Friday, May 4, 2012

More Cinco Weekend Fun

SAT 5/5 
  • Free Comic Book Day - find your local store here (like St. Marks Comics, Forbbiden Planet, Midtown Comics) and pick one up, free!
  • 10am-8pmBike Expo NY - For you bike lovers, FREE - "vendors, live-performances, hands-on programming, bike gear giveaways and of course, free bicycle classes" [Pier 36, E. River + South St + Montgomery St]
  • 6pm: Kentucky Derby - Jimmy Fallon said Bodemeister will win - which horse is your pick?
  • 6pm and 8pm: Old-time Mystery Radio - Go through the secret bookcase entrance to see the show (password FUN).  This does look fun! [$7 with RSVP: 212-243-0440, 44th Greenwich AVE bet 6th and 7th | Facebook]
  • 11:34pm: Look up to see the SUPERMOON aka the biggest and brightest full moon of the year!  It'll be about 15,300 miles closer to the Earth than normal.
  • Thru 5/13 - 3-5pm: Starbucks "Frappy Hour" - 1/2 priced Frappaccinos.
  • 4pm, Mon + Sat thru June: For Sleep No More lovers - check out this immersive murder mystery theater, Speakeasy Dollhouse (and don't be afraid to explore the secret passageways), $5 off promo code "help me" [LES].
  • Opening Wknd! Thru 6/1 Madison Square Eats - good eats (and drinks!) [MSP, B'way, 5th Ave, and 25th St]
  • Thru June: Check out Rafael Barrios' optical illusion sculptures on Park Ave, cooool.

Cinco Giveaway + Weekend Fun!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Let's kick it off with a little May GIVEAWAY, yay!

  • This one is from Leslie, the lovely and talented owner of customized stationary and design company, Slieberry Designs.  Have a wedding coming up or always wanted your own monogrammed letterhead: )?  She's your gal!
  • TO PLAY:  Guess my favorite flavor from her client Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, and win a $10 gift certificate (which she designed, of course: ).  Enter here! NYColor Facebook Page.

Sweet!  And now, here are some fun ways to get your Cinco on today Sat 5/5 - in addition to tacos and margaritas:
  • $5 Frito Pie (in a bag!) @ Anfora - What is it, you may ask? "Frito bags...[stuffed] with chile con carne, pico de gallo, and plenty of shredded cheese" - delicious: ) [34 8th Ave + Jane St/ 1, 2, 3 to 14th St]
  • 11am - 10pm: $5 Go-Go Curry Birthday - $5 single size curry + free shirts for the 5th, 55th, 155th etc. customer! [38th bet 7th and 8th]
  • 2pm and 830pm$5 Carnegie Hall Performances - with code: may13645 (reg $50-$100).
  • Cinco (and Kentucky Derby) - inspired Cupcakes!

    • Robicelli - Mint Julip, Abuelita, Tres Leches...and limited edition: "El Melocoton de la Muerte" aka Peach Ghost Chili Cupcake, right (hottest pepper in the world!) [Dekalb Market + other locs]  ooo! And just posted: Guava and Cream Cheese Gelato Ice Cream Sandwiches!
    • Kumquat Cupcakery - Whoa, check out these flavors: "Savory Cheddar Beer & Chipotle, Lime & Cilantro in tequila, and Mexican choco"! [BK Flea + Smorgasborg]
  • 9pm: Cinco Launch Party - free tacos, photo booth, music, why not: ) [Greenpoint Heights, 278 Nassau Ave]
Have fun!