Friday, May 31, 2013

Bushwick Open Studios This Weekend

Bushwick Open Studios -- now in its seventh year -- is a three day arts and culture festival that celebrates the community’s arts scene. The festivities include dozens of performances, art installations, parties and much more. Learn about all of the festivities here.


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Free Tickets To John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show

On June 10th, John Oliver will be taking over as host of The Daily Show for the summer. But before then -- on June 3rd, 4th, and 5th -- he'll be hosting the fourth season of his stand-up show for Comedy Central. Filming takes place at Webster Hall and tickets are free. Click here to request yours.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Jamba Juice Coupon

It's going to be 90 degrees on Thursday. Which means you'll almost certainly want to use this Jamba Juice coupon (valid through Sunday). By one smoothie, get one free. Thanks to our friends at 89th & Broke for the heads up.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Manhattanhenge At Sunset This Evening

At approximately 8:16PM this evening, Manhattanhenge will take place. For those unfamiliar with the phenomenon, twice a year, the sun aligns precisely with the Manhattan street grid as it sets, creating a radiant glow of light across the city.

Click here for more information.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Free Ice Cream At Ample Hills Creamery Tomorrow

Ample Hills Creamery (623 Vanderbilt Avenue) -- arguably Brooklyn's best ice cream shop -- is giving away free scoops tomorrow in honor of its second anniversary. Here's how it'll go down: The shop will begin the day with 24 flavors. Each time a flavor sells out, they will reduce the price of a scoop of ice cream, until the ice cream is free. More information can be found on their Facebook page.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Free Ice Cream (Floats) In Cobble Hil

Phin & Phebes is a Brooklyn ice cream company. And tonight starting at 6:30PM at 61 Local (61 Bergen Street) they'll be celebrating the the launch of two new ice cream flavors.

They'll be giving away prizes, offering ice cream samples, and serving up ice cream floats crafted by 61 Local and P&P.

Click here to RSVP and for more information.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Free Krispy Kreme Doughnut At Penn Station

Swing by the Krispy Kreme at Penn Station today and check in on Foursquare... and you'll be treated to a free free Key Lime Cake or Key Lime Cheesecake doughnut. That's all there is to it.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Free Shack Burger From Shake Shack

To celebrate its new location at JFK Airport's Delta terminal, Shake Shack and Delta are giving away coupons for free shack burgers this week. All you need to to is swing by Delta's pop up space at 376 West Broadway today or tomorrow from 11AM-3PM and grab yours (while supply lasts!).

Monday, May 20, 2013

$1.00 Oysters In Williamsburg

According to, the new Williamsburg bar OTB is offering $1 oysters every Monday from 5PM-2AM.

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair In Park Slope Sunday

On Sunday from 12PM-6PM, The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair takes place in Park Slope. From Sterling Place down to 12th Street, you'll find three stages of music, puppetry theater, arts & crafts, and food from dozens of Brooklyn's best restaurants!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Mad Sq. Eats: Flatiron's Food Festival

Mad. Sq. Eats is a month-long gathering of some of New York's best food vendors in Worth Square (just west of Madison Square Park). Open daily from 11AM-9PM now through May 31st, you might just find bites from spots like Roberta's, Calexico, and Stuffed Artisan Cannolis!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Free Cone Day At Haagen Dazs

Haagen Dazs is giving away free ice cream this evening from 4PM-8PM.

You can find more information, including nearby locations, on their Facebook page. But below are some shops that might be in your hood. Enjoy!

Select Haagen Dazs NYC Locations:

263 Amsterdam Avenue (Upper West Side)
55C E 8th Street (East Village)
1286 Broadway (Herald Square)
2 Penn Plaza (Penn Station)
2905 Broadway (Morningside Heights)
109 Seventh Avenue (Park Slope)
Pier 17 Building (South Street Seaport)
120 Montague Street (Brooklyn Heights)
1188 First Avenue (Upper East Side)

Monday, May 13, 2013

Ride Jane's Carousel For $2.00

Yesterday the recently restored Jane's Carousel kick off its summer hours! The wooden merry-go-round, which was built in 1922 now resides in Brooklyn Bridge Park and rides cost just $2.00.

Click here for more information.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Greenpoint Gallery Night

Tonight from 6PM-9PM, 15 Greenpoint art galleries will open their doors for your viewing pleasure. Explore the diverse array of exhibition spaces in the neighborhood.

Click here for more information and a map.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Free Dance Party At Brooklyn Bridge Park Tomorrow

Summer is just around the corner which means that it's time once again for Celebrate Brooklyn's dance parties at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The series kicks off Thursday evening with a New Orleans Dance Party.

Click here for more information.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Half Priced Frappuccino's At Starbucks

Now through May 12th, all Frappuccino's at Starbucks are half priced from 3PM-5PM. Swing by your local shop and save on flavors like their new Caramel Ribbon Crunch.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Panel On Starting Your Own Food Truck

Ever dream of starting your own mobile food business? Swing by the New York Public Library from 6PM-7:30PM this evening and catch David Weber, the author of The Food Truck Handbook. He'll give an overview of what it takes to start your own food truck including NYC regulations and operating best practices.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

$1.00 Beers In Sunnyside

At Xio Lounge (39-19 Queens Boulevard) Sunnyside, Queens, treat yourself to $1.00 beers tonight and every Wednesday!

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Plant Sale

Swing by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cherry Esplanade from 9AM-8PM today and tomorrow and take advantage of the largest collection of plants in the New York area. Their annual plant sale specializes in native plants -- both for indoor and outdoor growing.

Click here for more info.