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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Art Exhibit: Portraits in the Time of AIDS

Swing by the Bruce Silverstein Gallery (535 West 24th Street) through Friday and check out a moving photo exhibit by Rosalind Solomon: Portraits in the Time of AIDS. Twenty five black and white images shot in the late 1980s are on display.

Click here for more information.


Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Free Beer And Sweedish Nachos in Williamsburg

Tonight starting at 7PM, independent book publisher Bazillion Points will be celebrating its five year anniversary with free beer and Swedish nachos at Brooklyn Rod + Gun Club (59 Kent Ave).

Click here for more information. 


Monday, July 29, 2013

Free Admission: Eldridge Street Synagogue

It normally costs $10 to check out the magnificently restored Eldridge Street Synagogue, but on Mondays admission is free! Click here for more information.


Friday, July 26, 2013

Free Breaking Bad Marathon This Weekend

Today through Tuesday, The Film Society Of Lincoln Center is partnering with AMC to screen every episode of Breaking Bad. All screenings are free and open to the public starting with season one tonight.

Click here for more information.


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Drinks To Die For At Green-Wood Cemetery

On the fourth Thursday evening every month this summer, the Brooklyn Historical Society's beer garden moves to the open meadow at Green-Wood Cemetery. There will be live music and admission is free. Drinks will cost $5 each.

Click here for more information.


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Free Screening Of Argo Tonight

There are only a few weeks left of Hudson River Park's RiverFlicks summer movie series.

Tonight's film, Argo, will begin at dusk (8:30PM) at Pier 63 between 22nd Street and 24th Street. We heard a rumor about free popcorn too!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Waterfront Workouts: Free Pilates Class

Every Tuesday from 7PM-8PM, you can take a free Pilates class overlooking the New York Harbor on the Empire Fulton Ferry Boardwalk. Registration opens at 6:30PM. In the case of rain, classes are held in the white tent located on Pier 1.

Click here for more details.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Free Tickets To Shakespeare In The Park

No summer in NYC is complete without a trip to Shakespeare In The Park. Comedy Of Errors recently completed its run and tomorrow Love's Labour's Lost, A New Musical kicks off winds down this week, as the final performance of Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods takes place on Saturday.

Free tickets are distributed at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park daily at 12:00PM the day of the show (limit of two per person). You can also enter the Public Theater's online ticket lottery for your shot at landing seats.

Arrested Development Bingo In Williamsburg

Swing by Videology in (308 Bedford Avenue) in Williamsburg starting at 8:30PM for Arrested Development Bingo. Get BINGO and you'll be treated to a free drink or a frozen banana.

Click here for more information.


Friday, July 19, 2013

Laughter In The Park This Weekend

Laughter In The Park is a free weekly outdoor comedy series featuring up and coming NYC comics. Head over to Washington Square Park this Sunday from 2PM-4PM for the latest installment.

Click here for more information.


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Broadway In Bryant Park This Afternoon

Broadway In Bryant Park takes place this afternoon with performances from The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, F#%king Up Everything, and Sistas the Musical.

The Thursday afternoon concerts run from 12:30PM to 1:30PM. Click here for a list of upcoming performances.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Free Kayaking On The Hudson

One activity that every New Yorker should partake in is free kayaking!

Get your paddle on all summer long at Pier 40 @ W. Houston Street, Pier 96 @ W. 56th Street, or 72nd Street @ Henry Hudson Parkway.

Visit the Downtown Boathouse website for details and hours.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Free Beer Tasting At Bierkraft In Park Slope

Nothing beats a cold one on a warm summer day. Swing by Bierkraft (191 5th Avenue) in Park Slope this evening starting at 7PM for their free weekly Tuesday tastings.

Click here for more info.

Monday, July 15, 2013

NYC Restaurant Week Reservations Now Open

Although going out for NYC Restaurant Week isn't exactly cheap... every year there are a handful of participating places that are worth your while. Reservations just opened at hundreds of spots for July16th - August 10th and we highly recommend the $24.07 lunch at... Osteria Morini, Nobu, Lincoln Ristorante, and The Dutch.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Free Shows At The Seaside Summer Concert Series

Cheap Trick will be rocking out at Coney Island Friday evening as part of the 35th annual Seaside Summer Concert Series. And next Thursday, you can catch Lynyrd Skynard!

Swing by W. 21st Street and Surf Avenue (next to the Cyclones ballpark) starting at 7:30PM for some rock & roll. Click here for more info.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

An Evening With Chuck Klosterman At Brooklyn's BookCourt

Chuck Klosterman will be signing and reading from his new book, I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined), tonight at 7PM at BookCourt (163 Court Street).

Click here for more information.


Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Car Free Central Park Through Labor Day

For the next two months, enjoy car free running and biking paths north of 72nd Street in Central Park. Spend an afternoon or evening taking advantage of one of the most scenic (and convenient!) routes in town.


Monday, July 8, 2013

Summer Movies: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Swing by Bryant Park's summer film festival tonight and you'll be treated to a free screening of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971). The lawn opens at 5PM and movie begins just after sunset.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy Independence Day!

Enjoy your day off from work by heading out to Coney Island for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and cap off the day with the 37th Annual Macy's Fireworks show along the Hudson!


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Go For A Swim: NYC Pools Now Open

New York City is home to 54 free public pools and all of them opened last week! You can find the closest free pool to you here.

Monday, July 1, 2013

See Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy In Bryant Park

Grab your blanket and a picnic basket for the 3rd installment of Bryant Park's summer film festival. Tonight catch Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy. The lawn opens at 5PM and movie begins just after sunset.

Click here for more information.