Jun 262016
NYC news you might have missed in June

This is an occasional recap of recent NYC news you might have missed during the last few weeks. Top of our list is food news, about the new Anthony Bourdain food market and the old Katz’s Delicatessen: It’s opening date Read More

Jun 052016
NYC openings: Apple, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods

NYC openings: Brooklyn gets its first Apple Store, Manhattan gets another Trader Joe’s and another WholeFoods, and that controversial so-called Ground Zero Mosque is finally getting built in Lower Manhattan, blocks from the World Trade Center.   Here are the Read More

Jun 022016
Prepare for emergency with a Go Bag

Are you ready for an emergency, in case you and your family have to evacuate quickly? Pack an emergency Go Bag ready for storms, floods, hurricanes, or even a personal family emergency that requires immediate travel. Here’s the list of Read More

Apr 262016
Free recycling for electronics, e-waste

Tossing your unwanted electronics in the trash is a waste. Recycle your gear for FREE and get paid for it, too. You’ll be saving NYC landfills from harmful pollution from toxic elements, allowing valuable elements to be re-used, and getting Read More

Apr 192016
Vote today in NYC and NY State

There’s simply too much at stake not to vote in today’s New York State primary election today. If you don’t vote, you don’t have the right to complain about who wins. I won’t suggest who to vote for, although I Read More

Apr 072016
Musical instrument donation drive

Make a joyful noise by donating an unused musical instrument to support music education in underfunded public schools in NYC and Newark. The WQXR Instrument Drive is April 8-17, with drop-off locations throughout NYC and Northern New Jersey. Find a Read More

Mar 292016
NYC news you might have missed

This is an occasional feature on NYC on the Cheap: a recap of recent New York City news you might have missed. Top of our list is the news that NYC is expected to welcome a record number of tourists Read More

Mar 282016
McDonald's Money Monopoly Game returns

McDonald’s Money Monopoly Game returns, with millions of prizes, including four $50,000 cash prizes, including for playing online. There’s a one-in-four chance of winning a prize, usually a FREE menu item, when the  sweepstakes begins tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29th. The Read More

Mar 202016
Driving safety tips for spring snowstorms

Reminder that snow, slush and sleet make walking difficult and driving outright dangerous, including in spring snowstorms. Good advice for driving in bad weather is simple — don’t. But if you absolutely must drive in slippery slush, go slower than Read More

Mar 192016
International Pillow Fight Day 2016

There’s still time to register for the world’s largest pillow fight, next month.  International Pillow Fight Day 2016 is  Saturday, April 2nd in cities around the world — including New York City, of course, where you can join hundreds of Read More

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