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Friday, August 30, 2013

Friday Night Fireworks At Coney Island

Head out to Coney Island after work for the final Friday evening firework shows of the summer. The festivities begin around 9:30PM and we happen to think the best views are from atop the Wonder Wheel!



Thursday, August 29, 2013

Free Bike Rentals At Governors Island

Take the free ferry over to Governors Island this weekend. And if you go on Monday, head to the bike station where you can pick up a free rental for up to one hour.

Click here for more information.


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Two For One Broadway Tickets

Broadway Week takes place in September and two-for-one ticket deals just became available for more than a dozen Broadway shows including Annie, Jersey Boys, Spiderman, Newsies and more!

Click here for more information or to get yours today!


Monday, August 26, 2013

Free Arthur Ashe Tennis Exhibit

The U.S. Open kicks off this week and now through September 9th you can swing by the New York Hall of Science and check out Arthur Ashe Learning Center Inspirational Tour. The exhibit highlights the legendary tennis player -- the only African American player to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon -- and admission is free during the two-week exhibition.

Click here for more information.



Friday, August 23, 2013

Blues BBQ At Hudson River Park Tomorrow

On Saturday at 2PM the 14th annual Blues BBQ takes place at Hudson River Park (Pier 54 @ West 14th Street). Blues bands from across the country will perform while New York City's top barbeque restaurants (like Dinosaur Bar B Que and Delaney BBQ) serve up grub.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

This Weekend: Afro-Punk Festival With ?uestlove

The 9th annual Afro-Punk Festival takes place in Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park this weekend. The free festival will feature performances by ?uestlove, Saul Williams, The Heavy and more!

More then two dozen food trucks will also be on site as part of Afro-Punk Bites & Beats.

Click here for details.




Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Cheese & Baguettes At Blind Tiger Ale House

Swing by Blind Tiger Ale House (281 Bleecker Street) in the West Village tonight and every Wednesday starting at 6PM for some gratis snacks. Treat yourself to a baguette and a rotating selection of cheeses from Murray's. They're free 'till they're gone!

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

Over the weekend, the Metropolitan Opera kicked off its 5th annual Summer HD Festival which features free nightly screenings of its performances in the Lincoln Center Plaza.

More than 3,000 seats are available each night on a first-come, first-served basis each evening. Click here for more information.



Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Slurring Bee: A New Take On The Spelling Bee

You've probably competed in a spelling bee or two back in the day? Well like many things in life, it's more fun when alcohol is involved. Swing by Last Exit Bat (136 Atlantic Avenue) at 8:30 and sign up to participate in their monthly Slurring Bee

Here's how it works: Receive your first (not gross) Slurring Bee Shot. Shoot it. Spell something. For every round you stay standing, you'll receive another free specialty Slurring Bee nectar. Keep spelling till a queen (or king) bee is crowned! 

There's a $5 entry fee and you can click here for more information. 



Monday, August 19, 2013

Grab Discounted Tickets To The NYC Pizza Run

One month from today, on Saturday September 19th, the fourth annual NYC Pizza Run will take over Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan's East Village. Participants will once again aim to complete a 2.25 mile course while stopping at checkpoints to scarf down three slices of pizza along the route.

Registration opened at midnight, and the first 10 people to sign up using the discount code NYCDD will save $5.00! The race, which is capped at 120 participants, generally sells out within 72 hours.

So grab your running shoes and appetite for this one of a kind extravaganza. And stay in the loop with updates on Twitter and Facebook.


Friday, August 16, 2013

Final Summer Street Tomorrow Morning

Tomorrow is the final Summer Streets! For the third straight Saturday morning, Park Avenue will be closed to motor vehicles from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge so bikers, pedestrians, dog walkers, and everyone else can enjoy a stroll along one of the city's busiest avenues. Take advantage of this car-free route between 7AM and 1PM tomorrow morning.

There will be free bike rentals, free fitness classes, crafts, and much more! Additional information can be found here.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Free Beer & Big Buck Hunter

Swing by Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan Street) this evening for a Big Buck Hunter tournament featuring four games on free play and a free drink to help your aim!

Click here for more information.


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

$2 Smoothies At Jamba Juice

Now through Friday, swing by Jamba Juice and snag a $2.00 smoothie from 9AM-11AM. Thanks to our friends at 89th & Broke for the tip!


Monday, August 12, 2013

Free Bowling For Kids Every Day This Summer In Astoria

A round of bowling can cost you upwards of $10.00 in Manhattan. Why not head out to Astoria Bowling Center (19-45 49th Street) where kids will receive two free games of bowling every single day all summer long. Click here for more information and to register.

See other specials which adults can take advantage of by clicking on the image below.


Friday, August 9, 2013

Free Admission: Breaking Bad Exhibit At The Museum Of The Moving Image

Swing by the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria for free this evening (and every Friday) from 4PM - 8PM. What better time to check out From Mr. Chips to Scarface: Walter White's Transformation in Breaking Bad. The show's final season premieres on Sunday evening.

Click here for more information.


Thursday, August 8, 2013

Broadway In Bryant Park With Wicked & Annie

The next to last Broadway In Bryant Park of the summer takes place this afternoon with performances from The Phantom of the Annie, Wicked, Cougar the Musical and The Fantasticks.

The Thursday afternoon concerts run from 12:30PM to 1:30PM.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Free Lollapalooza Music Sampler

Dozens of bands rocked Lollapalooza this past weekend. You probably we're there. But the next best thing is downloading this free 20 song sampler from iTunes featuring Primus, Moby, Freelance Whales, Sonic Youth, Minus The Bear and more!


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Free BBQ Pork Pies At Pie Face Today

Pie Face (New York's Aussie meat pie shop) is giving away free BBQ pork pies from noon to midnight today.

All you need to do is simply show Pie Face some love on Twitter @PieFaceUSA, Facebook, or Instagram, and they'll love right back with a BBQ Pulled Pork pie. Just tag @piefaceusa, or post directly to www.facebook.com/piefaceusa. Show your phone action at any one of the five Pie Face locations in NYC to get your free pie.



Pie Face locations:

1691 Broadway (at 53rd Street)
507A Third Ave (at 34th Street)
469 Seventh Ave (at 36th Street)
1407 Broadway (between 38th and 39th Streets)
464 Ninth Avenue (at 36th Street)

Monday, August 5, 2013

Books Beneath The Bridge

Head over to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the next to last installment of Books Beneath the Bridge. The literature series takes place at Granite Prospect and features a reading, Q&A, and book signing with authors. Tonight you can catch 5 Borough Blues with Colson Whitehead (Manhattan) Victor LaValle, (Queens) Kevin Baker (Bronx), Alina Simone (Brooklyn), and Binnie Kirshenbaum (Staten Island).

Click here for more information.


Friday, August 2, 2013

Summer Streets: A 6.9 Mile Car Free Route Tomorrow

Summer Streets are back! For the 6th straight summer, Park Avenue will be closed to motor vehicles from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge on three consecutive Saturday mornings in August so bikers, pedestrians, dog walkers, and everyone else can enjoy a stroll along one of the city's busiest avenues. Take advantage of this car-free route between 7AM and 1PM tomorrow morning.

There will be free bike rentals, free fitness classes, crafts, and much more! Additional information can be found here.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Kids Ride The Prospect Park Carousel For Free

Every Thursday this month, children 12 and younger ride the Prospect Park carousel for free! Click here for more information.