6 Free & Amusing Things to Do in NYC This Weekend Under
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6 Free & Amusing Things to Do in NYC This Weekend Under

BY Sehba Mohammad

Light on funds and don’t feel like spending a lot of cash this weekend? No worries: you can still cram a whole weekend of scintillating activities for free....

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READ: “Andy Warhol Polaroids, 1958—1987″

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Long before Instagram and Kim Kardashian's selfie book, Pop Art granddaddy Andy Warhol was chronicling his daily activities with a Polaroid camera. Starting...

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