Uber celebrates 5 years in New York City by offering free pizzas

ByMegan Ciampo WABC logo
Monday, May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (WABC) -- For five years, New Yorkers have been relying on Uber to get them to and from work, nights out, and celebrations. This week, in honor of their 5 year anniversary in the city, Uber is teaming up with pizzerias to give away free slices of pizza!

Each day of the week, there will be free pizza in a different borough. Uber will also offer $5 uberPOOL flat rates for trips that start and end in the day's borough.

So, how do you get a slice? Just show the Uber app at the day's participating locations between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

"This week marks our fifth year in New York," reads a statement on Uber's website. "To show our thanks to this great city and its people, we're kicking off a 5-day celebration: 5 days celebrating 5 boroughs with $5 uberPOOL flat rates. And there'll be pizza, too, of course."

Participating pizzerias that have partnered with Uber to give away free slices are posted below.

Monday May 2: Staten Island - Joe and Pat's on Victory Boulevard

Tuesday May 3: the Bronx - Emilio's Pizza on Morris Park Avenue and Full Moon Pizzeria on Arthur Avenue

Wednesday May 4: Queens - Rizzo's Fine Pizza in Astoria; Artichoke Basille's Pizza in Astoria; and Lillian Pizzeria in Forest Hills

Thursday May 5: Brooklyn - Williamsburg Pizza in Williamsburg; Two Boots in Park Slope; and Di Fara in Midwood (from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Friday May 6: Manhattan - Two Boots in the East Village, the West Village, Hell's Kitchen, Midtown East, the Upper East Side and the Upper West Side; Artichoke Basille's Pizzeria in the East Village; Rizzo's Fine Pizza in the Lower East Side; and Williamsburg Pizza in the Lower East Side