Dear Internet, I am sad to announce that Cheap and Free NYC will cease to exist. I started this website for a class, and, since I’m done with my course, I have to stop. I will be traveling over the next year or so, and it would be too difficult to continue the website on the road. Thank you to everyone who visited this space and … Continue reading Thank you!
THINGS TO DO Golden Globe Awards Screening Party, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 6pm – 11pm The skint presents a free Golden Globe Awards Screening Party. Get a free glass of champagne with RSVP. Free. Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off, Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th St – East Village, 8pm Female comics and burlesque acts share the stage at Stand Up and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/6) Golden Globes Screening Party, Joe Pera
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THINGS TO DO “I Hear a Symphony:” Supremes and Dreamgirls Holiday Tribute Extravaganza, Queens Library (Central) – Auditorium, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard – Queens, 6pm – 7:30pm Get in the holiday spirit with Culture Connection’s Supremes and Dreamgirls inspired musical tribute with Emilie Surtees. Surtees is an independent recording artist who performs tribute shows at some of New York’s premiere venues. Free. RSVP. Fit by HIIT Holiday … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/20) Tribe Alliance, JD Samson
THINGS TO DO Draw from Life, The Plaxall Gallery – Queens, 7pm – 10pm Draw from a live nude model, have a free drink and listen to cool music in a beautiful 12,000 sf art gallery. $10. Book Report Battle, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 11pm Book Report Battle is an live game show series where three comedians compete to present the best book report … Continue reading Around NYC Today (3/1) Draw From Life, Book Report Battle, Toy Store Comedy
THINGS TO DO Hester Street Fair, Intersection of Essex Street and Hester Street (LES), Oct. 14 (Sat.), 11am – 6pm This week’s vendor line-up includes Blix, by REVEAL, Chokola, Delicate Raymond, Hetmans, etc. Free. Fall Festival, Forest Park (Queens), 12pm – 3pm Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more. Free. SkowheganPerforms, Socrates Sculpture Park, 1pm – 5pm SkowheganPerforms, now in its seventh season, … Continue reading Around NYC Today: Hester Street Fair, Fall Festival, Britpop Dance Party
THINGS TO DO Haunted Halloween Trivia, Ocean Breeze Park (Staten Island), 6pm, Kick off the Halloween season with a Friday the 13th haunted trivia event. Enjoy a spooky evening and compete with teams of up to 4 people for a chance to win prizes. Free Day at the Whitney Museum, The Whitney Museum (Meatpacking District), 7pm – 10pm Pay what you want (even $0.01) at … Continue reading Around NYC Today: Free Day at the Whitney Museum, Comedy/ Dance Party
THINGS TO DO Outdoor Exercise, Morningside Park, 7am – 8am Fitness walks in Morningside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group. Free. Rainbow Flag Ceremony at Stonewall, Stonewall National Monument (Greenwich Village), 12pm The Rainbow Flag, the international symbol of LGBT liberation … Continue reading Oct. 11 (Wed), Rainbow Flag at Stonewall, Pole Play, Jackknife Comedy
THINGS TO DO Malachy McCourt, Shakespeare and Co. (UES), 6:30pm The celebrated author and actor Malachy McCourt will read from his memoir, Death Need Not Be Fatal. RSVP at email@example.com Riverside HIIT, Riverside Park, 6:30pm Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of fat-burning exercises. Bring your own mat. Free. Cities in the Age of Climate Change, Bluestockings Bookstore, 7pm Join Bluestockings and Verso Books for … Continue reading Oct. 10 (Tue), HONK NYC Kick Off Party, Pandora’s Box, Malachy McCourt
THINGS TO DO Indigenous Peoples Day, Harlem River Field Rethink Columbus Day with this two Day Indigenous Celebration. With performances from Native American artists, musicians and poets. Monday event starts at sunrise with a ceremony. Free. Columbus Day Parade, 11am Parade moves up Fifth Avenue from 47th Street to 72nd Street. There’s also a red carper area between 67th Street and 69th Street. Free. Rikers … Continue reading Oct. 9 (Mon.), Indigenous Peoples Day, Columbus Day, Myq Kaplan
Oct. 7 (Saturday) THINGS TO DO ModArts Dance Collective Rehearsal and Season Preview, Arts on Site NYC (Greenwich Village), 4:30pm Watch an open rehearsal and a preview of ModArts Dance Collective’s (MADC) upcoming 2017-18 season. MADC will show three works in process and answer questions regarding their creative process. $10. Dance the Night Away with Swing, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (Harlem), 5pm Celebrate Harlem’s most … Continue reading Cheap and Free Weekend: Brooklyn Lit Crawl, Salsa Party, Pants Off
THINGS TO DO Get Animated Invasion, 107 Grand St., 12pm-7pm Your favorite childhood cartoons invade Manhattan in this immersive, 360-degree pop-up celebrating all things Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry, and more. Weave in and out of eight unforgettable cartoon realms, including a Scooby-Doo Spooky Woods, a Flintstone’s Ice Cream Bar and a Marvin The Martian Planet. Free. RSVP. Self Storage NYC Opening Celebration, Flux Factory … Continue reading Oct. 6 (Fri), Get Animated Invasion, Self Storage NYC, Tales from the Hood
THINGS TO DO Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, 12pm – 6pm. Buy fresh produce and prepared food at this weekly event. Free. Taking Shape- Opening Reception, NU Hotel (Brooklyn), 6pm NU Hotel Brooklyn and Welancora Gallery present Taking Shape, the second edition in their collaboration of quarterly art exhibitions with art exclusively by Brooklyn artists. Featuring works by … Continue reading Oct. 5 (Thursday), Alice Through the Looking Glass, Bodega Cat Comedy
THINGS TO DO Open Editing Sessions in East New York, New Lots Library (Brooklyn), 2pm-8pm Want to learn video editing? If you’ve got a project in CS6, or you just want to see Premiere in action, there will be an instructor on hand to talk about editing, help you with your projects, and show you some tips and tricks. Free. Slice Out Hunger’s $1 Pizza Party, The … Continue reading Oct. 4 (Wed), $1 Pizza Party, Nasty Women, Sean Donnelly
THINGS TO DO Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), 7:30am – 8:30am One hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Free. Fitness Walk, Fort Trotten Park (Queens), 9am – 10am Join a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles) Haiti, Brooklyn, Harlem: An Artist’s Perspective, El … Continue reading Oct. 3 (Tues.), Adult Swim on the Green, Punderdome, Bradford Morrow