Feb 142017
Poutine Week at NYC Mile End Deli

Poutine is to Canada as hot dogs, burgers and pizza are to the USA, and with just as many variations. NYC Poutine Week celebrates the dish that starts with French fries, gravy and cheese curds, at all three NYC locations Read More

Feb 062017
NYC free exhibit: Anti-Semitism and Zionism

Religious intolerance is a topical subject anytime, including since the controversy over the Trump Administration ban on Muslim immigration. This FREE exhibition on the Roots of Zionism explores how it grew from anti-Semitism.  Perhaps you’ll find parallels to today’s news Read More

Jan 142017
International Elie Wiesel tribute in NYC

Join an international tribute to author, humanitarian and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in NYC on Sunday, Jan. 29th. The FREE event includes a reading of his seminal work, Night, by celebrities including Joel Grey, Itzhak Perlman, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and Read More

Jan 062017
New York Jewish Film Festival 2017

The year marks the 26th edition of the New York Jewish Film Festival, including a special tribute to the life and work of Gene Wilder, films about Jews in Ghana, the importance of hummus,  art as a weapon against war, Read More

Jan 032017
Broadway shows closing in January

January 2017 is the final curtain for several long-running and popular Broadway shows, including Jersey Boys and The Color Purple. Tickets often are discounted for the closing days, so it’s a good time to see something you’ve been putting off, Read More

Jan 022017
Best NYC Jewish delis for overstuffed sandwiches

Make mine pastrami on rye. Or corned beef on rye. With a briny full sour pickle on the side. Despite the demise of the famous Carnegie Deli, the traditional Jewish deli is alive and well in NYC.  These are the Read More

Dec 302016
NYC free and cheap weekend guide Dec. 30 to Jan. 2

Here are more than a dozen FREE and cheap things to do this New Year’s holiday weekend. The NYCOTC free and cheap weekend guide always features $20 or less to enjoy NYC on the cheap with no apologies Unless a Read More

Dec 292016
Farewell to New Yorkers we lost in 2016

In 2016, New York City lost some famous born-here natives, and others who famously adopted NYC. From the big screen to the TV screen, Broadway stage and the world’s concert stages, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, a First Lady, a Read More

Dec 262016
NYC free this week Dec. 26-30

Cheap is good, free is better, and there’s plenty of both Monday to Friday this holiday week, Dec. 26-30. Everything on our list is FREE or under $20, so you can enjoy New York City on the cheap. Best freebies Read More

Dec 242016
Broadway shows closing soon

The final curtain is near for several long-running and popular Broadway shows, including Fiddler on the Roof, Jersey Boys and The Color Purple. Many shows are discounted for their closing days, so it’s a good time to see something you’ve Read More

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