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Monday, June 30, 2014

Fireworks In Astoria Tonight

Can't wait until Friday for some fireworks? Head over to Astoria Park tonight starting at 7:30PM where the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) will be hosing an Independence Day celebration featuring music by the Queens Symphony Orchestra.

Click here for more information.


Friday, June 27, 2014

Go For A Free Swim: NYC Public Pools Now Open

New York City is home to more than 50 free public pools and all of them open today! You can find the closest free pool to you here.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Free Flip Flops From Old Navy

This Saturday is $1 flip flop day at Old Navy. But if that's still too expensive for you, they'll be driving around NYC today with a vending machine that will dispense free flip flops. Follow Old Navy on Twitter for updates about their location.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Free Classes For NYC Dance Week

Now through Saturday you can partake in a handful of free dance classes as part of NYC Dance Week. The free classes are aimed at promoting the diversity of dance in New York.

Click here for more information.


Monday, June 23, 2014

Free Metropolitan Opera Concert In Central Park

The Met's annual concert series kicks off its series of six performances this evening at Central Park SummerStage. The free show begins at 8PM.

Click here for more information.


Friday, June 20, 2014

Mermaid Parade In Coney Island Tomorrow

The 32nd annual world famous Mermaid Parade takes place at Coney Island tomorrow starting at 1PM. Grab your pasties and head on out to Brooklyn for this annual spectacle!



Thursday, June 19, 2014

Free Fall Out Boy Concert At Rockefeller Plaza Tomorrow

Fall Out Boy 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 Maroon 5 and Usher.


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Shakespeare In The Park's Much Ado About Nothing

Now through July 6th you can check out free performances of Much Ado About Nothing as part of Shakespeare In The Park's 52nd season.

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 some seats.


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Free Admission To The Brooklyn Botanic Garden

All summer long you can visit The Brooklyn Botanic Garden for free on Tuesdays. It's open from 8:00AM - 6:00 PM.

Click here for more details.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Free Youth Golf Lessons In NYC

All summer long, CityParks Golf is offering free lessons for 6-17 year olds at various locations in the five boroughs. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Friday, June 13, 2014

30 Beers For $35 With NYC Good Beer Passport

You're good at math, right? With the NYC Good Beer Passport you can drink beers for less than $1.00 each all summer long. Spots include Jimmy's No. 43, East Village Tavern, The Pony Bar and more! Click here to buy yours today.


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Orange Is The New Black Food Truck

Netflix is launching a “Crazy Pyes” food truck today which is inspired by Orange Is The New Black's Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren. The truck will be handing out free fruit-flavored pies and chocolate-and-vanilla swirl ice-cream cones. Grab a bite between 4PM and 8PM at the intersection of Broome Street and West Broadway.

Can't make it tonight? Here is the upcoming truck schedule:

Friday, June 13: 4-8 p.m.: Between 22nd and 23rd streets, near Madison Square Park
Saturday, June 14: 2-6 p.m.: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at South 7th St.
Sunday, June 15: 1-5 p.m.: West side of Central Park near Columbus Circle


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Shake Shack 10 Year Anniversary Tomorrow

Swing by the original Shake Shack location in Madison Square Park tomorrow and "pay what you like" for Shack-Cago Dogs in honor of the chain's 10th anniversary. There will also be live music by indie bands like Ski Lodge and The Tall Pines, and birthday cake by Dominique Ansel.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Museum Mile: Free Admission To New York's Best Museums

This evening, some of New York's most famous museums and cultural institutions will open their doors for free from 6PM - 9PM as part of the annual Museum Mile Festival. Musical performances and art installations will take over 5th Avenue from 82nd Street to 105th Street, which will be closed off to traffic.

Click here for more information including participating venues.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Free Kayaking Along The Hudson River

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 26 near Canal Street, Pier 96 @ W. 56th Street, and72nd Street @ Henry Hudson Parkway.

Visit the Downtown Boathouse website for details and hours -- which vary based on location

Friday, June 6, 2014

Food Festival & Beer Garden @ Union Square Farmer's Market Tonight

Are the Union Square Greenmarket hours not conducive with your work schedule? Well than you'll want to swing by from 4PM-8PM tonight for Nightmarket. Farmers will be selling their farm fresh produce, meats, and cheeses, and a curated roster of restaurants will be on hand serving prepared foods such as Casa Mono and Northern Spy Food Company. There will also be pop up beer garden!

Click here for more information.


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Free Concert In Prospect Park With Janelle Monae

Perhaps there's no summer concert we're more excited about than tonight's -- a freebie in Prospect Park featuring Janelle Monae. Doors open at 6:30PM and the music starts around 8:00PM.

Click here for more details.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Free Screening Of Wall-E Tomorrow

It's just about time for New York's free summer movie screenings! We'll be bringing you some of our favorites all summer long starting with... Wall-E! You can catch the robot at the South Street Seaport tomorrow evening starting at 8PM as part of Front/Row Cinema at South Street Seaport Pier.

Click here for more information.


Monday, June 2, 2014

Taste Of Times Square

Tonight from 5PM-9PM head up to Midtown for the Taste Of Times Square. On 46th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue dozens of restaurants -- include Bareburger, John’s Pizzeria NYC, and Junior’s will be selling dishes to taste ranging from $1-$6.

Click here for more information.