Monday, December 24, 2012

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 2012.

We'll be off for the next week for the holidays, but we already have some exciting stuff lined up for 2013! See you back here on January 2nd for another year of great deals!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Free Cupcakes @ Georgetown Cupcakes In SoHo

As 2012 winds down, we'll take a moment to remind you about one of our favorite NYC freebie "secrets." Everyday, the folks at Georgetown Cupcakes tweet out the name of a secret flavor. Be one of the first 100 people of the day to swing by and ask for that flavor... and they'll give it to you for free. That's FREE cupcakes -- every single day!

You can follow them on Twitter here.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Buckyball Light Display In Madison Square Park

Swing by Madison Square Park where Buckyball -- a 30-foot tall light installation featuring 16 million colors and an infinite number of light sequences -- is on display through February 1st.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Flight Night: Allagash Brewing Company

Swing by Sycamore Bar (1118 Cortelyou Road) in Brooklyn for its popular Flight Night featuring beers from Allagash Brewery. Five ounce flights of four beers will be available from 3PM-10PM.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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 3rd.

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

Monday, December 17, 2012

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.

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Muppets Christmas Event This Sunday

Calling all Muppet fans! Swing by Union Hall (702 Union Street) this Sunday for The Muppet Vault -- a monthly series featuring classic, rare, and unreleased videos from the Muppets, Sesame Street, and the works of Jim Henson. Dozens of moments from Muppets' Christmas specials and movies will be revisited -- sing-alongs and giveaways included! Admission is $8.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

$1 Beers Pig and Khao On The Lower East Side

Swing by Pig and Khao (68 Clinton Street) tonight and every night from 5PM-7PM for $1 beers. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

$2 Tacos From Oaxaca Taqueria

Oaxaca Taqueria -- which has four locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan -- serves up $2 tacos on weekdays from 3PM-6PM and 10PM-close. Swing by for a delicious taco happy hour.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Free Lunch (Talk) With Danny Meyer

Tonight from 7PM-9PM at the New York Public Library, there will be a free panel discussion about lunch in New York with Danny Meyer, Ian Frazier and Karen Russel.

Click here for more information.

Monday, December 10, 2012

The World's Largest Menorah

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)!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Free Admission At Neue Galerie This Evening

Normally admission to Neue Galerie (1048 5th Avenue) is $20. But on the first Friday of every month the museum opens its doors for free. Swing by tonight from 6PM - 8PM and check out some great twentieth-century German and Austrian art.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Free Wine Tastings Downtown

As per The New York Times' Dining Calendar, tonight from 5PM-8PM there will be free wine tastings with food and music at a number of stores which suffered from Hurricane Sandy:

California Wine Merchants, 15 Bridge Street (Broad Street)
Downtown Cellars, 55 Liberty Street (Nassau Street)
Frankly Wines, 66 West Broadway (Warren Street)
Royal Wine Merchants, 13 South William Street (Broad Street)
Rosetta Wines, 40 Exchange Place (William Street).

The shops will have boxes for donations of relief items.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Washington Square Park: Christmas Tree, Lights & Caroling

Didn't want to deal with the crowds at Rockefeller Center last week? Head over to Washington Square Park tonight at 6PM for the annual tree lighting ceremony, songs, and even an appearance by Santa himself.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Tomorrow: After Hours At Murray's Cheese

Tomorrow evening, Murray's Cheese (254 Bleecker Street) will open its doors from 9PM-10:30PM  to raise money for Hurricane Sandy. All proceeds go to the Food Bank's emergency Sandy fund. A $10 ticket will get you a taste of new craft beers and ciders, holiday gifts, and seasonal cheeses + 20% off ll holiday purchases.

Click here for more info.

Monday, December 3, 2012

10 Cent Wings At Croxley Ales For Monday Night Football

Catch The Giants vs. Redskins game for Monday Night Football this evening and enjoy 10 cent wings at Croxley Ales (28 Avenue B).

Friday, November 30, 2012

Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

Tomorrow, find rare, vintage, and out of print books at the first ever Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

$5 Magazine Subscriptions

Now through Monday, head over to and grab some magazine subscriptions for just $5.00 including ESPN The Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Maxium, and Good Housekeeping.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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 7th.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Win Free TicketsTo Chaplin On Broadway

We hope you had a nice Thanksgiving! Now how about a Broadway ticket giveaway?

Chaplin -- the man who changed the way America went to the movies -- is now the musical Broadway can't stop talking about! This 22-person show reveals the truth behind the headlines and the man behind the legend, the undeniable genius who re-invented motion pictures.

We have five pairs of tickets to give to five lucky readers and their guests! For your chance to win, simply click here and fill out our contest form! We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

Not a winner this time around? You can still get tickets for as low as $49. Visit and enter code CLSCD925, or call 212-239-6200 and mention code CLSCD925, or bring a printout of this posting to THE BARRYMORE THEATER (243 West 47th Street).

Monday, November 26, 2012

Winter's Eve At Lincoln Square

Tonight starting at 5PM, swing by the 13th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square. The festivities kick off with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony and features free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping specials.

The celebration begins at Dante Park at Broadway and 63rd Street and continues along Broadway to 68th Street.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you a relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving weekend!

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

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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 20, 2012

Cornhole At Brooklyn Brewery

Show off your cornhole skills tonight at Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th Street).

Click here for more information.

Monday, November 19, 2012

$1 Oysters At Porsena

Swing by East Village Italian restaurant Porsena (21 East 7th Street) on Mondays for $1 oysters all day long.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Final Outdoor Smorgusburg Food Markets This Weekend

Head out to Williamsburg (East River waterfront between North 6th Street & North 7th Street) tomorrow or Brooklyn Bridge Park (Tobacco Warehouse @ 28 Water Street) on Sunday for the final outdoor Smorgusburg food markets of the year!

Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

"How I Learned" Storytelling Series @ Happy Ending

The popular "How I Learned" storytelling series takes place tonight at Happy Ending (302 Broome Street). A group of writers, comedians, bloggers and performers will take the stage to tell humorous stories. And tonight's show is a reading and storytelling slam!

The event is free and you can click here for more information.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Grand Central Holiday Fair

Now through Christmas Eve, make your way up to Grand Central Station for their annual holiday market. Seventy six vendors have set up shop this year for all of your holiday gift needs!

Click here for hours and more information.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Free Balloon Twisting Class @ Fantasma Magic

Ever wanted to make one of these?

We'll here's your chance to learn... for free! Today 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!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Canstruction Art Exhibit: Sculptures From Cans

Today through Wednesday, 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
Click here for more information.

Friday, November 9, 2012

$20 Theater Tickets Downtown

As the recovery from Sandy continues, a handful of downtown theaters -- which were shuttered during the storm and its aftermath -- are offering $20 tickets through performances this Sunday. Click here for more information and participating shows.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Some Meatballs For A Blanket

All week long, drop off a blanket for Sandy victims at any Meatball Shop location (including thier kitchen in Bushwick) and receive a free order of Naked Balls. Just do it. 

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Election Day: Vote

Today is Election Day. Exercise your right to vote!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Free Ice Skating: The Pond At Bryant Park

The Pond at Bryant Park recently opened for the winter season! The ice skating rink will be open for locals and tourists to skate for free through the beginning of March. 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.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Cheer On Runners At The NYC 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 1, 2012

Closing: Cloud City On The Met Roof

Since May, the rooftop at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art has featured a cutting edge exhibit from artist Tomás Saraceno: Cloud City. The installation creates a constellation of large, interconnected modules constructed with transparent and reflective materials. It closes on November 4th.

Suggested admission to the museum is $20.. but we always emphasize the word "suggested."

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Village Halloween Parade (POSTPONED)


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.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Free Broadway Tickets: Dead Accounts W/ Katie Holmes

How about a Broadway ticket giveaway to mix things up!

DEAD ACCOUNTS, starring Katie Holmes and two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, tells the hilarious story of a brother, a sister, and a surprise reunion that turns their family upside down. A $27 million secret proves that the truth can be complicated.

Check out the show on Facebook and Twitter.

We have three pairs of tickets to give to three lucky readers and their guests! For your chance to win, simply click here and fill out our contest form! We'll pick the winners tomorrow at random.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Rain, Rain, Go Away...

Stay safe today. We're taking a rain day. Be back tomorrow with a Broadway ticket giveaway!

Friday, October 26, 2012

Washington Square Park Dog Run Halloween Bash

Swing by the Washington Square Park Dog Run on Sunday from 12PM-2PM and check out its annual Halloween Bash. Dozens of dogs will be dressed in costumes, and the winners will split more than $1,000 in prizes.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Pumpkin Chucking At The New York Hall Of Science

Do your best Cam (see below) impersonation at the New York Hall Of Science this weekend! Simply bring by a pumpkin Friday through Sunday and watch as its thrown hundreds of feet in the air by a 19-foot-tall catapult.

Free with museum admission. Click here for more info.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

468 Subway Stations In A Day

One citizen wants to bring attention to the MTA's recently announced fare hikes by stopping at all 468 subway stops in a single day. Follow along via Twitter here and maybe you can join the show for part of the ride.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

YouTube Ladies Live @ The People's Improv Theater

The People's Improv Theater (123 East 24th Street) host some of our favorite YouTube stars this evening, as part of its FACE TIME: YouTube Ladies Live performance.

Click here for more information.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Bryant Park Reading Room: A Free Open Air Library

As long as the weather is nice, head over to the north side of Bryant Park (near the northwest corner) where you'll find Bryant Park Reading Room. It's an "open air library" featuring free books and magazines to read on the premises. It's open daily from 11AM-7PM.

Click here for more information.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Second Annual Grub Street Food Festival Sunday

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 Sunday.

Expect... barbecue from Char No. 4 and Georgia’s Eastside... sandwiches from Cheeky, Mile End, An Choi... and baked goods from Pie Corps and Pies-N-Thighs.

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 18, 2012

Free Wine At Empire Steakhouse

Today, Empire Steakhouse (36 West 57th Street) celebrates its two year anniversary by offering a free bottle of wine to anyone who makes a dining reservation. While a porterhouse steak might break the bank, order a reasonably prices burger and it's a steal.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Free Music From CMJ Artists

The 2012 CMJ Music Marathon kicked off yesterday and now is your chance to download an exclusive mixtape featuring 30 artists playing the festival this year.

Click here to access the download.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Free CMJ Shows All Week Long

Night 1. CMJ Music Marathon. You want to check out some shows, but don't want to shell out any cash. Luckily, Brokelyn has put together a guide featuring many of this week's free shows. Check it out here.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Moustache Man: Confessions of a NYC Graffiti Artist

Apologies for the error. This event will be taking place on Thursday.

For more than a year, Patrick Waldo tagged his "moustache" drawings on countless advertisements around New York City. If you've ridden the subway, you've most likely seen his work. After a police investigation, he was arrested under felony charges of graffiti and criminal mischief.

Tonight, he'll be onhand at the Upright Citizen Brigade (307 West 26th Street) to give attendees some insight into the underground world of moustache graffiti. Click here for more information. There will be a stand-by line at the event.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Tomorrow: A Pickle Eating Contest

Swing by Black Rabbit (91 Greenpoint Avenue) tomorrow starting at 5PM to check out Brooklyn Brine Co's 3rd annual Pickle Eating Contest. Want to participate? Just show up an hour in advance to sign up!