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Frommer's NYC Free & Dirt Cheap

  • Get accommodations for free using couch-surfing websites or enjoy dirt cheap stays at some unexpectedly posh hotels
  • Delicious meals, plenty under $5, in all the major neighborhoods
  • Free attractions, including museums with free hours
  • The best bars for happy hours, bars with free food, and BYO restaurants
  • Free music clubs and performances, plus discounted Broadway tickets
  • Affordable itineraries, from downtown to Coney Island
  • Tips on affordable local living, including where to find free yoga classes, free art classes, free swimming pools, free therapy sessions, free TV tapings, and much more
About the Author

Ethan Wolff is a fourth-generation New Yorker. How he happened to grow up in Virginia is a complete mystery to him. He lives in the heart of the Bargain District on the Lower East Side.

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Pros

  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Relevant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reference
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Frommer's NYC Free & Dirt Cheap:

    Very good information about New york

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    List of Maps viii

    The Best Things in Life Are Free 1

    1 Best of the Free & Dirt Cheap Apple 5

    1 Best Entertainment Bets 6

    2 Best Cheap Eats 9

    3 Best Living Bets 10

    4 Best Shopping Bets 11

    New York's Top Five Best-Kept Free Secrets 12

    5 Best Exploring Bets 13

    6 Best Sleeping Bets 14

    Free & Dirt Cheap Calendar of Events 15

    The Street Fair Sham 18

    A Brooklyn Christmas 23

    2 Cheap Sleeps 25

    1 TriBeCa 26

    The Shadow Universe of Vacation Apartment Rentals 28

    2 Lower East Side/East Village/SoHo 29

    3 West Village 30

    4 Chelsea/Flatiron/Union Square 31

    5 Midtown East 33

    6 Midtown West 37

    Doing Your Bidding 39

    7 Upper West Side 40

    8 Harlem 43

    9 Brooklyn 43

    10 Queens 44

    Nights Without Roofs 45

    3 Cheap Eats 47

    1 Financial District 48

    2 Chinatown 49

    Dirt Cheap Brunch: Dim Sum 52

    3 Lower East Side 53

    4 SoHo/Nolita 54

    5 East Village 56

    BYOB, Baby! 57

    Meal Deal-ing on St. Marks Place 60

    6 West Village 62

    Food Trucks & Street Meat 64

    7 Chelsea/Union Square 64

    Hot Dog Days 66

    8 Midtown East 67

    9 Midtown West 69

    10 Upper West Side 73

    11 Upper East Side 75

    Eat Like the Rich: Upper East Side Bargains 78

    4 Exploring New York 81

    1 Museum Peace 82

    Back in the High Line Again 91

    Broadway Stars 94

    Date Night: Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum 99

    Sometimes Free or Pay-What-You-Wish Museums 100

    Museums with Free Hours for Kids 105

    Free Museums Via Library Cards 108

    Governors Island 113

    Moving Views 115

    2 Gallery Scene 115

    Gallery Sources 117

    Watching the Auction Action 118

    SoHo's Secret Installations 120

    3 Open Studios & Art Fests 121

    Mi Casa Es Su Casa: Open House New York 122

    4 Free Tours 123

    5 Green Peace: Gardens 130

    Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Cultural Trolleys 130

    Close Encounters 131

    Parking It 132

    6 Zoo York 133

    A Midnight Elephant Walk 134

    See Spot Run 135

    5 Local Living 139

    1 Sense for Cents: Education 140

    Where to Get Stuff Fixed (Or Fix Other People's Stuff) 148

    Learning English As a Second Language 149

    Getting Down to Business 151

    Dancing Days 152

    2 Health Sans Wealth 153

    Frugal Legal Advice 156

    3 In the Housing 160

    Manhattan Kansas 161

    Renters' Assurance 162

    4 Beauty & Massage 164

    The Dealin' Barbers of Cheap Street 166

    Qigong Show 167

    5 Recreation in the City 168

    Outdoor Gaming 169

    NYC's All Skate 172

    6 Shopping 183

    1 Dirt Cheap Shopping Zones 184

    2 Dirt Cheap Threads & More 189

    Finds & Relations 195

    3 Flea New York 200

    Come Sale Away 201

    4 Shekels & Chains: Department Stores 202

    Take an Unböring Trip to IKEA 203

    Or Don't Go to IKEA: Shop Brooklyn Sidewalks 204

    Macy's Flower Show 205

    5 Dirt Cheap Shopping: A to Z 206

    Toys "R" Them 212

    Get On the Yarn Bus 213

    The Flower District 214

    Vinyl Haven: The WFMU Record Fair 215

    6 Free from New York 216

    Getting Free & Dirt Cheap Furniture Online 218

    The Art of the Trade 220

    7 Pet Project 220

    7 Entertainment & Nightlife 223

    1 Music Uncovered 224

    Free & E-Zeens 224

    Chelsea Pickin' 225

    Todd P. & the Brooklyn Renaissance 234

    The Underground Scene 236

    Quarter Pounding the Keys 239

    Divine Inspiration: Concerts at the Churches 240

    Free Outdoor Summer Concerts 243

    High Culture for Free 246

    2 The Reel Cheap World 251

    Film Clubs That Actually Save You Money 252

    Current Releases for Little Currency 254

    Free Outdoor Summer Movies 256

    That's the Ticket: Giveaways 257

    Watching Between the Lions 259

    3 The Theatah 261

    Rise of the House Ushers 262

    Tune In to Broadway Revues 265

    NYC's Best Theater Discount Strategies 270

    Theater at the Edge: Fringe NYC 272

    4 Let's Dance 273

    5 Sing, Sing: Karaoke 276

    6 Humor Us: Comedy 278

    7 Game Night 279

    8 Talk It Up: TV Tapings 281

    9 Word Up: Readings 284

    10 Big Leagues, Little Prices 289

    Playing the Horses 290

    11 Into the Drink 292

    12 Free & Cheap Pub Grub 293

    13 Liquid Assets 296

    What's in a Name?: Free Drinks, That's What 298

    eHappy-Hour Harmony 299

    8 Free & Dirt Cheap Days 301

    Itinerary 1: Coney Island, Baby 302

    The Coney Island Skyline 305

    Make a Date 306

    Itinerary 2: From Brooklyn Bridge to DUMBO 307

    Crossings Over 310

    Make a Sweet Date 311

    Itinerary 3: The Secrets of Lower Manhattan 312

    9 NYC Basics from A to Z 321

    1 Information Centers 321

    Current Events 322

    2 Getting There & Getting Around 323

    3 Free & Dirt Cheap Resources A to Z 326

    For Further Reading 329

    Index 330

    ISBN: 9781118369012
    ISBN-10: 1118369017
    Series: Frommer's Free & Dirt Cheap
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 352
    Published: 28th November 2012
    Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.95  x 1.91
    Weight (kg): 0.305