May 292016
 
Free museum admission for military and military families

More than 2,000 museums around the country, including in NYC and Tri-State area, are giving FREE admission to active-duty military and their families, from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend. The annual program is thanks to a collaboration between the Read More

May 292016
 
Free meals for military on Memorial Day

Current and former U.S. military members can get eat FREE on Memorial Day at several national restaurant chains, including Hooters and McCormick & Schmick’s. Just show a valid military ID, or arrive in uniform, to get the free entree, salad Read More

May 282016
 
Nathan's Famous 5 cent hot dogs today

Nathan’s Famous is celebrating its 100th birthday, and the official opening of NYC beaches, by rolling back the price of a hot dog to 5¢ apiece.  That was the original regular price in 1916 when Nathan’s Famous opened on the Read More

May 282016
 
Best NYC beaches by subway

Surf’s up! New York City is the only place in the world where you can take the subway to an ocean beach, including to go surfing. NYC beaches are open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend with lifeguards and Read More

May 282016
 
Brooklyn Film Festival 2016

  The Brooklyn Film Festival 2016 is June 3-12, featuring more than 100 new independent films and documentaries, including many East Coast and world premieres. Several screenings include talks by directors, actors or others involved in the production. Top premieres Read More

May 272016
 
NYC cheap Memorial Day weekend events

There’s always plenty to do free and cheap in NYC on weekends, and with an extra day for the Memorial Day holiday, there are more than usual. Everything on the NYCOTC cheap weekend list is $20 or less. That makes us Read More

May 272016
 
NYC visitor alert: horse carriage prices

NYC visitor alert: it will now cost you nearly $100 for a standard 40 minute ride around Central Park.  Horse and carriage drivers just got their first price increase since 2010, just in time for the start of the peak Read More

May 272016
 
Manhattanhenge 2016 this weekend

Manhattanhenge 2016 is this weekend.  Manhattanhenge is when the sun sets directly through the center of Manhattan cross streets. There are just a few days a year when the sun is directly in line with the Manhattan street grid, twice Read More

May 262016
 
7 NYC war memorials to visit FREE

The price of freedom is high. Here are seven top memorial sites in NYC where you can honor American war heroes any day of the year, not just on the three-day Memorial Day weekend.  Each of these NYC war memorials Read More

May 262016
 
McDonald's FREE fries on Fridays

Freebie Friday: Through July 22nd, McDonald’s is offering FREE medium fries with any purchase on Fridays. The offer is valid for the entire 24 hours on Fridays, but only to customers who have downloaded the McDonald’s mobile app. Registration also is Read More

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