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New York City on the Cheap

New York City on the Cheap

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• Discover your inner cheapskate •

New York City is the most exciting place in the world, but it doesn't have to be the most expensive. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, "NYC on the Cheap" leads you to a treasure trove of free and low-cost museums, tours, restaurants, discount shopping, music and dance performances, and where to get half-price tickets to major sports events.

This app has been carefully edited to help you make the most of the Big Apple while spending the least. Discover your inner cheapskate with these insider's secrets.

More than 200 concise, engaging listings and 1,000 photos include:

* Always free museums, events and tours
* Hidden gems even longtime New Yorkers don't know about
* Cheap tables serving reliable eats
* Child friendly places and activities
* Shops where you'll never pay retail
* Where to find tranquility in the city that never sleeps, and where to soak up the energy

Entries are sorted by name, category, neighborhood, price, and distance from where you are. Our unique comments feature lets you share your photos, comments and entries via email. And because this is all about being frugal, buy it once and you get free updates for life.

Release your inner cheapskate!

• About the Author •

Author Evelyn Kanter ( is a native and lifelong New Yorker. She is the author or editor of nearly a dozen guidebooks about New York City and the tri-state region, a former consumer reporter for WABC TV "Eyewitness News" and for CBS Radio, and has written for the NY Times, NY Post, NY Daily News, NY Newsday, and for magazines including New York, Budget Travel and Travel & Leisure.

A world traveler, she's visited nearly 100 countries, but always comes home, because there's only one New York City.

• About Sutro Media •

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

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What's New

- fixed recent bug with twitter field
- fixed landscape transition issue
- resolved display issue on iPhone 5
- more offline photos on original download and faster download of offline content
- fixed intermittent bug with dynamic updates
- added better crash analytics and fixed a number of intermittent stability problems

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