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NYC: How to Make the Most of Your Night at the Theater

NYC: How to Make the Most of Your Night at the Theater

If you’ve ever seen the full price of Broadway tickets in New York City, you may still remember the shock. The good news is that with all kinds of ticket discounts and show options, you rarely need to drop top dollar for an exceptional experience. No matter how much you spend, though, it’s always a » Read more

Head Off Broadway for Great Shows and Cheaper Tickets

Head Off Broadway for Great Shows and Cheaper Tickets

A few aficionados may quibble on London’s West End, but ask most people in the know and you’ll quickly discover that New York City is the world center for theater. Stand in Times Square on any Friday night and there are literally hundreds of performances taking place on stages in every direction. That’s why no » Read more

7 Ways to Save on Broadway Tickets

7 Ways to Save on Broadway Tickets

You’re headed to New York and heard all about that spectacular show with huge stars on Broadway. Figuring no trip to New York is truly complete without a trip to the theater — and you’d be right about that — you rush online to buy tickets, pull up the prices and — boom! — get » Read more

New York: A guide to getting free Shakespeare in the Park tickets

New York: A guide to getting free Shakespeare in the Park tickets

They start lining up in the purple light of early morning, with their coffees and their bagels and their blankets. By 10 a.m. the line snakes down along the path, well into the park, and the wait goes on… And so begins the beloved New York tradition that is Shakespeare in the Park. History of » Read more

New York: The best movie theaters for foreign films

New York: The best movie theaters for foreign films

By Suzanne Russo in New York— Over the past few weeks, they’ve been filming a new movie just around the corner from EuroCheapo offices here in New York. Yes, we freely admit that we’ve craned our necks, when passing, for a glimpse of Robert Deniro. We also admit to a certain amount of pride in » Read more

New York TV Shows: Free tickets to late-night tapings

New York TV Shows: Free tickets to late-night tapings

By Suzanne Russo in New York— You visit with them regularly, perhaps even nightly. They entertain you, keep you company on your travels, sometimes lull you to sleep. These are the magic, ubiquitous folks we call the personalities of late night, of course, and you can visit many of them in person in (where else?) » Read more

How to Find Discounts on Broadway Theater Tickets

How to Find Discounts on Broadway Theater Tickets

By Nicole Puhl in New York— Seeing a Broadway or Off-Broadway show in New York is something tourists and locals equally enjoy. It’s no secret that Broadway attracts the best performance talent from all over the world, and consequently ticket prices have soared as celebrities started headlining shows and stage effects reached a new pinnacle. » Read more

5 Cheapo Music Venues in New York City

5 Cheapo Music Venues in New York City

By Alisha Miranda in New York— New York City is a hub for music lovers of all tastes. The city’s neighborhoods have streets lined with venues offering live music every night of the week. So whether you’re looking for a rock show or a jazz club, you won’t have trouble finding the right place. Manhattan » Read more

New York: Cheap tickets and discounts to classical music concerts

New York: Cheap tickets and discounts to classical music concerts

By Desiree Browne in New York— With temperatures dropping in New York, free outdoor concerts are going into hibernation. No need to fear, however, as you can still land free or discounted tickets to world-class music throughout the city. Here’s a quick overview of where audiophiles can enjoy classical music on a shoestring budget: Carnegie » Read more

New York: Buy a cupcake and save on “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” tickets

New York: Buy a cupcake and save on “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” tickets

As the weather gets colder and New York gears up for the holiday season, we’re daydreaming about sugary treats and high-kicking entertainment. We were happy, then, when we learned that two of our favorite city traditions are pairing up to offer a sweet deal. Magnolia Bakery (the cupcake boutique made famous in “Sex and the City”) has joined » Read more

New York Tip: Sit Courtside at the US Open for $23!

New York Tip: Sit Courtside at the US Open for $23!

The annual US Open tennis tournament is one of our favorite sporting events in New York City. We love the nighttime lights. We love the rowdy crowds. We love the celebrity sightings. Heck, we even love taking the 7 train to Queens! But most of all, we love watching it all from courtside seats that » Read more

New York Tip: Free summertime events

New York Tip: Free summertime events

New York never sleeps. OK, sometimes we take the occassional midsummer nap. But, for the most part, the city sparkles and goes into high kicks even when it’s sweltering and balmy in July and August.  The Big Apple also likes to kick up a whole lotta free offerings throughout the summer, and this includes hundreds of » Read more

New York City: Kayak on the Hudson for free

When planning your trip to New York, it’s easy to forget to pack your bathing suit. (After all, not many affordable hotels are blessed with swimming pools.) However, the city’s Downtown Boathouse offers kayak rides in the Hudson River throughout the summer and fall… for free! The all-volunteer boathouse has been getting New Yorkers (and visitors) into the Hudson for » Read more

New York City Freebie: “Today Show” Summer Concerts & Coldplay

New York City Freebie: “Today Show” Summer Concerts & Coldplay

New York City is full of freebies — especially during the summer. From free IKEA sunset cruises to the Bryant Park film series, there’s an endless variety of free activities. One well-known freebie that we’d never experienced is the Today Show’s “Summer Concert Series” at Rockefeller Center. During the summer months, world-famous singers perform free outdoor concerts on » Read more

New York’s IKEA: Dinner and a “cruise” for $6.99

Cheapo’s traveling to (or living in) New York City, take note: On Wednesday, June 18, the city’s first IKEA opened in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. It’s notable (and controversial) for many reasons, but right now we’d like to focus on the budget travel implications of the new store. The store offers a free water taxi service » Read more

New York: Free tickets to TV shows

New York: Free tickets to TV shows

New York calls itself the “media capital of the world” for good reason: countless newspapers, magazines, television networks, film studios, and communications companies are based in the Big Apple. Many popular American television shows are taped in the city, and several are broadcast live—often with the city’s pedestrians passing by in the background. Here are three of our favorite ways » Read more

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