NYC Budget Brigade: New York Cost List

We all know New York can get a little costly. To better prepare you
for the impending dent in your wallet here is a general cost list for
popular NYC commodities.

Single-use MetroCard -$2
Taxi flat fare between JFK Airport and Manhattan -$45 plus bridge/tunnel tolls and tip
Staten Island Ferry -free
Met Museum -$20
Museum of Modern Art -$20
Guggenheim Museum -$18
American Museum of Natural History -$15
Whitney Museum -$15
Bronx Zoo -$15
Empire State Building -$18.45
Top of the Rock -$20
“Wicked” on Broadway, orchestra level – $12o.00 to $250.00
Puccini’s La Rondine at Met Opera, prime orchestra – $175
NY Knicks, three levels up from court – $99.50
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – $19.50
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex – $28.18
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum – $35
Ripley’s Odditorium – $24.99
Sports Museum of America – $16
Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry – $18
Circle Line full-island tour – $31
Gray Line “Manhattan Comprehensive” bus tour – $91
Rockefeller Center Ice Rink – $15.50 to $19, plus $9 skate rental
United Nations tour – $12.50
Grimaldi’s whole cheese pizza – $15.20
Carnegie Deli pastrami sandwich – $17.95
Per Se chef’s tasting menu – $275
Gray’s Papaya recession special – $4.45
Magnolia Bakery cupcake – $2.50