Summertime in NYC is a season filled with large-scale events, parades, and big-ticket concerts. All these can be fun if you don't mind obnoxious crowds or depleting your already tapped bank account (Rent in NYC is too damn high). For us, the simple things are the most fun, plus they wont leave you flat broke contemplating moonlighting as a street performer to pay the bills. So to save you from the humiliation of playing your keyboard on a hot subway we've complied a list of some fun and cheap things to do. Whether you're a tourist, newbie or native New Yorker, this list has seven must-do things to ensure you have the best summer in the New York City.