the same dream: a solid gold hit record. The show is full of down-home dreamers and low-down schemers, including the Queen of Country Music, who lives in a 28-room trailer, and a fast-talking wheeler dealer who sells used cars of the stars.

Want to win a pair of tickets? To enter, we want to see a photo of you doing your best cowboy impression! You can either post the photo on the wall of our Facebook page OR post it on Twitter with the hashtag #nycdailydeals. We'll select our five favorite photos on Friday at noon. Good luck!

Not a winner this time around? You can click here to purchase discounted tickets for as low as $49.50 with code LGBOB41. You can also mention the code when you call 212-947-8844 or in person at the Little Shubert Theatre Box Office (422 West 42nd Street).

Monday, April 18, 2011

Introducing CityPockets -- A Digital Wallet For Your Daily Deals

With all of the hundreds of group purchasing sites out there, we know how hard it can be to remember what vouchers you purchased and when they expire. Today we bring word of CityPockets -- a digital wallet to help you keep track of all of your daily deals.

When you visit their website, simply enter your login credentials for each group purchasing website (i.e. Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe) and all of your vouchers will be automatically populated into your CityPockets account. CityPockets will then send you friendly reminders if you have vouchers that are expiring soon. It's group purchasing made simple!

Click here to visit CityPockets now.

$2.00 Baja Bowl At Baja Fresh

Update (4/20/11, 12:24PM): Baja Fresh has informed us that they will no longer be accepting these coupons.

Now through Sunday, get a Baja Bowl at Baja Fresh for just $2.00. Lunch doesn't get much cheaper than that! Click here or below to print out your coupon.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Free Gardening Workshops In Prospect Park All Week

There's fun to be had all week long at Lefferts Historic House (452 Flatbush Avenue) in Prospect Park. Swing by this Monday to Friday from 1PM-4PM and partake in a free gardening workshop. You'll have the chance to make your own pot of herbs using newspaper, soil, and seeds.

Click here for more information.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Free Bites From Food Trucks In Central Park

Tomorrow afternoon from 2PM-4PM, four of our favorite mobile vendors will be giving away free food in Central Park. Ladle of Love, Pera Turkish Tacos, Rickshaw Dumplings, and Van Leeuwen Ice Cream will be stationed at the Tavern on the Green Food Truck Terrace (67th Street and Central Park West) dishing out complimentary menu items. There's a limit of one item, per customer, per vendor. Enjoy!

*Please note, this event was originally scheduled for today, but has been postponed because of the weather forecast.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Free Coachella Music Sampler From SPIN

Coachella is coming up this this weekend! Oh, you're not going? Neither are we.

We guess the next best thing would be to download a free album from SPIN featuring ten "can't miss" bands playing the festival including Cut Copy, The Chemical Brothers, and Glasser. Grab it here.


You can also check out 35 free MP3s from Coachella artists at Spinner.com (no affiliation with SPIN)!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Free Admission To Brooklyn Museum For Poem In Your Pocket Day

Today, New York City hosts the ninth annual Poem In Your Pocket Day! Write your own poem or borrow one from your favorite poet and stick it in your pocket to share with friends, family, and colleagues.

If you need some incentive... admission to the Brooklyn Museum is free today if you show up with a poem in your pocket. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Get A Free 2012 New York City Zagat Guide

Visit the Zagat website, complete a simple survey, and the New York version of this essential restaurant guide is all yours!


Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Free Cone Day At Ben & Jerry's

It's one of our favorite days of the year! Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's. From 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM grab yourself a free treat at any of their shops! There are only three Manhattan locations remaining (plus one in Hoboken!) which we've listed below. Enjoy!


Macys Herald Square
Macys - 4th Floor
151 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
212-594-0018

Ben & Jerry's Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Plaza
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10020
212-218-7843

Ben & Jerry's Hoboken
405 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-792-1966

Ben & Jerry's 104th & Broadway
2722 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
212-866-6237

Monday, April 11, 2011

Meatloaf Mondays at Enid's in Greenpoint

Earlier this year we told you about $10 Fajita Mondays at Cilantro. Well if Mexican isn't your thing, head over to Enid's (560 Manhattan Avenue) in Greenpoint for $10 Meatloaf Mondays. You'll get some meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green peas and carrots + a pint of Brooklyn Lager or a shot of whiskey -- all for just $10! And if you're still thirsty, they have happy hour prices from 4PM - 4AM!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

100 Albums For $5 Each On Amazon

Through the end of the month, Amazon is selling more than 100 albums for just $5.00 each. You can check out the entire list of selections here, but some of our favorite artists include: Interpol, Phoenix, Common, Owl City, Leona Lewis, The Airborne Toxic Event, AFI, Of Montreal, Drake, Jay-Z, Thursday and more!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

South Park Art Exhibit

More than a dozen artists have come together to create works of arts inspired by South Park in honor of the show's 15th anniversary. Their collection is on display at The Opera Gallery (115 Spring Street) in Soho through tomorrow. The gallery will be open from 11AM-7PM.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Tina Fey @ Barnes & Noble Union Square

Tina Fey will be discussing her new memoir -- Bossypants -- tonight at the Union Square Barnes & Noble (33 East 17th Street) starting at 7:00PM. Expect big crowds. Click here for more information.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Exclusive Access: Beer Art Exhibit In Brooklyn

We recently heard about an awesome looking art exhibit at MF Gallery (213 Bond Street) in Brooklyn. The 40oz Show displays beer bottles that have been customized by 40 different artists. The exhibit is normally only accessible by appointment only, but this Sunday they'll be opening their doors from 2PM - 5PM exclusively for our readers -- that's you! Swing by and check it out!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Win Free Tix To "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"

It's been a while since our last Broadway ticket giveaway. But we're back with a show we think you'll love -- a hilarious fable of executive dreams and office romance!

In How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, wily window washer J. Pierrepont Finch (Daniel Radcliffe) enjoys a riotous rise up the corporate ladder with the aid of a trusty self-help book. Can he get the promotion, the corner office and the girl, or will he learn balancing business and pleasure can be precarious—but hilarious and oh, so much fun?

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.

If you're not a winner, you can still get discounted tickets to the show here.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

35 Cent Wings At Brooklyn's The Habitat

College basketball season is officially over... and who knows when the next time your favorite NFL team will be gearing up. But fear not... there are still many places throughout the city where you can chow down on cheap wings throughout the year.

One of our favorites is The Habitat in Greenpoint (988 Manhattan Avenue) where you can score 35 cent wings tonight and every Tuesday evening.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Half Priced Beer And Cocktails From Yelp All Week

Yelp Drinks is a city-wide chance to sample some great beer and cocktails at some of New York's best bars! Participating locations will feature up to three alcoholic beverages for 50% off through Sunday, April 10th. Deals include draft beers for $3.50 at Idle Hands and just $2.50 at Moonshine.

You can view the entire list of participating vendors here.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Free NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Today

Today, vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and health and wellness vendors are coming together to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food at NYC Vegetarian Food Festival. The event takes place at the Altman Building (135 West 18th Street) from 10AM-6PM and will feature samples and meals from top vegetarian restaurants and food companies + live entertainment and activities throughout the day.

Click here for more information. Admission is free.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Brooklyn Flea Moves Outdoors To Fort Greene

It might still feel like winter, but starting today Brooklyn Flea (which hibernates inside from December - March) returns to its outdoor spot at Bishop Loughlin High School in Fort Greene where it'll be open on Saturdays from 10AM - 5PM through November.

The Flea features more than 150 vendors selling vintage furniture, jewelry, clothing, collectibles and antiques + some of the city's most delicious food!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Win Tickets To Off-Broadway's The Soldier Dreams

Today we have ten pairs of tickets to giveaway to The Soldier Dreams - a new Off-Broadway show!

The emotionally rich drama takes place around David's bed, where his family gathers as he lies in a coma and dreams of his secret life. His two sisters, brother-in-law, and partner wrestle with emotions -- and sometimes each other -- as they struggle to come to terms with losing David.

We have ten pairs of tickets to give to ten 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 later today.

Not a winner this time around? Visit BroadwayOffers.com and use code EBT1 to purchase $10 discounted tickets to all remaining performances.