Jan 032017
Mulchfest 2017: recycle Xmas trees

Recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips that will nourish trees and plants on NYC streets, gardens and parks at MulchFest 2017. Give your tree back to the land, instead of adding it to the landfill. There are giant chippers Read More

Dec 282016
Best fireworks in NYC New Year's Eve

The fireworks that welcome the new year in Times Square are the most famous, but not the only official New Year’s Eve fireworks in NYC.  Here’s where you can welcome 2017 with pyrotechnics, music and even hot cocoa. FREE, of Read More

Dec 272016
New Year's Eve 2017 scam alert

Scam Alert: Don’t get ripped off by bogus Multiple Venue/Pay-One-Price/All Access passes for parties and events around the New Year’s Eve in Times Square. You might not be able to get past NYPD security lines to get to one or Read More

Dec 262016
NYC free this week Dec. 26-30

Cheap is good, free is better, and there’s plenty of both Monday to Friday this holiday week, Dec. 26-30. Everything on our list is FREE or under $20, so you can enjoy New York City on the cheap. Best freebies Read More

Dec 262016
Kwanza 2016 at AMNH on 12/30

Celebrate Kwanzaa at the American Museum of Natural History with family-friendly entertainment including  American Idol star Ruben Studderd, plus film screenings, an international marketplace, and more. Kwanzaa 2016: Songs for the Soul at AMNH is noon to 3pm., Friday, December Read More

Dec 252016
Best holiday wishes to all

Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa today and this week, we wish all our NYC on the Cheap friends and their families peace, love, happiness, warmth and safety. See you again tomorrow, with more events and deals to Read More

Dec 232016
NYC free and cheap weekend guide Dec. 23-26, 2016

Here are more than a dozen FREE and cheap things to do this Xmas and Hanukkah holiday weekend. The NYCOTC free and cheap weekend guide is always $20 or less, to enjoy NYC for less, with no apologies Unless a price Read More

Dec 232016
Good Riddance Day 2016

Say good riddance to bad memories of 2016 to make room for new memories in 2017. Shred it and forget it at the annual Good Riddance Day event on December 28th in Times Square. FREE, of course. Bring photos of Read More

Dec 222016
Hanukkah in NYC 2016 guide

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, begins on Dec. 24th, which is also Christmas Eve. Whether you are lighting a Menorah or waiting for Santa, put these these Hanukkah events, family-friendly and for grownups only, including FREE Menorah lighting ceremonies. Everything Read More

Dec 212016
New Year's Eve 2016 deals $50 or less

Get discount tickets now for New Year’s Eve celebrations in NYC before the discounts are gone. These deals, including up to six hours of open bar, DJs and dancing are $50 or less  per person, and enjoy New Year’s Eve Read More

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