Friday, January 29, 2010

Weekender: Jan 29-31

Wow, can you believe it's the last weekend of January already?  We were just partying it up for new years, right?  It just means we have to keep living it up every moment, before it all passes by!  I know I have been a bit MIA lately, and thank you to the few of you who reached out to make sure I was ok (I'm good!: ) - I've just been more focused on other life things, but that's why you should be an NYColor facebook fan or  follow on Twitter, because I have been able to update those more lately.  Do it anyways!

In general though, I feel like there haven't been as many things to check out (except Tim Burton @ MoMa, very cool!)...but wait til it gets warmer: ).  Summer will be here soon enough = street festivals, outdoor fun, and lots of other free events!  In the are some upcoming things I'm checking out, and you should come along too!

WEEKENDER: Jan 29-31
Let's go out and have some fun!

FRI 1/29 - tonight!
  • 930-12p: Come dance with us @ Sandra Cameron - FREE - Salsa and Swing lesson @ 930p and wine and cheese too! [199 Lafayette St, 1 block south of Spring St]
  • "When in Rome" also comes out in theaters - looks cute: )
SAT 1/30 -
  • 2-6p: FREE Beer Tour on the hour @ Chelsea Brewery Co. - "Find out how beer is made while tasting samples of some of the breweries finest and sip $4 pints overlooking the Hudson River afterwards." via [Chelsea Piers, Pier 59 - 17th St and Hudson River]
  • 2010 Idiotard is on tomorrow!  I'm still reading up about this, but apparently it's like Alaska's dog sledding event, except with teams of 5 in NYC pushing their own custom shopping that's what it is if you see it!  [Starting point is in Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria]
  • 945p-2a: Jazz Night w/ Victor Lin + Joshua Crumbly @ Knickerbocker - great for a date or just to catch up over drinks and dessert! [33 University Place (at E 9th St)]
  • 11-12p: DJ Lani Love is spinning @ Public Assembly in Williamsburg!  Definitely a good time!
SUN 1/31 -
  • 8p: The Grammys are on!
  • Sunday Food Deals! 
    • Remember $1 tacos from Mayahuel? In the East Village, only open for dinner.
    • Now, 9-11p @ Pasita in the West Village - get a FREE pizza w/ purchase of 2 glasses of wine or beer.
UPCOMING - Events and Deals!
Have a good weekend, friends!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

NYRewind: 1/25 The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart

On Monday, I joined Karrie G. @ The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart!  The special guest was Bill Gates, who did not give away any cars (haha), but he talked about his foundation and focus on fighting global poverty and malaria.  Jon was super funny as well.  Another great NY event: )

woo-hoo!  Check out the full episode here:

NYRewind: 1/16 The Engadget Show

A bit overdue, but check out Greg R. and I's adventure to The Engadget Show!  This is's webcast show that features the latest in technology.  This was a free event, and Greg and I both entered and got a guaranteed seat from Sprint.  It was a great event!

This show featured Eric Tsang from Google, chatting (and giving away) the Nexus 1 phone!  Funny guys!

The Engadget team also showed some of the latest from the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), including the tablet that everyone has been buzzing about today AND a cool flying device that can be controlled with an iPhone.

We didn't win the phone unfortunately, but we enjoyed the interview and seeing some cool things to look forward to in 2010.  Thanks to Greg for the heads up!

Check out the full show here (you can see us in the audience: )!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Free $25 Gift Certif from Uncle Jack's Steakhouse!

UPDATE 1/27: My gift card came in the mail today! woo hoo!

Hello friends!

This looks like a good one, especially if you enjoy a good steak - 3 easy steps!

  1. Become a facebook and twitter fan of Uncle Jack's Steakhouse today (links via NYCDailyDeals)
  2. Email with your home address
  3. You should receive a FREE $25 gift card, good for anytime.  There looks to be some good lunch specials, especially at the 56th st location.

I'll let you know when I get mine so we can go!  Who's in for lunch??: )

p.s. check out their other free events too: "Wine Tasting Wednesdays (free wine with artisanal cheeses and fruit from 5PM - 7PM) and Ladies & Gents Thursdays (free martinis for the ladies and scotches, ports, whiskeys, and bourbon for the guys from 5PM - 7PM)"