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

Mar 192016
NY Auto Show preview: Maserati SUV

Get your first look at the first-ever Maserati SUV at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The Maserati Levante is one of more than 100 world premiere and North American premieres and the popular show, which opens to the Read More

Mar 122016
Spring forward tonight

One of the surest sign of spring is when we have to reset our physical and internal clocks. Remember to Spring Forward and set your clocks and watches one hour ahead when you go to sleep tonight, so you won’t Read More

Feb 272016
Delta serves food grown in Brooklyn

 Thanks, Delta for serving food items grown in Brooklyn, by Gotham Greens. Yes, Brooklyn. Here’s an article reprinted from the Delta website about the advantages of local sourcing for international menus: A rooftop in the middle of Brooklyn may seem Read More

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