Free Friday: Wendy’s Gift Cards and Free Cupcakes from House of Cupcakes

Posted at 10:05 AM, May 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-10 13:41:40-04

Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week’s free list: 1) Wendy’s gift cards to try their new salad  2) House of Cupcakes is giving our viewers a free cupcake

It’s no secret that May is National Salad Month, which is why Wendy’s is giving out $5 gift cards today to try its Garden Sensations salad line.  The first 100 people who arrive to Wendy’s at 938 8th Avenue between 2-3 pm today will receive a gift card.

Wendy’s is sharing its salad secrets at SELF Magazine’s Workout in the Park event in Central Park this Saturday.  Find out more at


Starting on Friday, May 9th at 10:00AM, the first 50 PIX viewers who come into the House of Cupcakes location at 101 7th Ave., South (between Grove St & S 7 Ave) and mention PIX Morning News or Free Friday, will receive a FREE cupcake.

House of Cupcakes, founded by Ron and Ruthie Bzdewka, best known for their win on season two of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, today announced that the grand opening of its newest location, 101 7th Avenue South, New York City, will take place on Thursday, May 9.  In celebration of the occasion, House of Cupcakes will give away FREE cupcakes to the first 1,000 people beginning at 2:00PM.

House of Cupcakes will offer over 35 varieties of its delicious, award-winning cupcakes baked fresh in-store daily.  The company also ships nationwide through its online ordering system available beginning July 1. In addition to cupcakes, each location will sell mini-cupcakes, gourmet doughnuts, breakfast cakes, cookies, sugar cookies, push and cake pops and custom shape or sheet pull-apart cakes.  To wash it down, House of Cupcakes will carry beverages including illy® coffees, various teas – served iced and hot, lattes, espresso, cappuccino, hot chocolate and bottled water and soft drinks.

For more information on House of Cupcakes – its menu, locations, franchising, employment opportunities or to sign up for its online mailing list, visit, or become a fan at