Feb 202017
NYC for kids: Spring break events

Avoid complaint of “I’m bored” this spring break week by taking the kids or the grandkids to one or more of these special family-friendly events, including FREE admission to top New York City attractions. Admission to 400 National Park Service Read More

Feb 082017
NYC snow day: Best sledding hills

Let it snow. Here are the best sledding hills in parks in all five boroughs. Head for these popular sledding hills, including those designated by the NYC Dept. of Parks for Snow Day fun. That’s when there are Park Rangers Read More

Feb 022017
Free entry to NYC museums with bank card

It’s the first weekend of the month, and that means Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers can visit museums for free in New York City through the bank’s Museums On Us  program. Just show your Bank of America or Read More

Jan 312017
NYC free: FordHub City of Tomorrow exhibit opens in Oculus

Want to see the future?  Visit the new FordHub “City of Tomorrow” exhibit in the new Oculus transportation and shopping center in Lower Manhattan, opening today. FordHub shows us how we’ll be getting around NYC and elsewhere via interactive exhibits Read More

Jan 302017
NYC discount theater tickets $15 or less

The Harlem Repertory Theater is one of the great “little” companies in NYC, currently offering three iconic, favorite shows for $15 or less.  Get tickets now for A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz and Ain’t Misvehavin’, for performances in Read More

Jan 262017
Native American dance, music performances

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers celebrate their 42nd annual concert of traditional music, dance and storytelling with two weekends of performances, this weekend and next, on the Lower East Side. The group is made up of members of various tribes who Read More

Jan 132017
Central Park Ice Festival 2017 Feb. 11

Even though the snow from last weekend’s storm is gone, there will be plenty of ice on Feb. 11th for the annual Central Park Ice Festival, with a FREE ice-carving demo of a favorite statue and a silent disco to Read More

Jan 122017
Buy and sell LEGO parts, sets, minifigures

Toys on the cheap: If there’s a LEGO fanatic in your family, as there is in mine, this website marketplace to buy, sell or trade LEGO parts, sets and minifigures is a great way to save money. Consider BrickLink as Read More

Dec 232016
NYC free and cheap weekend guide Dec. 23-26, 2016

Here are more than a dozen FREE and cheap things to do this Xmas and Hanukkah holiday weekend. The NYCOTC free and cheap weekend guide is always $20 or less, to enjoy NYC for less, with no apologies Unless a price Read More

Dec 222016
Hanukkah in NYC 2016 guide

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, begins on Dec. 24th, which is also Christmas Eve. Whether you are lighting a Menorah or waiting for Santa, put these these Hanukkah events, family-friendly and for grownups only, including FREE Menorah lighting ceremonies. Everything Read More

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