5 Fantastic Things To Do In NYC That You Won’t Believe Are Under $30

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5 Fantastic Things To Do In NYC That You Won’t Believe Are Under $30

Here are 5 plans in the city that will see you through until payday without breaking the bank.

Tuesday Night Social with Dandy Wellington & Band
  • Hotel Chantelle – 92 Ludlow St, Manhattan, 10002
  • 7:00 pm Entry $12
  • Price: $12

Let Hotel Chantelle whisk you back to post prohibition era America with an evening of music from the 1930s and 40s and an exclusive cocktail tasting worthy of any speakeasy. Dandy Wellington & His Band will take a humble Tuesday evening and turn it into an unforgettable evening of Jazz, choice drinks and an atmosphere steeped in retro glamour.


Paint & Sip
  • Muse Paint Bar – 329 Greenwich Street, 10013
  • Painting: Serenity from 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm
  • Price – $29

Let an experienced artist guide you through a workshop covering the basics of painting for people of all levels. Each class is unique the art world itself, subjects of each session will change allowing you to fully develop as a budding artist. Whether you are a “stick-figure” level artist, or contemporary of Picasso, an evening of wine and art will be sure to awaken the painter inside you.

Sippin’ On Summer Open Bar
  • Village Pourhouse Downtown – 64 3rd Avenue, 10003
  • Open Bar from 9:00 pm until 12:00 am
  • Price $25

Is the heat making you suffer? Well, Three hours of an open bar is enough to put a smile on the sweatiest of faces! Escape the heat and head over to the Village Pourhouse for some summer fun with unlimited bud light drafts and …well …drinks! If you’re only going to go to one open bar, this one should be it!

Quiet Clubbing VIP Rooftop Party
  • Stage 48 – 605 W 48th Street, Manhattan, 10036
  • Party from 11:00 pm to 3:00 am
  • Price $15

In the heart of Hell’s Kitchen there’s a venue making waves… silently! One of NYC’s coolest concert and club venues is the destination for an unmissable “quiet clubbing” event from the kings of the genre, Quiet Events. Stage 48’s VIP rooftop hosts 3 live DJs spinning top 40, hip hop, EDM, so grab your headphones and get ready to party!

Bottomless Brunch Madness
  • SideBAR – 118 East 15th Street, 10003
  • 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Price $20

Spend your Sunday in the heart of Union Square for southwestern brunch specials and unlimited drinks at SideBAR. This is rated one of NYC’s best Sunday Funday brunches, with specialty cocktails, 20 HD flatscreen TVs and a menu packed with amazing comfort food beer grub- six layer nachos, anyone?

Featured image source: [flickr/QuietEvents]

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