NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Holiday traditions like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are about what you can get, but Tuesday kicks off a new tradition — about what you can give.

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis & the Mobile Couch hit Bryant Park to fill us in on “Giving Tuesday” with special guest, John Legend.

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The idea is to get people exciting about giving, the same way they might get excited about purchasing that new flat screen at a discounted priced.

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The event is the brainchild of the 92nd Street Y. Check out the clips below to see Alex’s full report on Giving Tuesday.

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