Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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.

Monday, June 29, 2015

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 opened this past weekend! You can find the closest free pool to you here.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Free Shuffleboard at Royal Palms

There's nothing better than summer Fridays... and as an additional perk, Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is opening its doors and 2PM and all court time is free until 6PM -- all summer long!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Ride Jane's Carousel For $2.00

Rides on Jane's Carousel -- a wooden merry-go-round which was built in 1922 and now resides in Brooklyn Bridge Park -- are only $2.00.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Free Meditation At The High Line

Every Wednesday from 8:30AM-9:30AM start your day off with some free guided mediation on the High Line.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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 22, 2015

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.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Mermaid Parade In Coney Island

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 18, 2015

30 Beers In Queens For $30

Our friends at Brokelyn are expanding their reach! Last week they put out the first ever Queens Beer Book. It costs $30 and included are coupons for a free beer at 30 places.

Buy yours before they're gone.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Shakespeare In The Park's The Tempest

Now through July 5th you can check out free performances of The Tempest as part of Shakespeare In The Park's 53rd season.

Free tickets are distributed daily at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park and at the Public Theater in Astor Place via a lottery (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 16, 2015

Aziz Ansari At Union Square Barnes & Noble

Today at noon @ Barnes & Noble in Union Square (33 East 17th Street) Aziz Ansari will be on hand to talk about his new book: Modern Romance.

Click here for more information.

Monday, June 15, 2015

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.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

"Please Touch The Art" Exhibit In Brooklyn

Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park all summer long and check out the park's "Please Don't Touch The Art" exhibit.

Click here for more details.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Free Iced Tea For National Iced Tea Day

Swing by any of Teavana's six NYC stores for National Iced Tea Day today and receive a free 16-ounce Pineapple Berry Blue iced tea. No purchase required!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Free Krispy Kreme Tomorrow For National Doughnut Day

Swing by the Krispy Kreme at Penn Station today and grab a free doughnut of any variety in honor of National Doughnut Day.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Free Chaka Khan Concerts In Prospect Park

Chaka Khan kicks off Celebrate Brooklyn's summer concert in Prospect Park this evening. The festivities get underway at 8PM.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NYU & Columbia Professors Lecture In Bars

Tonight, starting at 7PM, 50 professors from NYU and Columbia will give lectures in New York City bars. An RSVP is required and even though the site indicates that most lectures are sold out, we think you'll manage to squeeze in at most spots.

Click here for more information and the schedule.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Free Beer At Outdoor Pig Roast

This upcoming Saturday Dassara (271 Smith Street) in Carroll Gardens is having a pig roast & a screening of a new film about the restaurant. RSVP now and you'll get a free PBR when you arrive.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Free Artichoke Pizza & Beer Tonight

If you don't follow @hotgirlseatingpizza on Instagram, you're really missing out. Tonight they're throwing a party at Elvis Guesthouse (85 Avenue A) featuring free pizza from Artichoke Basille's and free Busch beer from 7PM-8PM.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

$1 Brooklyn Lagers In Williamsburg Tonight

Swing by George and Jack's Tap Room (103 Berry Street) in Williamsburg tonight where Brooklyn Lagers will be just $1.00 each from 8PM-12AM.

Details here.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Support Nepal By Purchasing Coffee At Eataly

Today, every penny that is spent on coffee at Eataly will go towards relief work in Nepal through AGIRE (Italian Agency for Emergency Response).

Swing by for a cup.

Monday, May 18, 2015

$1 Oysters At The W Union Square

According to Eater, Irvington at the W Union Square is now serving $1 oysters daily from 5PM-7PM.

Details here.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Brooklyn Half Preparty

Even if you're not running the Airbnb Brooklyn Half tomorrow, you can still partake in pre-race festivities taking place tonight @ Pier 2 in Brooklyn until 9PM feauting mini golf, music, and food from local vendors.

Details here.

Free Citi Bikes Today

Hi friends! You may have noticed we've been on a bit of a hiatus over the past couple of months. Everyone needs a break every now and then. But now that summer is right around the corner we figured it'd be a good time to jump back into things. So with that... here we go!

Citi Bikes are free today! Details here.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Book Your NYC Restaurant Week Table Today

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. From 2/16-3/6, you can snag a $25 lunch at one of these highly recommended spots: NarcissaLafayetteTelepanRed RoosterNougatine @ Jean-GeorgesNobuBoulud Sud, Bar Primi and Dovetail.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

See The Animated, Live Action, And Documetary Oscar Shorts

Head over to the IFC Center (323 6th Avenue) and check out separate screenings of animated, live action, and documentary shorts that are nominated for an Oscar this year. Each screening contains all five films nominated in the category at hand (except the docs are split into two screenings) -- perhaps your best chance at winning that Oscar pool.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Movie Night @ Gotham West Market

Swing by Gotham West Market (600 11th Avenue) tonight and every Tuesday for their free movie series. Tonight's screening of The Monuments Men begins at 9PM.

Click here for more information.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Pancake Month At Clinton Street Baking Company

Not to be outdone by Hot Chocolate Month at City Bakery, February also happens to be Pancake Month at Clinton Street Baking Company. They are featuring nine different concoctions throughout the month like crunchy bananas with cinnomon chili chocolate sauce and Japanese pumpkin pancakes with pumpkin seed streusel and warm maple butter. Yum!

Check out the whole calendar here!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Whiskeyfest At Bottlerocket

While you're checking out City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival, pop by Bottlerocket (5 West 19th Street) located around the corner for the shop's Whiskeyfest. You can swing by between 5PM and 8PM every night in February for a free whiskey tasting. Click on the calendar below for a lineup.

Monday, February 2, 2015

The City Bakery's Annual Hot Chocolate Festival

The City Bakery kicked off it's 22nd annual hot chocolate festival yesterday. Every day in February there is a different flavor for you to try. From Bourbon Hot Chocolate to "On A Peanut Butter Barge," there is sure to be something to spruce up your palate.

Click here to check out all the available flavors and the days they're being served.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Four 15-Minute Musicals At NYU For $10

This weekend, head down to NYU and catch four 15-minute musicals for $10 ($5 for students). Showing will be:

A Head in the Polls
The Very Short Guide to Having a Baby 
Mars One By Benjamin 
15 Minutes to Midnight

Click here for more information and grab tickets here.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Free Tea At Teavana Tomorrow

In honor of National Hot Tea Month, Teavana will be giving away free tea tomorrow. You can get a 16 oz Winterberry hot tea or 22 ounce iced tea at any of their six locations: Broadway at 81st Street, Lexington and East 87th Street, Madison and 85th Street, 63rd and Third Avenue, 9th Street and Broadway.

Thanks to our friends at 89th and Broke for the heads up!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Home Brewing Contest at Union Hall In Park Slope

This evening at 7PM, Union Hall (702 Union Street) hosts the first installment of a series of quarterly home brewing contests taking place this year. Swing by and watch the competitors battle it out, as you have the chance to sample the brews for yourself and see if you agree with the judges. Three winners will be selected to move on to the finals later this year.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Buy One Get One Free Burritos At Chipotle

Chipotle is offering a deal today which is essentially a "buy one get one free" deal. Simply buy a sofritas burrito/bowl/tacos today (that's organic tofu) and bring your receipt back anytime in the next month for a free meal of your choice.

Space Jam Art Exhibit In Chelsea.

Now through Valentine's Day, swing by the Marlborough Chelsea Gallery (545 West 25th Street) for a Space Jam inspired art exhibit from artist Devon Troy Strother.

Click here for more information

Friday, January 9, 2015

Scones In The Studio: Free Classes @ 92nd Street Y

This Sunday, swing by the 92nd Street Y for Scones In The Studio -- an afternoon of free workshops, studio tours and, of course, food. Offerings include classes in art, ceramics, jewelry, music and dance.

Click here for more information.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

No Pants Subway Ride This Weekend

One of our favorite events of the year takes place on Sunday... The Annual No Pants Subway Ride. We'll see you and your lucky pair of boxers on the L train!

Click here for more information.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Beer Geek Triva At Glorietta Baldy

Swing by Glorietta Baldy (502 Franklin Avenue) this evening at 8PM for Beer Geek Trivia -- part pub quiz, part "meet the brewer." Click here for more information.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Get 44 Beers For Only $30

With the NYC Good Beer Passport you can drink beers for less than $1.00 each all winter long. Spots include Bar Great Harry, East Village Tavern, The Stumble Inn and more! Click here to buy yours today. And check out all the places below!

  • 3 Sheets Saloon
  • Adobe Blues
  • Alphabet City Beer Company
  • Bar Great Harry
  • Beer Culture
  • Bootleg Mannings Bar & Grill
  • Bronx Alehouse
  • Clinton Hall
  • Craft House
  • Down The Hatch
  • East Village Tavern
  • Finback Brewery
  • Flagship Brewing Company
  • George Keeley’s
  • Glorietta Baldy
  • Gun Hill Brewing Co.
  • Hair of the Dog
  • HopsScotch
  • Jake’s Dilemma
  • Jeromes at Rivington F&B
  • John Brown Serious BBQ
  • Keg No. 229
  • Le Jardin Bistro
  • Malt & Mold – Gramercy
  • Malt & Mold – LES
  • Mission Dolores
  • Off The Wagon
  • Ox Cart Tavern
  • Pacific Standard
  • Paul’s “Da Burger Joint”
  • Peggy O’Neill’s
  • Play Sports Bar
  • SingleCut Beersmiths
  • The 13th Step
  • The Bronx Beer Hall
  • The Burger Bistro (Bay Ridge)
  • The Burger Bistro (Park Slope)
  • The Burger Bistro (UES)
  • The Gin Mill
  • The Otheroom
  • The Owl Farm
  • The Stumble Inn
  • Two Door Tavern

Monday, January 5, 2015

Free Cupcakes @ Georgetown Cupcakes In SoHo

As 2015 kicks off, we wanted to take a moment to remind you about one of our favorite NYC freebie "secrets." Everyday, the folks at Georgetown Cupcakes tweet out the name of a secret flavor. Be one of the first 100 people of the day to swing by and ask for that flavor... and they'll give it to you for free. That's FREE cupcakes -- every single day!

You can follow them on Twitter here.