Marlow & Sons
Unleash your inner Diamond Jim Brady weekdays from 5 to 7 and weekends 2 to 6, when oysters are only $1 at this hipster oyster-bar-cum-small-plates-saloon.
81 Broadway, at Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-384-1441
Free oysters, burgers, and a shucking contest. Proceeds from sales of drinks and T-shirts benefit the Careers through Culinary Arts Program. September 10, 2 to 5 P.M.
Pier 81, W. 41st St. at the Hudson River; 212-630-8100
Grand Central Oyster Bar
The greatest selection of oysters in the city, and the greatest room to eat them in. On September 30 and October 1, the restaurant holds its annual Oyster Frenzy, including shucking and eating contests.
Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. and Vanderbilt Ave.; 212-490-6650