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Brooklyn Barber vs. Met Opera Barber: Which One Is for You?
Brooklyn Barber vs. Met Opera Barber: Which One Is for You?

Brooklyn Barber vs. Met Opera Barber: Which One Is for You?

A little Brooklyn (of course!) upstart Loft Opera is battling the mighty Metropolitan Opera this week with competing Barbers of Seville. Our friend Michael, who sold his CPW co-op couple of years ago and moved to Brooklyn, has gotten involved with a local opera company called Loft Opera. He says that they’re young and fresh…
Mark These 7 Events on Your Calendars Right Now
Mark These 7 Events on Your Calendars Right Now

Mark These 7 Events on Your Calendars Right Now

It is hard to keep up with all the wonderful cultural offerings in New York City, but here are a few picks we find interesting right now: ON BROADWAY: The Last Ship, the new musical by Sting, is in previews at the Neil Simon Theater. Discount tickets are now available on TDF ($45) and other…
Birding for Boomers: Free Birdwatching Events in NYC Parks
Birding for Boomers: Free Birdwatching Events in NYC Parks

Birding for Boomers: Free Birdwatching Events in NYC Parks

By William Beavers Get out your binoculars! This fall catch a glimpse of migrating birds — some from as far away as the Arctic Circle — as they pass through the the city’s five boroughs on their way to Central and South America. New York is a major hub on the Atlantic Flyway, the path…
Opera for a Song: Lincoln Center’s Deals
Opera for a Song: Lincoln Center’s Deals

Opera for a Song: Lincoln Center’s Deals

Lincoln Center is the epicenter of classical music and opera in New York, but the tickets can be prohibitively expensive for city boomers on fixed income. However, once again, if you have some time and stamina and a little bit of luck, bargain tickets can be had to even the hottest performances. You just need…
NYC Boomer Discounts
NYC Boomer Discounts

NYC Boomer Discounts

For us boomers each birthday comes with a silver lining in the form of ever more discounts and special deals. The deals start coming as soon as we hit the big Five-Oh. More discounts roll in at 55 and 60 and 62 and 65, so it’s hard to keep track of all this windfall. One of…
Daily Deals Tricks and Traps
Daily Deals Tricks and Traps

Daily Deals Tricks and Traps

If you sign up for daily deals, your inbox will be flooded every morning with discount offers for restaurants, movies, deli lunches, kitchen tools, dental work, house cleaning, massages and everything in between.  For example, this morning I was offered French lessons, painting lessons, weekend getaways and all types of restaurant meals. And that was just from Amazon Local!  So,…
Theater at a Discount
Theater at a Discount

Theater at a Discount

By Evelyn Ehrlich Same Day Tickets Most every New Yorker knows about TKTS, the booth on Broadway that sells discounted tickets to on and off-Broadway plays and musicals. But what you may not know is that you don’t have to stand in the long line of tourists if you are seeking a ticket to a…
3 Go-To Websites for Free Lectures, Events and Programs
3 Go-To Websites for Free Lectures, Events and Programs

3 Go-To Websites for Free Lectures, Events and Programs

You can spend your entire day surfing the web and looking for all the wonderful things you could be doing if you got out of your house. Or you could just quickly check these three sites and head out to experience many wonderful events and activities – most free or dirt cheap – that NYC…