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Where to Find Last-Minute Gifts and Free Cupcakes This Week

The New York City fashion and shopping events you need to know about.

Driely S.

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MANHATTANTuesday is National Cupcake Day, and Baked By Melissa is celebrating by giving away a free cupcake with every purchase of a six-box or more at any of its 14 NYC locations. Those who won't be in the city for the festivities can still celebrate the day online, receiving a free three-pack of their Winter Collection with every online order.

NOLITA—Creatures of Comfort will be hosting a number of designers like Nicolette Camille, Kaila Bulfin, Minh Singer, and Confetti System at its Holiday Bazaar this Tuesday. Shop ceramics, home goods, crafts, and the store's own merchandise at 205 Mulberry Street from 5pm to 8pm.

WILLIAMSBURGStarting today, East of the Mississippi is throwing a 40% off sale for everything currently in-store as well as online. Stop by 164 Havemeyer Street any time through Christmas Eve to get some serious discounts on merch, as well as check out the store's newest collaboration with Little Barn Apothecary, featuring a $50 gift box filled with their favorite products.

WILLIAMSBURGBird will be bringing its favorite NYC-based jewelry designers to its Holiday Designer Showcase this Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm. Located at the Williamsburg store (203 Grand St), the showcase allows shoppers to discover the likes of Quarry, Scosha, and Blanca Monrós Gómez. There will also be handmade gifts by designer Caroline Rose Kaufman, who is collaborating with Ace & Jig. Champagne, snacks, and custom gift wrapping will be available, too.

UPPER EAST SIDEHead to 986 Madison Avenue for the launch of Sandro Homme this Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm. There will be cocktails, custom-rolled cigars, and complimentary tailoring, plus appearances by Justin Livingston of Scout Sixteen and Michael Fragoso of No. 8. Let them know you're coming by emailing

SOHOVianel will be popping up on 63 Greene Street now through January 15th with a full assortment of its leather goods, phone cases, gloves, and bags. There will be complimentary stamping, including monograms or emojis, as well as gift-wrapping on-site, and it's open daily from 10am to 7pm.

MIDTOWN EASTBlink Fitness just opened its newest location at 240 East 54th Street and is offering newbies a chance to try out the gym for free. From now until December 21st, all non-members have free access to the location's 20,000 square feet that houses more than 175 pieces of equipment — perfect for figuring out whether you want to commit to its $25 membership before the new year (and all of its resolutions) come around.