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Mar 23, 2017

New York City Attractions: Where, When, How, and For Less!

If your're visiting New York City attractions, check out my secrets for super discounts, history of the attractions, and all the facts you need to visit and enjoy them!

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Mar 22, 2017

Visiting the Empire State Building? Don't Go Without These Discount Coupons!

Empire State Building: A Local's Guide To Discounts, Visitor Information, Hours, Travel, and Interest ing Facts

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Mar 18, 2017

Discount Broadway Theater Tickets

I'll show you how to obtain Discount Broadway Theater Tickets so cheaply, that you'll be able to go every night if you want!

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Mar 10, 2017

Milly Sample Sale! Save Big Starting 3/13!

Enjoy Milly ready to wear, swim and accessories at exceptional prices starting Monday at their sample sale! (Many are one of a kind!)

Here are the operating hours:
Monday 03/13 1pm - 7pm
Tuesday 03/14 11am - 7pm
Wednesday 03/15 11am - 7pm
Thursday 03/16 11am - 7pm

Sale takes place at clothingline sample sales, 261 W 36 St, 2nd floor, NYC.

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Mar 08, 2017

A Celebration of International Women's Day Today!

NYC Parks Presents: A Free Celebration of International Women's Day this evening! There will be exercise classes, including a self-defense demonstration, followed by a Q&A panel. We ask that you bring an item of gently used professional clothing as part of a donation* to Dress for Success.

Schedule of Activities
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Four 30 Minute Fitness Classes
7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Self-Defense Demonstration
8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Special Panel of Guest Speakers Q & A Session

Event takes place at
Recreation Center 54
348 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022

Mar 08, 2017

Enjoy Japan Week in Grand Central Station

Swing by Grand Central Station today 3/8, through Friday, 3/10 and enjoy Japan Week in Vanderbilt Hall.

This year's festival will present a traditional Japanese Zen garden where busy New Yorkers can stop by to find a peaceful moment. Featuring many of Japan’s well-known exhibitors, the 2017 Japan Week will showcase both traditional and modern Japanese culture by promoting a range of Japanese products and services. Visitors are able to receive Japanese tourism materials as well as experience arts, crafts, food, and futuristic high technology. The story of Chiune Sugihara, Japan’s Oskar Schindler will also be introduced. Don't miss it!

Mar 07, 2017

Grand Central Terminal: A NYC Architectural Jewel

Grand Central Terminal is one of NYC's most popular tourist attractions! I'll show you how to tour it for free with a professional and you'll understand it's why it's so popular. Go, go, go!!

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Mar 07, 2017

Easter Holiday: Best Guide To Discounted Fun

Easter Holiday is an ideal time to spend in New York City. Find the most comprehensive guide to the holiday along with hidden deals found by the discount detective!

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Feb 11, 2017

Winter DayLife at the Lowline Lab: Sunday, 2/12

Enjoy the second annual Winter DayLife event at the Lowline Lab tomorrow, Sunday, February 12.

This event features everyone's favorite food and drink vendors from Essex Street Market, just across the street from the Lowline Lab. Grab your favorite fare and sample the best of Essex Street Market -- from pastries, to pickle dogs, to giant prosciutto sandwiches -- all in the Lowline's virtual outdoor reality space.

This is one of the Lowline's FINAL weekend before closing the Lab in March 2017 -- see it while you can!!**

Winter DayLife will take place on Sunday, February 12th from 11am-5pm. Participating vendors include:
Formaggio Essex
Puebla Mexican Food & Coffee Shop
Pain D'avignon
Tra La La
Lower Eastside Girls Club
Osaka Grub
Arancini Bros
Porto Rico Importing Company
Saxelby Cheesemongers
Ni Japanese Deli

Lowline Lab is located at 140 Essex Street, Manattan.

Feb 11, 2017

FREE Traditional Chinese New Year's Celebration Today

Ring in the lunar new year at a year of the rooster celebration with traditional chinese dance, music, and a lion parade presented with the New York Chinese cultural center. This free event takes place at Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan, today, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Log on to Brookfieldplaceny.com for more information.

Feb 11, 2017

Central Park Ice Festival Today! FREE!

Swing by Central Park (Naumburg Bandshell (Mid-Park from 66th to 72 Streets) today, Saturday, 2/11, and enjoy the FREE Ice Festival, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM!

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Live ice carving by Okamoto Studio

Bites, treats, and food truck fare for purchase by Uncle Gussy’s Greek, Crepe Crave, Wafels and Dinges, and Don Café.

Sculpting station: Mold your very own iconic Central Park statue

Dazzling lights in a romantic Central Park setting!

Log on to http://www.centralparknyc.org for more information!

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Feb 09, 2017

Free Shake Shack Burger!!

Shake Shack® has announced the first-ever mobile ordering Shack App for iOS, available nationwide. To celebrate the occasion, Shake Shack is giving away a free single ShackBurger® to each guest who downloads the new Shack App, redeemable at any U.S. Shack (with the exception of airports, stadiums and ballparks) until Tuesday, February 28th, 2017.

To get a free ShackBurger, download the Shack App, create an account and use the promo code “shackappy” at checkout.

This is a no brainer!

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Feb 08, 2017

2017 Hot Chocolate Festival

Love Hot Chocolate? Yep, us too! So swing by the City Bakery through Tuesday, February 28 and enjoy the flavor of the day! The City Bakery is located at 3 W. 18th Street in Manhattan. The flavors range from caramel hot chocolate to bourbon hot chocolate to banana peel hot chocolate and much, much more! Log on to thecitybakery.com for more details.

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Feb 07, 2017

2016 Grand Central Holiday Train Show (Through Sunday, February 12)

Yup, there's still time to catch the 2016 Grand Central Holiday Train Show if you missed it. Gather the kids, or go solo, through this Sunday, February 12. Grand Central Station is located at 87 East 42 Street. Enjoy!

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Feb 06, 2017

2 for $20 Meals at Boston Market

Enjoy 2 individual meals, 2 drinks, and 2 desserts for only $20 at Boston Market now through March 26. Either way you slice it, it's a deal!

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Feb 05, 2017

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets: The Ultimate For Savings On Everything

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets: check out my secret hidden discounts that you can use to save EVEN more on steeply discounted itemas clothings such , housewares, luggage, and just about everything!

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Feb 05, 2017

Free Nutella Day: Today!

Celebrate National Nutella Day with Free Nutella Rolls from Sushi Sushi in Greenwich Village at 126 Macdougal Street, from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM today!

Chow down on their delicious Banana Nutella Rolls for which they have become known! All you have to do is RSVP, show up, and ask for your roll!Click here to RSVP and enjoy!

Feb 05, 2017

Enjoy the Westminster Dog Show FOR LESS!

Going to the Westminster Dog Show on February 13 and/or 14? Why pay more? Pay less. Tickets will usually set you back $40 per ticket. But, score tickets at the discounted rate of $28...by clicking here!

Jan 09, 2017

Shack Track & Field Brooklyn: January 10

Open to all ages and abilities, Shack (Shack) Track & Field hosts free community runs on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Best part: your first drink back at the Shack is on us!

The DUMBO STF starts AND finishes at the DUMBO Shack (1 Old Fulton Street). Meet at 7PM for a 3-5 mile run along the Brooklyn Bridge Park piers.

As a bonus, they will transport your gear from the shop to the Shack.

Jan 05, 2017

2 For 1 Broadway Show Tickets On Sale TODAY!

Enjoy "Broadway Week from January 17 through February 5 when you'll have the opportunity to score 2 tickets for the price of 1 to the following shows:
Cirque du Soleil Paramour
Dear Evan Hansen
The Front Page
In Transit
Kinky Boots
The Lion King
Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812
Oh, Hello on Broadway
On Your Feet
Phantom of the Opera
School of Rock
Tickets are on sale today, January 5. Just use code BWAYWK when purchasing online or in person. Enjoy!

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Jan 03, 2017


Swing by Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway at 36th Street, today through Saturday, January 7, 2017, for the 20th Annual NYC Shoe-Inn Warehouse Sale! All shoes are just $20 - $95, and boots are $50 - $250. You'll find real name brands including but not limited to: Vince • Stuart Weltzman • Fly London • Tory Burch • Ugg's • Paul Mayer • Converse • Kate Spade • Superga • Birkenstock • Fit Flops • Fontini & Baker • Sigerson Morrison • Charles David • DVF • Belle Vince Camuto • Ash • Ivana Trump • Rebecca Minkoff • Dolce Vita Gentle Souls • Kors • André Assous • Steve Madden • Sam Edelman • Vera Wang Aquatalia • Nina Marc Joseph • Frye • Jack Rodgers • Via Spiga • Chloe • Tom's • Michael Kors • Minnetonka • Vic Matie • See by Chloe • Hunter • Free People • Sperry Top-Sider • Dr Martins • Enrico Antinori • Dansko • Freebird Hudson • Lola Cruz • Lucchesse.

Hours are Monday through Friday, 9am-7pm and Saturday, from 10am-4pm!


Dec 27, 2016

Free Concert at Lincoln Center, Thursday, 12/29

Swing by the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center (Broadway between 62 and 63 Streets) on Thursday, December 29, 7:30 pm and enjoy a free concert by Batida!

Using African rhythms mixed with EDM, Pedro Coquenão (a.k.a. Batida) is changing the face of African electronic music. Born in Huambo, Angola, and raised in the suburbs of Lisbon, Batida is the rare electronic artist who translates his impeccable music production into an equally thrilling live show. Surrounded by other musicians and dancers, he uses choreography, video projections, and handmade props to help him represent each story. He has performed at Glastonbury, Roskilde, Pitch, Lowlands, Eurockéennes, Nuits Sonores, Les Suds à Arles, Transmusicales, Eurosonic, Babel, Womad Festival, Eurosonic, and Womex.

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Dec 26, 2016

Christmas In New York City: An Endless Array of Holiday Fun!

Long Time Resident Offers Best and Discounted Ways to Ensure Your Christmas in New York City is filled with Wonder and Magic. Follow my helpful tips and suggestions that you won't find anywhere else

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Dec 26, 2016

DISCOUNT TICKETS TO The 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Tickets to The 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show are usually $48, but through this special discounted offer, you can snag the for $28. But, tickets are going fast so act quickly! Click here for tickets!

"Dogs are humans' best friend, and our fascination with these loyal creatures never seems to fade. Celebrate all things canine when The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show comes to Madison Square Garden for its 141st consecutive show -- making it the second-longest-running sporting event in the United States, behind only the Kentucky Derby. During this two-day event, hundreds of dogs will roll in from across the country to compete in categories such as Best in Group and Best in Show. Your ticket even includes access to a "behind-the-scenes" visit with the preliminary winners before the final judging."

Dec 18, 2016

Beer Fun on January 1

Beer enthusiasts can check out Brooklyn Brewery on January 1 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to get a free tour of the brewery. The brewery offers the free tours on weekends, with beer available for purchase starting at $5.

Dec 18, 2016

Desigual Sample Sale: Starts Tomorrow! 12/18/2016

Just in time for the holidays, save big at the Desigual sample sale. You'll find items for women & kids including clothing in all sizes and bags!

You'll also find DL1961 - denim for women & men; Plush - hats, gloves, scarves & socks, plus, assorted designer perfume for women & men!

Sales runs beginning tomorrow December 19, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; through December 20, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm at Clothingline Sample Sales, 261 W 36 St, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 1001!

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Dec 16, 2016

See An Amazing Gingerbread Village!

The International Culinary Center's 2016 Gingerbread Village will be featured exclusively at the Museum of Food and Drink in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 62 Bayard Street, now through Saturday, December 31! Hours are between the hours of 12pm and 6pm.This year’s village, created by ICC Director of Pastry Arts Jansen Chan and student volunteers from the Professional Pastry Arts program, will pay tribute to the historic melting pot of all immigrants in the United States.

Dec 16, 2016

Elf: Free Screening

Grab some delicious holiday food and treats and enjoy a Will Ferrell’s Buddy the elf at this screening of the 2003 holiday favorite, which also features Amy Sedaris and Bob Newhart. What a nice way to spend some time during this holiday. 150 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn (bkbazaar.com). Tue 20 at 8pm.

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Dec 04, 2016

New Years Eve in NYC: Awesome Low Cost and Free Options

Spending New Years Eve in NYC? It will be a holiday that you'll never forget. Select from lots of low cost and even free options to see the new year in!

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Dec 02, 2016

Dec 6: Tickets for "Kids' Night on Broadway" Go on Sale!!!

Kids' Night on Broadway will take place in New York City on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Tickets will go on sale December 6th at 10:30 am.Young people age 18 and under can see a participating Broadway show for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. The fun also includes great family-friendly restaurant deals, special offers, events and activities. When tickets go on sale, enter KIDS2017 in the promo box to get the buy one, get one free deal.

Shows included are top hits including:

Take advantage of this amazing deal and enjoy a memorable evening with your child!

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Nov 23, 2016

Head to Dunkin' Donuts today for $1.99 Brewed Expresso Beverages

Today is National Espresso Day! Head to Dunkin’ Donuts to score medium sizes of its fresh-brewed espresso beverages for $1.99 - just for today. Cappuccino, latte, macchiato...you can have whatever you like. Run!

Nov 23, 2016

Thanksgiving In New York City: Resident Shares Best Things To Do & See

Create a fantastic Thanksgiving in New York City by choosing holiday activities from my list! You'll benefit from my experience, great tips, and discount secrets!

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Nov 23, 2016

Free Rides in NYC Through December 5

Enjoy FREE rides in Manhattan from the OTHER ride service called GETT TOGETHER! The rides are now FREE through December 5, after which they will charge a $3 flat fee. These free rides are a way of introducing their new service which is geared to fill a gap.

These rides are available workday weekdays only and during rush hours, 7-10 am and 5-8 pm. Rides are around special paths: on the east side from 6th to 96th Streets; and on the west side from 50th to 96th Street.

I love the fare! Download their app for details.

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Nov 23, 2016

Central Park Discovery Walks for Families: PARK-itecture on Nov 26

Date: November 26, 2016, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Inside Central Park at the Information Kiosk at East 72nd Street

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Help to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design.

Pre-registration required as space is limited. Ages 5+. Families only; maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits. Click here to register.

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Nov 23, 2016

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: Best Tips

Nothing defines the holiday se,ason like the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony! Learn when, how and the best place to view this delightful ceremony plus packages for VIP viewing.

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Nov 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Dinner in NYC: Lots of Affordable Options

Looking for an Affordable Thanksgiving Dinner in NYC? Your search is over! Check out this comprehensive list of high quality, reasonably priced options for you!

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