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!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Win Free Tix To Broadway's The Heiress

It's been a while since we've done a Broadway ticket giveaway, so here we go! 

The Heiress is the compelling story of Catherine Sloper, the shy and sheltered daughter of a prominent New Yorker. Caught between the demands of an emotionally distant father and the attentions of a passionate young suitor, Catherine must navigate the terrain of love and regret, desire and duty, a chance for happiness and the burden of fortune…as only an heiress can.

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.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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

Tonight, Scott's Pizza Tours hosts its fourth annual Slice Out Hunger fundraiser at St. Anthony's Church (154 Sullivan Street). Starting at 6PM, 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.

Monday, October 8, 2012

$5 Old Fashioneds & Cheeseburgers in Williamsburg

Weekdays from 5:30PM-7:00PM swing by Williamsburg's Rye (247 South 1st Street) for $5 cheeseburgers and $5 Old Fashioneds! You can also check out their new fall menu here.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Design Through the Ages Exhibition

Swing by The New York Design Center (200 Lexington Avenue) from 10AM-4PM and check out Design Through The Ages, a free exhibit showcasing modern design from the 1950s to the present through vignettes created by interior-design tastemakers such as Nate Berkus and Thom Filicia.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sixpoint Party At Sullivan St. Bakery

Swing by Sullivan St. Bakery (236 9th Avenue) tonight from 6PM-9PM to celebrate their new growler program and the limited edition Mild Ale by Sixpoint Brewery. They'll be pouring $4 pints of Sixpoint and you can also snag a sandwich and a beer for $15.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Where To Watch The Presidential Debate

Election season is in full swing. And tonight Team Obama will face Team Romney for the first of three presidential debates. The Gothamist breaks down where you can catch the action.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Taco Tuesdays At Enid's In Greenpoint

Head over to Enid's (560 Manhattan Avenue) in Greenpoint for Taco Tuesdays. Get two beer battered fish tacos + a Pacifico (on tap) or a shot of tequilla -- all for just $10! And if you're still thirsty, they have happy hour prices from 4PM-7PM and 12AM-2AM!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Stephen Colbert At Barnes & Noble Tomorrow

Tomorrow evening at Barnes & Noble in Union Square (33 East 17th Street) Stephen Colbert will be discussing his new book: America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't.

The event begins at 8:30PM and the space will open at 6:00PM. Click here for more information.