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This city is expensive, so we’ve come up with excellent cheap date ideas that won’t make you look like a stingy loser when you ask babe to Netflix and chill. Good for Valentine’s Day ideas or any day of the year, these foolproof dates will allow you and your significant other to have a blast without burning a hole in your wallets. From romantic bars with lust-worthy drink specials to budget-friendly movie theaters and oyster happy hours, there are plenty of affordable options in NYC—if you know where to find them. You're in luck: we have your low-cost, high-reward playbook right here.
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