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Recent Updates


June 7, 2014

Summer has unnofficially begun and that means we've updated all our summer articles. Find free things to do this summer by checking out our Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts and Free Summer Events articles.We've also added a little more info to the Cheap Broadway with TKTS article. 


April 27, 2014

Spring is in the air which means outdoor activities are back. Check out our updated list of Free Bryant Park activities. We've also updated the Free TV ShowTapings list!

February 12, 2014


Restaurant Week is back! Don't miss out on this chance to get a 3 course meal at some of the city's best restaurants for a fraction of what it would typically cost. 


January 10, 2014


Happy New Year! To help you get a start on those resolutions to get in shape for 2014, we have updated our lists of Free Gym Passes in NYC and Cheap and Free Yoga in NYC


November 22, 2013


Pilates can be a wonderful way to tone your body, but it is expensive! Before investing your hard earned cash in a studio, it is wise to do your due diligence. We updated our list of some of the best Pilates studios in the city that offer free passes, allowing you to see if their studio is a fit for you. We also listed free Pilates times and locations at some NYC Parks and recreation centers. 


October 25, 2013


Let the updates continue! We've updated our articles on the High Line and 101 Ways to Save


October 23, 2013


We've been busy here at Cheap in the City updating a TON of our articles! Check 'em out- Broadway on a Budget; Cars, Parking & Driving; Cheap & Free Eats; Cheap & Free Yoga; NYC Airport Transportation; Gym Memberships; Trips to NYC; Free Bryant Park Activities; Free Ikea Water Taxi; Free Tours; Free TV Show TapingsEnjoy!


October 11, 2013


We've added an article that gives you the low down on this year's Spa Week. Get a discounted spa treatment or massage for a limited time only. 


August 16, 2013


Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't stop NYC from offering a ton of free and donation only yoga classes. We updated our list of free yoga classes in NYC including ones at public parks and private studios. Get your om on! 


July 19, 2013


Restaurant Week is back! Eat out at some of the city's best restaurants on the cheap. 


June 11, 2013


The weather is getting hotter (and more humid) by the day. No worries, the free NYC public pools open on June 27th! Cool off and relax a bit. 


June 7, 2013


Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes tons of free concerts, free events and free movies. Our summer lists have been updated.


June 2, 2013


If you're planning to stay in the city this summer for an internship or to take some classes, you may want to look into a sublet. Subletting an apartment can save you cash over a hotel or dorm and allows you to truly experience the city like a New Yorker. There are some laws and tips that you should be aware of before setting out on your sublet search. To help you out, we've updated our article on subletting apartments in NYC.


May 31, 2013


The city has begun to offer free wifi hotspots in our subway system. The program is in it's early stages, but more and more subway stations are being added montly. We updated our list of free wifi hotspots around the city.


May 1, 2013


It turns out that UNIQLO is taking over Target Free Fridays at the MoMA and renaming it (what do you know) UNIQLO Free Friday Nights! The new sponsorship begins this Friday May 3rd at 4pm and the first 1,000 guests to arrive will receive a free UNIQLO tote bag! We updated our list to include UNIQLO along with Target free events around the city.


April 17, 2013


We updated our list of Pay-What-You-Wish attractions in NYC. There are days and times throughout the month when you can get into some of the city's more expensive attractions, for next to nothing. Hit up the Bronx Zoo, or maybe Guggenheim and pay whatever you wish!


April 12, 2013


Spring is in the air (kind of). Soon the weather will be perfect to hit up some of the city's amazing open air markets. Grab fresh veggies at a green market or a new shirt at a flea. We've updated our open air market list to help you get started.


March 30, 2013


To help us engage with you, we added comments to the ends of each of our articles and lists. Let us know what you are thinking and chat with other visitors!


March 1, 2013


We updated and added to our list of free gym passes in NYC. Blink Fitness is now offering free one day trials. Not to mention gym memberships starting at just $15 per month.


February 17, 2013


Have you seen Lincoln yet? This Sunday the 17th and Monday the 18th you can see this amazing film at AMC theaters across the city for just $5 with this coupon. Print it out or show it on your smartphone to the box office. The offer is good at participating locations only, so call ahead to make sure the AMC theater of your choice accepts the coupon (almost all do).


January 16, 2013


We've added a Facebook "like" a Twitter "Tweet" and other share buttons to the tops of each of our articles/pages. Please like us if you like us.


The Swim and Health Club at Waterside is having an Open House this Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 8pm. This is a brand new club. Stop by for a workout, to swim in their pool or take a free Yoga or Tai Chi class. Contact the club directly for more information.


January 11, 2013


Restaurant Week is back! Starting this Monday the 14th, grab yourself a 3-course lunch for $25 or dinner for $38 at some of the city's best restaurants!