August 20, 2014

FREE Manicures at Michael Kors

What: In honor of 18 new nail shades from Michael Kors, swing by for a free manicure.
When: August 21st and 28th  |  10am to 6pm
Where: Madison Ave and 61st Street

August 16, 2014

India Day Parade

What: Celebrate all things India! Free food, fun, dancing, culture, parade and more! Fun for the whole family.
When: Sunday August 17th, 2014, Noon
Where: Madison Ave & E 38th St

August 15, 2014

Necktie Emporium Giveaway! (ends 8/29)

Necktie Emporium Giveaway Sponsored by Necktie Emporium

Co-Hosted by Pea of Sweetness

Necktie Emporium Giveaway

Necktie Emporium has the finest selection of neckties, zipper neckties, bow ties and clip on neckties.
All of their clip-on tie clips are guaranteed for the life of the necktie. Should your clip break, send it back to them and they will replace the clip. They feature the latest patents in necktie clips which offer the convenience and safety of a clip on tie, without looking like you are wearing a clip on necktie.


What: The Dream Up Festival is dedicated to new works. The festival is available to both performance groups and individuals. Plays, dance, musical theater, solo works and interdisciplinary material will all be welcome so long as they can co-exist in repertory with other productions in the festival lineup.
When: August 17th – September 7th, 2014
Where: Theater for the New City at 155 First Avenue (corner of E. 10th Street, East Village)
Tickets: $12-$20

The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival

What: The Downtown Dance Festival is NYC’s longest-running dance festival, ranging in style from classical ballet to post-modern, Indian classical to Afro-Cuban.
When: August 17th to 21st, 2014
Where: The Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park

Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

When: Sat. August 16th
Where: Boardwalk near Wonderwheel Park, Coney Island

Pop - Up Shop: CLOSED

What: Closed is making its US debut with a pop-up shop this weekend.
When: Thru Sep 28th
Where: Personnel of New York, 9 Greenwich Ave (between Christopher and 10th)

August 8, 2014

The Family of Jesus Book Giveaway! (ends 8/21)

The Family of Jesus Book Giveaway Sponsored by Family Christian
Hosted by Pea of Sweetness
Co-Hosted by Deals of Sweetness
The Family of Jesus Giveaway

Through The Family of Jesus, readers will develop an emotional connection to the family members of Jesus, learning about their lives and falling in love with Scripture along the way. In this Bible study, part of the Life-Changing Bible Study Series, bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury will make you laugh, cry and ultimately care more deeply about the Bible by helping you grasp the truths in Scripture not just with your mind, but with your heart.

August 7, 2014

Free Iggy Azalea Concert #IggyTODAY

What: Australian hip hop sensation Iggy Azalea is onto the fourth solo female rapper to reach #1 on the US Billboard 100 with her single Fancy. She's in NYC and will be performing for free at The Rock. Join her bright and early!
When: Friday, August 8th, 2014  |  7:00AM - 9:00AM
Where: Rockefeller Plaza

August 6, 2014

Prana Fall Into Fashion Giveaway! (ends 8/27)

Fall Into Fashion Giveaway!
Sponsored by: prAna Hosted by:  Savory Savings 
Michigan Saving & More, and Joan's 5 Star Reviews

Co-hosted by: Joy Makin' Mamas, Swanky POV,

prAna fall into fashion giveaway August 6 -27

Fall is right around the corner and it is time to start thinking of sweaters, jeans and knit hats!  Krista over at Savory Savings recently shared about her favorite sustainable clothing company, prAna, and about their new fall fashion line that just launched!  Be sure to head over there and see a few of her favorite pieces including a fantastic and versatile wrap sweater that is perfect for casual chic or flirty fun!
How would you like to expand your fall wardrobe with an outfit (top, bottom AND accessory*!) from prAna?  If you would like a chance to win, enter with the Giveaway Tool below.  If you have won a prAna giveaway anytime from another blog in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from August 6 through August 27, 2014 at 11 PM CST and is open to US residents, ages 18 and older.  Entries will be verified.  Winners will be notified via email (consider adding to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.
Good Luck!

August 5, 2014

Lightsaber Battle NYC 2014

What: Join us for a massive battle of Jedi vs. Sith in New York City. Pick a side of the force and use that venerable, ancient, glowing tool: the lightsaber, in the ultimate nocturnal showdown. In the past we have attracted up to 1000 warriors, and we can expect more this year :)
How it Works
For every $10 you contribute, we will reserve one lightsaber for you. Each lightsaber changes up to 6 colors is about 3' long. You will walk up to a big truck full of lightsabers, say your name, and we will give you the sabers.
After all the sabers have been distributed, we will gather in the park, split into Jedi and Sith, and the battle will begin!

When: August 9th, 2014
Where: TBD

August 4, 2014

Launch Party: Marie-Helene Bertino Presents 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

What: On the eve of the release of her much-anticipated debut novel, Greenlight Bookstore throws a shindig for Brooklyn-based author Marie-Helene Bertino. For 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas, Bertino tells the story of three lost souls: a nine-year-old aspiring jazz singer, a lovelorn fifth grade teacher, and a nightclub owner about to lose it all. Tonight's festivities include vintage jazz from Lapis Luna, a short reading and Q&A with Bertino, followed by a reception with wine and sweets.
When: Monday, August 4th, 7:30pm
Where: Greenlight Bookstore: 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY

John Legend: The All Of Me Tour

What: Nine-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling artist John Legend will bring his highly acclaimed All Of Me Tour to The Barclays Center for one night only. The single marks Legend’s highest selling and charting single of his career to date, with more than 3 million sales in the U.S.
When: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 |  8:00PM - 11:00PM
Where: Barclays Center

August 3, 2014

Faucet Face Giveaway! (ends 8/16)

Faucet Face Giveaway Sponsored by Faucet Face

Hosted by Deals of Sweetness

Co-Hosted by Pea of Sweetness

Faucet Face Giveaway
What is all the hype with bottled water? Plastic bottles, even when with good intentions of recylcing, have caused so much waste. And the water? Is it really better? People are discovering water from the tap is just as good if not better!
Faucet Face wants to change all that! They want to bring back tap water's dignity and give it a makeover!

Emilee at Deals of Sweetness doesn't believe the bottled water hype and was on the lookout for great glass water bottles that they could take with them on the go. Check out her full Faucet Face glass water bottles review.

Would you like a great glass water bottle? One winner will receive the bottle of their choice! This giveaway begins on 8/3 and ends on 8/16 at 10:00pm (times are Central) and is open to US residents ages 18+. Please refer to the full terms and conditions in the Giveaway Tools.

Disclosure: Emilee from Deals of Sweetness and Pea of Sweetness received free product(s) to facilitate her review. No other compensation was received. Participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

August 2, 2014

Younique 3D Fiber Lashes Giveaway! (ends 8/15)

Younique Giveaway Sponsored by Vicki's Younique

Hosted by Deals of Sweetness

Co-Hosted by Pea of Sweetness

Younique 3D Fiber Lashes Giveaway
Younique’s simple three-step process combines Transplanting Gel and Natural Fibers to help create the appearance of incredible thickness and volume to your existing lashes. Watch as your lashes transform into something you have only dreamed of! The 3D Fiber Lashes are water resistant but easily washes off with warm water and facial cleanser at the end of the day. Try it! It will quickly become your favorite makeup must-have!
Emilee at Deals of Sweetness is always looking for safer products, and was excited to try Younique products and was impressed by others' results! Check out her full Younique review.

Would you like dramatic lashes? One winner will receive Younique 3D Lashes! This giveaway begins on 8/2 and ends on 8/15 at 10:00pm (times are Central) and is open to US residents ages 18+. Please refer to the full terms and conditions in the Giveaway Tools.

  Disclosure: Emilee from Deals of Sweetness and Pea of Sweetness received free product(s) to facilitate her review. No other compensation was received. Participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.