Gallery: 6 Green (and Free) Summer Things to Do in NYC!

It's summertime, but for those of us on a strict budget, the livin' isn't quite what you'd call easy. The bills don't stop coming just because it's hot out - in fact, some up them get even more expensive! If you refuse to give up the high life just because your wallet is lighter than a piece of lint, check out our list of 6 green (and actually fun) things to do this summer without spending a single dime. From visiting a free farm to taking a completely gratis boat ride to hunting and scavenging (and we don't mean for loose change in your sofa), click through the slideshow to see them all.

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  1. gloria bijou August 2, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    Can I get HALF PRICE Tickets or discount tickets for the Met Museum on 5th Ave? I am a Senior Cit taking Teen Girls Thank you gloria

  2. brkln July 28, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    Actually, Cooper Hewitt is closed for renovation until Fall of 2013 with only it’s garden open. It’s next exhibit (at the U.N.) is in October of 2011.

  3. Brkln July 28, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Your museum information is a bit out of date: The Forbes Gallery sold off their Faberge eggs years ago – back to Russian billionaires I understand, and the Cooper Hewitt museum is closed until October 2011.