Living in New York City is beyond expensive. From rent to MetroCards to a cup of coffee, everything adds up quickly.
Luckily, there are tons of free events to check out in the city that never sleeps.
Here's our freebie guide to NYC.
Pictures Under the Palms: 'Romeo & Juliet' (March 15)
Get some laughs in at NYC Broken Comedy at Bar Matchless (Mondays)
Show off your rock 'n' roll singing chops at Arlene's Grocery (Mondays)
Watch local filmmakers' flicks or screen your own (third Wednesday of the month)
Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles (March 15)
Attend a free drag show
Enjoy Brooklyn Museum for free on Thursdays
Animation Nights New York (monthly)
Visit FIT's latest exhibition, 'Black Fashion Designers' (through May 16)
Free 'Hidden Figures' screening (March 18)
Meet New York's cutest residents at the Bronx Zoo (Wednesdays)
Catch a free comedy show at Friends & Lovers (Mondays)
Catch free improv at UCB from your favorite comedians (Sundays)