Rosa Mexicano's Festival de Helados, with ice creams such as sea-salted cajeta, starts July 7.
One of Jefferson's two surviving handwritten edits of the Declaration of Independence, on view at the NYPL.
Sake special at Izakaya Ten, 207 10th [22nd/23rd] 212.627.7777: $1 a glass.
Where to watch the fireworks.
A Saint from Tribeca: Pierre Toussaint's New York walking tour on July 4th, 12:45pm.
Industriance—a program of shorts screened by Rooftop films tonight.
Extra discounts at the Woodbury Common sale, 7/1-7/5.
Channel your inner Che with Guerilla Ice Cream at the Hester Street Fair.
James Beard Chefs & Champagne online auction on now.
A letter from Apple about the iPhone 4.
From Wish You Were Here, Pok Pok in Portland, Oregon: Thai street food may make the best barbecue ever.
NJ and LI shipwreck scuba diving.
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skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious
Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.
experimental duo high places + toro y moi perform at the whitney as part of the 'whitney live' series. pay-what-you-wish [fri 7pm]
for one day only, old navy solid-colored flip flops are just $1 with this coupon [sat]
all-american jazz party @ louis armstrong's house (the 4th is satchmo's unofficial b-day). corona, queens. free with $8 museum admission. [sun 1pm]
bask in the sun and music of roseanne cash (2pm) + she and him (4pm) at governors island, free [sun]
fretting about being grill-less for the holiday weekend? the city has you covered with designated grilling locations in all 5 boroughs.