Want to see New York City without spending a fortune? Here is a great list of things to do and see in NYC that are frugal, cheap, or won't cost you much. http://freefrombroke.com/frugal-things-to-do-and-see-in-new-york-city/
Everything you need to know about renting in New York City. I definitely think these rents are on the higher side for a millenials (they definitely couldn't afford this), but here's a good idea of how the rental process works.