NEW YORK CITY — With thousands of New Yorkers fleeing the city for Memorial Day weekend, those who plan to stick around will be rewarded some of the year's best discounts at local retailers. Outlets from Macy's to Ikea to Best Buy are slashing prices on all sorts of goods to treat non-travelers.
Hear are some top deals in the Big Apple this weekend:
Eat Free at Ikea
Skip the lines outside your neighborhood brunch spot Monday and head to Ikea in Red Hook, which will serve up free breakfast in its restaurant through 11 a.m. Organic pasta with tomato sauce will cost just 99 cents from 11 a.m. till closing.
Plus, all weekend, shoppers who eat at the Ikea restaurant can deduct their restaurant receipt totals from any items purchased more than $100.
Price Cuts for Camping Gear
Eastern Mountain Sports will offer 40 percent off EMS brand gear, clothing and more on Monday, plus free standard shipping on all orders over $48. For more information, click here.
- 30-percent off select hiking and running footwear.
- 20- to 40-percent off camping gear.
Low-Cost Summer Fashions at Macy's
The fashion emporium is offering 25- to 50-percent off storewide merchandise through Monday. Macy's card- and pass-holders can collect and addition 10- to 15-percent off. For details, click here.
- Pick up a pair of diamond earrings that normally cost $378 for just $199.
- Take 40- to 75-percent off select women's sportswear and petites.
Find Something for Fido
PetSmart is offering discounts on everything from chew toys to dog treats through Monday. Many items will be sold at half-price. Click here to learn more.
- Buy 40 cans of Friskies cat food for just $18.
- Save $25 on an orthopedic dog bed, available for $64.99.
Discounted LG Appliances at Best Buy
Save 10- to 25-percent on LG major appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators and washing machines. More information here.
- An LG stainless steel fridge, typically $2,299.99, is available for $1,839.99.
- A steam dryer, normally $899.99, is $674.99.
Sports Authority Slashes Prices on Summer Sports Equipment
Sports Authority is offering 20 percent off any single item, plus discounts on soccer cleats, ping-pong tables, golf clubs, and a wide range of tail-gating gear. Details here.
- Save $130 on a TaylorMade golf driver.
- Take 10- to 50-percent off men's flip-flops