We all love getting free stuff on our birthday - isn't that the whole concept of gift-giving? But you don't just have to depend on your friends. Some of your favorite companies across NYC provide perks to birthday boys and girls all year long. Who cares if you have to sign up for an email newsletter or two? From foodie freebies to on-the-house workouts, click through for all the ways you can celebrate.

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