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.
'Descension' art installation (through Sept. 10)
Get some laughs at NYC Broken Comedy at Bar Matchless (Mondays)
Stroll through Chelsea's art galleries
Watch local filmmakers' flicks or screen your own (third Wednesday of the month)
Take an art walk at Socrates Sculpture Park
Catch a free comedy show at Friends & Lovers (Mondays)
Show off your rock 'n' roll singing chops at Arlene's Grocery (Mondays)
Learn about Central Park
Meet New York's cutest residents at the Bronx Zoo (Wednesdays)
Free classes at Yoga to the People
Catch free improv at UCB from your favorite comedians (Sundays)
Enjoy Brooklyn Museum for free on Thursdays
Animation Nights New York (monthly)