BAI-BUDDY Membership Perks


membership perks


By becoming a WBAI Buddy:

tote You help to cut down the number of on-air fund drive days.

You get the new WBAI tote/grocery bag.

You automatically become a voting member of WBAI once your donation meets or exceeds $25.

You get to participate in special opportunities, both on the air and off - including discounted or free entry to WBAI's and our partners' events, on-air giveaways, and discounts city-wide.

Below you will see a list of current Member Perks which are both ongoing discounts as well as unique, one-time benefits for those with Member Perks cards which arrive shortly after you subscribe to be a BAI-BUDDY.

Keep checking back for new additions and upcoming BAI-BUDDY benefits.

If you would like to participate as a retailer or service provider offering benefits to BAI-BUDDIES please click here to send an e-mail to let us know.


Zip Car

No Application Fee (normally $75)
 Discounted Annual Fee (just $25 a year)
  • Discounted Hourly Rate:  $10
  • Business Day Rate (7am-7pm):  $65
  • 24-Hour Day Rate:  $75
All rates include gas, insurance, and 180 miles/day ($0.45/mile thereafter).  These special rates cover all vehicles except BMWs and convertibles.  Weekend rates range depending on metro and length of reservation.
To Sign Up
Fill out the online application at:, you’ll need your driver license and credit card.  After you’re approved, your Zipcard will arrive at your billing address in 5-7 days.  Alternatively, you can elect to pick-up your Zipcard at our New York office. 
How it Works:
Once you’ve received your Zipcard in the mail, simply make a reservation online and use your Zipcard to access the reserved vehicle.  Invoices are online and updated after each reservation (click on “my stuff” then “my bill” to view your invoice). 
Already a Member?  Email me at and we will upgrade your account.


Bacchus Bistro

Bacchus is a lively French bistro in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn. Named after the Roman god of wine, and watched over by Bordeaux native, proprietor, and wine expert Bruno Laclide, the restaurant boasts a singularly superb wine list that will surprise and delight the connoisseur and the novice alike.

Bacchus offers a range of “bistro fare with flair” — courtesy of Executive Chef Jean-Marc Hardy—along with friendly service in an intimate setting, and complete with an outdoor garden.

10% discount off the lunch and dinner menus for BAI-Buddy members.

409 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Museum Of City Of New York

Museum of the City of NY
1220 5th Avenue  New York, NY 10029
(212) 534-1672

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: "2 for the price of 1" Admission


Revolution Books

Revolution Books
146 West 26th Street  New York, NY 10001
(212) 691-3345

Open daily noon-7pm

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: 10% discount


Nina Life Coach

Nina Della Vecchia, LPCC*

Life and Career Coach - Let's navigate your unique path.

(646) 470-1807

* Certified as both a Life Purpose and Career Coach (LPCC), my practice encompasses and acknowledges the parallel connection between our personal and professional lives.  Keep an open mind and don't narrow your options ~ often one area impacts the other.  

- To your progression, Nina.

20% Off to BAI-Buddy Members


Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 1001

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: Check  here + listen on air for announcements of ticket discounts for specific performances.


James Weir Floral Co.

James Weir Floral Co.
107 Montague St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

BAI-BUDDY Member Perk: 10% off Floral Arrangements


Please check back regularly. Member perks are added all the time and
events and performances updated regularly.