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Recent Updates

July 28, 2017


Now that summer is in full swing, its a great time to visit a NYC museum on hot days and visit a garden or the zoo on nicer ones. But the cost to get in can be down right expensive. How rude! Not to worry. Many such gardens and zoos offer free days and times for those of us that are not tech executives. To help you get started, we updated our list of Pay-What-You-Wish Attractions, including days and times. Enjoy!


March 22, 2017


Spring is finally here! Time to get back out there and take in all the city has to offer. We have updated our list of museums in NYC that you can get into for little to no cash. You'll be supprised by how many top NYC museums are pay what you wish. We've included tips for not looking cheap in the city, even if you are...


November 14, 2016

Fall is the perfect time to take a tour through the city. We've updated our list of Free Tours in NYC.


August 12, 2016

We've updated the list of Free TV Show Tapings. Check it out! 


July 25, 2016

We've been busy at CITC! Check out our updates to 101 Free Things, Cheap Parking,  and Cheap and Free Yoga. Enjoy!


July 19, 2016

Are you DYING to get tickets to hit Broadway shows like Hamilton? Who isn't? Find out how to get tickets to some of the hottest shows on Broadway on a budget.


June 29, 2016

Summer is here. Time to get your beach body back. NYC has some of the best gyms in the world, but they come at a cost! Check out our updated list of free gym passes in NYCAnd don't forget that the Free NYC Public Pools are now open!


February 14, 2016

Looking for ways to save money in NYC? We just updated our popular article/list of 101 Ways to Save Money in New York City!


September 11, 2015

Thinking of moving to the city? Before you do, check out our updated Moving to NYC To-Do List. It will save you time, money and a headache.


August 19, 2015

Fall is right around the corner. A chilly day is the perfect time to visit a NYC museum. We updated our article/list of "suggested donation" museums and added tips on how not to look cheap. You'll be surprised at how much money you could save!


July 11, 2015

Dates for Summer Streets have been announced! For three consecutive Saturdays in August, the city shuts down Park Avenue from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park. Don't miss a chance to walk/bike/board where you typically find traffic.


May 16, 2015

Summer's just around the corner which means tons of FREE outdoor activities. Check out our updated articles on free pools, free outdoor movies, free summer concerts and other free summer events.


April 5, 2015

Time to get toned for summer. Check out our updated article on Cheap Yoga.


March 29, 2015

Now that winter is ending it's reign of terror, we've updated our Cheap Gyms and Free Gym Pass articles to get you into shape for swimsuit weather.


February 5, 2015

Restaurant Week is back and starts Feb 16th. Book now and get a 3-course meal at some of the city's best for $38! 


October 10, 2014

The New York City YMCA now offers free 1-day guest passes to their gyms found all around the city. We added a link to our Free NYC Gym Passes list. 


August 30, 2014

The Meredith Vieira Show is premiering at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on Monday, August 25th! The show will feature celebrity guests, interactive games and human interest stories. Tickets will be free to the public and can be booked by phone by calling 212-664-3056 or online at Individuals can book up to 4 tickets, and group ticketing options are also available.! 



August 20, 2014

Broadway Week is back. Get 2 for 1 tickets to some of Broadway's best shows playing September 1st - 14th. Tickets are on sale now



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!