The $450 Starbucks card goes on sale tomorrow


Image via Starbucks

Despite last year’s conspiracy-driven controversy, Starbucks has once again teamed up with flash sale site Gilt to offer $450 metal gift cards. In addition to being pre-loaded with $400, these “rose base metal” cards come with automatic enrollment in Gold-level Starbucks membership status, which involves free refills and birthday treats, among other perks.

This year, it almost seems like the two companies are trying to stir the pot a little more by reducing the number of gift cards from 5,000 to 1,000

New Year’s Eve Party for Kids

The adults aren’t the only ones who get to have fun on New  Year’s Eve! We’re having kids’ parties at Atlantic Grill, Wildwood BBQ, Bill’s Bar and Burger, and Isabella’s, complete with apple cider  toasts, face painting, sweet treats and more. Welcome 2014 with fun, games and  friends – all before the clock strikes midnight! Join the fun on Tuesday, December 31 from 12pm-4pm – booking available online or by phone!

Can’t make it to New Year’s Eve? We have Santa visiting Ruby  Foo’s on December 8th, 15th and 22nd and Bill’s Bar and Burger on December  14th and 21st! Don’t miss out on the chance to take a  picture with Santa and – of course – tell him any last minute gifts you want for  Christmas.


Your Black Friday guide


· Aéropostale: Get 50% off everything, plus free shipping on orders of $75 or more, through November 26.

· Alexander Wang: 40% off select fall and pre-fall 2013 items with code AWSALE13, for a limited time.

· BHLDN: Take 40% off select gowns reception dresses, bridesmaids, shoes, accessories and décor.

· Bloomingdale’s: Take $25 off almost every $200 you spend through December 1.

· Calypso St. Barths: Take 50% off already reduced sale styles in-store and online through Friday, November 29. Discount appears at checkout.

· CC Skye: Save 20% sitewide on necklaces, bracelets, earrings, handbags and more with code CCLOVESYOU through December 2.

· Club Monaco: 30% off already reduced styles with code THANKS30 through November 29.

· DKNY: Take 20% off through November 26. Prices as marked.

· The Dreslyn: Take 30% off sitewide with code GIVETHX through tonight at midnight.

· DVF: 30% off the fall collection. Prices as marked.

· Express: 50% off every single item through Friday at noon. Prices as marked.

· Foley & Corinna: $99 off Disco City handbags through December 2.

· Forever21: Up to 50% off select items, buy one, get one free deals, and more daily.

· Gant: All fall 2013 suiting, outerwear, and more is 40% off, and pre-fall is 50% off.

· Gold Philosophy: Take 35% off through Friday, November 29 at midnight with code BLACKFRIDAY, including tons of ring stacking and Lauren Conrad’s “Love” ring.

· Hayden-Harnett: Buy one bag, accessorie, etc., get one 30% off up to buy three, get one 50% off. Enter code THANKFUL at checkout for a limited time.

· Helpsy: Enter YATURKEY for 30% off select brands through December 2.

· H&M: Daily savings through Black Friday,

· Ikea: New deals featured daily including shelving units, dinnerwear, and TV units through December 1. Prices as marked.

· Indochino: Up to 50% off select items and 20% off all orders over $600 through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Ivory + Mason: Through Thursday, November 28 at midnight, all sunglasses, reading glasses, prescription glasses and custom engraving will be 35% off with code IMTG35.

· JohnnyWas: Through Wednesday, November 27, take an extra 30% off all sale items with code EARLYBIRD30.

· LNA: For a limited time, take an additional 30% off sale basics with code PRESALE30.

· Loeffler Randall: Take 25% off all Matilde flat riding boots with code MATILDEJOY through November 29.

· Lord & Taylor: 20% off sale and clearance with code BIG.

· Natori: 20% off all orders of $250 or more with code HOLIDAY20 through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· OnGossamer: This lingerie brand is offering a site ide 30% discount Monday, December 2 with code OGCYBER30.

· Otte NY: Take an additional 40% off sale items with code FRIDAYEARLY through November 29 at 9:59am EST.

· The Reformation: Up to 60% off fall apparel.

· SaksOff5th: Through December 1, take an extra 40% off sportswear, fine jewelry, shoes and boots, handbags, and more, plus an extra 50% off outerwear, cashmere sweaters, men’s gloves and boots, women’s scarves and gloves, and watches. Finally, buy one pair of jeans, and get one free.

· Singer22: 20% off orders of $1499 or less and 25% off orders of $1500 or more with code GIFT through December 1.

· Shopbop: Spend $250 or more and save 15%, spend $500 or more and save 20%, spend $1,000 or more and save 25%.

· StyleBell: Through December 22, receive 20% off all orders of hair products, tools, and accessories over $100, plus free shipping. Use code HOLIDAY20.

· Vichy: Receive $15, $25, $35 off your purchase of $60, $90, $125 or more through December 3 at 11:59pm EST.

· Voda Swim: Take 20% to 75% off select swimwear styles through Tuesday, December 3. Prices as marked.


· 35% off site wide. Keep an eye out for the coupon code on the landing page day of, as well as throughout the site.

· Bailey44: 50% off past season styles, prices as marked.

· The Body Shop: Free reusable tote filled with 9 customer beauty favorites for $25 with $30 purchase.

· DKNY: Take an additional 30% off sale items through Saturday.

· Eileen Fisher: Take an additional 15% off sale items in-store and online through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Folli Follie: Take $50 off watches through 11:59pm EST on Monday, December 2. Automatic discount.

· French Connection: Take 30% off any purchase through Monday, December 2, in-store and online, plus free shipping on orders over $150. Enter W13COUPON.

· Graham & Spencer: Take 30% off, plus free shipping, with code GSBLACK13.

· Intermix: 40% off sale items in store and online through Monday, December 2.

· JohnnyWas: Through Sunday, December 1, take 25% off sitewide with code THANKS25.

· The Motley: Through December 3, this men’s grooming site is offering15% off under $75 THANKS15; 20% off $75 to 149.99 with code THANKS20; and 25% off $150 with code THANKS25.

· Necessary Clothing: 10% off site wide through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Overstock: 10 daily deals per day beginning at 12pm, plus free shipping sitewide.

· Trina Turk: Take 60% off selected Trina Turk items online and in stores for a limited time.



· Amour Vert: Through midnight Monday, December 2, find discount codes for 20 to 50% off and shopping sprees for $200 to $500 throughout the site.

· Cynthia Rowley: Save up to 65% off fall markdowns, save 50% off angora sweaters, and 20% off full-priced clothing through December 2.

· Converse: 25% off select styles with code AUTOMATIC through December 1 at 11:59pm EST.

· Datura: 30% off all items with code CYBERCAT through December 3.

· DL 1961: Through Tuesday, December 3, take 25% off all non-leather items on the site. There will also be additional markdowns on current promo styles, between 60% to 65% off select items.

· Henri Bendel: Through December 1, take 25% off orders of 100+, plus receive a $20 splurge card with code TURKEY25.

· Hudson Jeans: 25% site wide through November 29 at 11:59pm EST, plus free shipping and returns.

· Intermix: 20% off regular price goods sitewide one day only. Discount applied automatically at checkout.

· Through Monday, December 2, 30% off sitewide, plus $30 credit for orders over $200. If you shop through mobile, also get a free gift of touch screen gloves.

· Karen London: Through December 1, take 30% off all accessories, no matter the material, plus free shipping on orders over $100. Enter KLBLACKFRIDAY.

· Modify Watches: 40% off all watches on the entire site, plus every tenth order is FREE with code MODME35.  Ends December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Parker NY: Through November 29 at 11:59pm PST, spend $200, get 20% off; spend $300, get 30% off; and spend $400, get 40% off. Enter BLACK13 at checkout. Ends November 29 at 11:59pm EST.

· Ruche: At 9:01 PM PST, take 20% off site wide.

· Scoop NYC: 25% off in stores and online through December 1 at 11:59 EST.

· Shoptiques: Take an additional 15% off sale items with code SHOPBLACKOUT through December 1 at 11:59pm EST. Free shipping for 30 days after any purchase.

· Själ Skincare: From Thursday to midnight on Friday, receive a gift valued at $75 including cleanser, mask, sponge, and more with a $150+ purchase up to a gift valued at $185 for a $350+ purchase.

· 40% off sitewide, plus free shipping on orders over $50, through December 1. Enter TCBLACK40.

· True Religion: Take $75 to $100 off select denim through December 2 at 11:59pm EST. Prices as marked.

· Velvet-Tees: Buy three tees, get one free, plus free shipping, with code BLACK.

· Yumi Kim: 30% off site wide through December 1 at 11:59pm EST with code BLACKFRIDAY.



· 3.1 Phillip Lim: 40% off select pre-fall and fall 2013 items.

· Ann Taylor: 50% off cashmere collectible sweaters in-store and online, plus more deals to come.

· Adriano Goldschmied: Take an extra 20% off all sale denim through December 1 at 11:59pm EST.

· Amazon: Up to 60% off jackets and coats; up to 65% off sweaters and fleece; up to 60% off pajamas and robes; and 25% off boots, slippers and more. Prices as marked.

· Amarcord Vintage: Take 20% off sitewide with code BLACKFRIDAY.

· Bauble Bar: Through midnight, take 25% off two items with code FRIDAY25; 30% off three items with code FRIDAY30; and 35% off four or more items with code FRIDAY35.

· Bluefly: Take an additional 30% off contemporary apparel and accessories, plus a “designer handbag and shoe blowout.”

· Bo Concept: 40% off select lamps, clocks, throws, candle holders, pillows, vases, art and sculpture and 20% off Smartville sofa and the Bergen sofa collections through December 1 at 11:59pm EST.

· Burning Torch: Until 11:59pm Monday, December 2, receive complimentary cashmere gloves with a purchase over $300. Enter code BT300.

· by boe: 30% off site wide with code GIVETHANKS13 through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Cambridge Satchel Company: 25% off select styles and colors through December 2.

· Cardigan: 25% off site wide with code CARDIGAN25 through December 2 at 11:59 EST.

· Complex Geometries: 50% off sitewide through Monday at midnight.

· Cosabella: 15% off $150+ orders site wide through November 29 at midnight. Enter BLACKFRIDAY15.

· Coyuchi: 20% off all robes and PJ’s through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Crane & Canopy: 20% off home decór sitewide with code CYBERMONDAY13. Ends December 2 at 11:59pm PST.

· Dinosaur Designs: Select jewelry and home items are reduced by 20% including handmade resin, sterling silver and brass jewelry and home wares in-store and online. Sale ends December 1 at 11:59pm EST.

· The Dreslyn: Through December 1, take up to 60% off with code BLACKFRIDAY.

· Elizabeth Cole Jewelry: Enter BEJEWELED for 50% off select items through midnight. Discount falls to 40% off through Monday.

· Emilie M.: 40% off site wide and 60% off clearance items through December 6 at 11:59pm EST.

· Figure + Form: 30% off current merchandise and up to 70% off past seasons jewelry and clothing.

· Forever21: Look for yellow tag deals with items starting at $3.

· Gents: Select styles 40% all day Friday, enter code G3NT5BLKFR1.

· Giles & Brother: 20% off site wide with code CYBERGILES13 through December 2 at 11:59pm EST. Free shipping on all orders.

· Ivory + Mason: All styles, including sunglasses, reading glasses, prescription glasses and custom engraving, will be 50% off with code IMBF50. Select frames will be $35 through Tuesday, December 3 and are exempt from the extra discount.

· Jacques Levine: 30% off all black shoes and slippers through December 1.

· JustFab: New VIP members only receive 50% off their first pair of shoes through 8:59am EST, on Sunday, December 1

· Kara Ackerman Jewelry: Select items are up to 50% off, online only.

· Korarae: Through Sunday, December 1, take 20% of sitewide with code GIVEKORA.

· Liebeskind-Berlin: Through December 2, take 50% off all snake print bags, and 40% off select merch. Prices as marked.

· Lily Ashwell: Through December 2, all fall items including sweaters, tops, dresses, etc. will be marked down at 50% off.

· Loom Decor: 30% off all home textiles and decor, plus 30% off all gift cards through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Maggy London: 40% off site wide through December 2 at 11:59pm EST.

· Marigot: 30% off sitewide (tons of pajamas and robes) through December 2 with code MGBF2013.

· Martí: Through Monday, December 2, Martí will offer 30% off the entire jewelry collection using code BLKFRI.

· Missguided: 15% off full-priced items, plus free standard delivery in US and Canada. Enter FUNDAYFRIDAY.

· Mr. Kate: Through midnight December 1, take 50% off jewelry, apparel, phone cases, etc. sitewide (10% off the Winter Gold collection). Prices as marked.

· Native Shoes: Buy one pair of super light shoes, get one free.

· New Era: MLB and NFL hats are 15% off one, 20% off two, and 25% off 3+ items.

· Nicholas K: 30% off sitewide through midnight with code BLACKFRIDAY.

· Onassis: 40% off sitewide on Black Friday, and beginning Saturday, shoppers will receive the following breakdown through December 1 at 11:59pm EST: Spend $250 or more you get $50 off; spend $500 or more you get $150 off; spend $750 or more you get $250 off; and spend $1,000 or more you get $400 off.

· Original Penguin: Take 40% off in-stores and online starting through the weekend.

· Pacsun: Buy one item and get one 50% off sitewide (including Yeezus tore stuff).

· Rebecca Taylor: Take an additional 25% off in stores and online through December 1 with code BFWEEKEND25 for up to 75% off.

· Rory Becca 25% off site wide and free two day shipping on any purchase.

· Roztayger: 15% off site wide with code BLACK15 and an additional 10% off sale items with code CYBER10 through December 3 at 11:59pm EST. Free shipping on orders over $250.

· RueLaLa: Through Monday, December 2, find 24 “Today’s Fix” items (rather than one). Look forward to Missoni scarfs,  Kenneth Jay Lane bangles, and more.

· Shipley-Halmos:  Pre-fall styles will be marked down to 50% off, plus a selection of key fall styles will be 50% off. Prices as marked.

· Ted Baker: Take 30% off in-store and online through Monday, December 2. Prices reflected at checkout.

· Ten Thousand Villages: Buy one, get one 50% off all jewelry and personal accessories through December 1 at 11:59pm EST.

· Thomas Pink: Shop selected lines at up to 30% off.

· Threadsence: 30% off sitewide, discount applied automatically at checkout.

· Trina Turk: Take 25% off four black dress styles with code BLACK DRESS through December 2. In stores and online.

· Twenty Jeans: Snag 20% off the entire site of men’s denim Friday, from 12:00am EST to Saturday at 2:59am EST.

· Weleda: 25% off all skin products through November 30 at 11:59pm EST.

NYC: Brooklyn Museum: 7th Annual Children’s Book Fair

If you have no plans this coming Saturday, bring your kids to the 7th Annual Children’s Book Fair at Brooklyn Museum. See below or here for details.


7th Annual Children’s Book Fair

Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 12–4 p.m.
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators at this free event featuring storybooks, picture books, graphic novels, and, for the first time, books for young adults! Enjoy presentations by Melissa Guion, Oliver Jeffers, and Adam Gidwitz. Includes games and activities for all ages.

Readings in the Rubin Pavilion:

1 p.m. Melissa Guion: Baby Penguins Everywhere
2 p.m. Oliver Jeffers: Stuck
3 p.m. Adam Gidwitz: In a Glass Grimmly

Other participating authors and illustrators:

Selina Alko, Kristen Balouch, Artie Bennett, Sophie Blackall, Lauren Castillo, John M. Cusick, Brianne Farley, Laura Lee Gulledge, Edward Hemingway, Melissa Iwai & Denis Markell, Emily Jenkins, John & Wendy, Nancy Krulik, Diane Kredensor, Boris Kulikov, C. Alexander London, Laura Ljungkvist, John Bemelmans Marciano, Andrés Vera Martinez & Na Liu, Scott Menchin, Diane Muldrow, Michael Northrop, Johan Olander, Sean Qualls, Fiona Robinson, Sergio Ruzzier, Stephen A. Savage, David Ezra Stein, Naoko Stoop, Lauren Thompson, Hyewon Yum, and Dwight Jon Zimmerman

After the readings, stay for a special performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, by the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra and The Maestrosities.

See what’s happening at American Girl stores

Exclusive in-store offer

If you have an American Girl fan at home, check out some of the upcoming events happening at the store closest to you!! 

Bring home this doll knit poncho and headband for just $10 when you spend $50 or more at an American Girl store—offer good through December 31 (or while supplies last).**

 Celebrate the season with the girl in your life at a special event! Come for cute crafts, festive dining, cooking classes, and dazzling doll hairstyles in time for the holidays.

FreeHot Cocoa Cozy Craft
FreePet Gift-Tag Craft
Make a Gingerbread House!
Shimmer and Shine Snowflake Celebration
American Girl Dining with Santa
Fancy Doll Hairstyles

Jamba Juice: FREE Kids Smoothies on Halloween

To encourage a healthier Halloween, Jamba Juice is offering up a Free Jamba Kids 9.5 oz Smoothie to children 8 yrs and younger at select locations on 10/31 from 2-7PM. Also, participating Jamba Juice stores will distribute Jamba Kids Frequent Sipper Cards, which will reward customers with one FREE Jamba Kids smoothie after purchasing four Jamba Kids smoothies at full price (cards will be valid from 11/1/13-12/31/13).

*Go here to see if your local Jamba Juice is a participating location. Limit four (4) offers per party per visit while supplies last; child(ren) must be present.