Friday, May 30, 2014

Last Chance: Mad Sq. Eats

Today is the final day for Mad. Sq. Eats -- a month-long gathering of some of New York's best food vendors in Worth Square (just west of Madison Square Park). Some of our favorite spots include Roberta'sCalexico, and Stuffed Artisan Cannolis!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Free Rooftop Painting Workshop

From 6:30PM-8PM tonight, head over to the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center (1 Clarkson Street) in the West Village for an outdoor painting workshop at sunset.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Slurpees For $0.49

Swing by a local 7-Eleven today and snag a medium slurpee for just $0.49!

Click here for more information.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Free Ice Cream From Coolhaus

To celebrate the opening of Capital One’s new location on Columbus Avenue and 97th Street, the bank has been treating New Yorkers to a free bite from NYC's best food trucks. Today, Coolhaus will be parked outside the bank from 3PM-6PM for the final installment of these giveaways.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Free Water Taxi Rides

Now through Friday enjoy free water taxi rides between Pier 84 (in Hudson River Park) and the World Financial Center + free doughnuts and coffee. The new service will normally cost $4.50 each way or $8.00 round trip.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Free Nutella Cronuts -- One Day Only

Dominique Ansel is teaming up with Nutella today to create limited edition Cronut holes made with Nutella to celebrate the spread's 50th anniversary. Starting at 10AM, swing by Broadway Pedestrian Plaza (between 23rd Street and 24th Street, adjacent to Madison Square Park) and snag one. Although the giveaway technically goes until 2PM, due to limited quantities, we have a feeling they might run out before then.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Free Mariah Carey Today Show Performance On Friday

Mariah Carey will perform a free concert tomorrow morning as part of the Today Show's Toyota Concert Series. Viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis outside of the show's studio on 49th Street at Rockefeller Plaza. Fans are advised to arrive by 6AM for best viewing.

Click here for more info and the rest of the summer schedule which includes Pharrell and Usher.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Ride Jane's Carousel For $2.00

On Monday, 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.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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:

53 1/2 Mott Street
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 12, 2014

Free Desserts From Sweetery New York

To celebrate the opening of Capital One’s new location on Columbus Avenue and 97th Street, the bank is treating New Yorkers to a free bite from NYC's best food trucks. Today, Sweetery New York will be parked outside the bank from 3PM-6PM.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Last Chance: The Beatles Exhibit At The New York Public Library

Now is your last chance to swing by the New York Public Library and check out Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles which showcases memorabilia, recordings, videos and photos of the musicians and Beatlemania. The exhibit closes on Saturday.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Free Dance Party At Brooklyn Bridge Park

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 tonight with Balkan Beat Box.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Half Priced Frappuccinos At Starbucks

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

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Pop Up Shop For Girl Scout Cookies

Did you say thin mints? It's that time of year again. There are a handful of pop-up girl scout cookie shops around the five boroughs that will be selling the treats through Thursday. The Manhattan location is at
43 West 23rd Street (between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue).

Click here for more information.

Monday, May 5, 2014

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'sCalexico, and Stuffed Artisan Cannolis!

Friday, May 2, 2014

Free $10 Credit To The Bean

The Bean just opened at location in Williamsburg (101 Bedford Avenue @ North 11th Street). And through Monday, when you make any purchase they'll give you a free $10 store credit via Paypal.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Win Off-Broadway Tickets: The Gospel According to Josh

In The Gospel According to Josh, a small town teenager follows his big dreams to Hollywood despite the tempestuous relationship with his overbearing, pious father.

By the time he turns 25, Josh naively thinks he’ll have had the perfect life — a few years singing on Broadway, followed by a starring role in his own television show. But when his promising career is derailed by his father’s unexpected and tragic suicide, his plans take a turn for the worse.

Today we have five pairs of tickets to give away to this show -- which will be taking place during the weekend of May 16th. Simply visit our Facebook page and "like" our posting about the show to enter. We'll select the winners at random on Friday.

No luck this time around? Below is information on how to purchase discount tickets to the show.

The show will take place at The Players Theatre (115 Macdougal Street)

FRI, MAY 16th at 7PM
SAT, MAY 17th at 2PM & 7PM
SUN, MAY 18th at 3PM

$47.50 Regular ticket price
$34.50 Discount offer (code: FRIENDS)
$30.00 Group sale price (code: JOSH)

$25.00 Student tickets available 30 minutes before curtain
Subject to availability. 2 tickets per ID. Cash only