Apartment hunting in NYC can be an emotive dance: simultaneously frustrating and exciting. Dealing with landlords, competing with other renters, and wending your way from one flat to the next can seem...
For travelers seeking a bargain, New York City is probably not at the top of their list: The Big Apple is notoriously and often prohibitively expensive to visit. The high rents businesses have to pay...
In a previous post about cheap bus tickets we recommended a New York Times article by The Frugal Traveler in which he explained how to get cheap bus fare between Boston, NYC, Philadelphia and...
Here are some money saving stories were reading:
VillageVines: Dining Discount Site Tries a New Name (The New York Times)
Whether you're having some friends over or if you're a hardcore New York pizza-lover and looking for ways to save on your indulgence, check out our comphensive list of ways you can find New York pizza...
Saturday marks the first holiday in honor of foursquare, the social media site that lets users check in to various locations. Cheapism is also on foursquare in various cities (including New York) Read more on Crain's New York Business.com »
CheapAirportParking.org is a site that lets you search for cheap airport parking in the hub out of which you're flying. The site works much like an online flight search: you put in your arrival...
Hard economic times call for show tunes. That's why this story on getting cheap Broadway tickets in NYC is fabulous. Options abound for cutting your ticket price by 50 percent. You can download... Read more on nydailynews.com »
Here's a million-dollar question: "Can you use coupons on a date?" A story on NYPost.com says not only that you can, but that you may up your date's opinion of you if you do. The practice of stealing... Read more on New York Post »
Just in case you think train stations and good food are an inherent contradiction, check out the cheap Grand Central Food. Manhattan's iconic train station, according to The Village Voice, serves... Read more on The Village Voice »
Yes, it's true, the cheapest NYC hotels are hostels. And, no, it's not true that hostels, by definition, are dumps meant for poor backpackers. A reporter for The Washington Post checked out...
This free Costco delivery service might be the solution for Manhattanites who want to shop at Costco but can't figure out how to get those 20-pound bags of frozen chicken quarters home, or the packages... Read more on The New York Times »
If you need an excuse to enjoy a meal out, here are some wining and dining coupons that might get you out your front door in a jiffy. Mint.com has a list of coupon and related deals gathered by... Read more on Mint.com »
Hard to believe, folks, but there is good cheap Penn Station food. We're talking here about that mammoth underground railroad station on the west side of Manhattan, which swarms with hundreds of thousands... Read more on The Village Voice »
"Where do low-cost airlines fly to?" is the first question you need to ask if you're looking for cheap flights to, well, somewhere. As bnet explains, it used to be that you flew into a secondary... Read more on bnet »
Coupon clipping is a great way to save money, but coupon theft is a different matter altogether. This cautionary tale from Time is a sober reminder about the limits of cashing in on what seem like... Read more on Time »
Sometimes even an app can't supply enough good cheap NYC dating ideas. But leave it to Huffington Post to fill the void. Check these out and see where else the links lead you. Read more on Huffington Post »
Despite its rep for high prices on everything from a cup of coffee to the price of an apartment, there's no shortage of cheap New York attractions. AOL Travel reels off ten that you might want to... Read more on AOL Travel »
Despite all that you've heard, New York City can be a cheap travel destination. Just follow the lead laid out by The New York Times and you're guaranteed to eat, drink, and pick up some urban and... Read more on The New York Times »
Rejoice if you live in and around the five boroughs -- there's a surfeit of cheap restaurants serving truly outstanding fare. The New York Times offers this list of enticing cheap eats -- for the... Read more on The New York Times »
If you're having trouble committing (to a relationship, that is), consider this: you spend less as a couple than you do as two singles. Bundle.com provides the financial rationale for giving up... Read more on Bundle.com »
Parents, forget date night. The cost of sitters often exceeds the cost of your fun, as Momlogic notes. But the sting is worse in some cities than in others, and this post names names. Read more on Momlogic »
If you have any reason to be passing through the Garden State (New Jersey, that is), you might want to wend your way over to Newark. The Star Ledger reports on a survey showing that this is where... Read more on The Star Ledger »
If you're planning a trip to Europe this summer, time is not on your side. SmarterTravel.com has been tracking prices to major European capitals, and reports rates have been falling but cautions... Read more on SmarterTravel.com »
You don't have to go bust to get the wedding dress of your dreams -- even if you shop in New York City. Follow these tips from WalletPop on where to find a cheap wedding gown, and put those savings... Read more on Wallet Pop »
Planning to dine out soon? Save money by sticking to the appetizers. According to a report by KOCO, menu prices have crpet up this year in all categories but starters. Oh, and make a detour to Oklahoma... Read more on KOCO.com »
After even seemingly-indestructable Manhattan real estate took a fall of its own, experts are questioning whether the market has bottomed out or if it is due to fall still more. Either way, Manhattan... Read more on Reuters »
If you've got a hankering for some cheap Chinese food, head on over to New YOrk City's Chinatown. TimeOut NY suggests this list of places with tasty deals. Read more on Time Out NY »
Brooklynites on a budget will find plenty of free and low-cost movies this summer -- screened outdoors for maximum viewing pleasure. The NY Daily News offers a preview of what to expect. Read more on The NY Daily News »