This may be the most important list that you ever read. New York City is known for a steep pricing model on, well, everything. Fear not, my wounded pigeons,  I have found 16 safe-havens to house your sober selves. Step into my lair of free/cheap booze. You’re welcome.

1. Empire Hotel Rooftop

Where: 44 W 63rd St, Manhattan

What: Free drink with Overtime RSVP

2. Astor Wines and Spirits 

Where: 399 Lafayette St, Manhattan

What: Free tastings every day, 15% off purchase of tasted alcohol

3. BottleRocket 
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Where: 5 W 19th St, Manhattan

Free Tastings Thurs-Sat 5-8

4. Union Square Wines and Spirits 

Where: 140 4th Ave, Manhattan

What: Free wine and liquor tastings

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5. The Delancey

Where: 168 Delancey St, New York

What: FREE tequila shot with proof of unemployment

6. Wicked Willy’s

Where: 149 Bleecker St, Manhattan

What: Free drink on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights for singing karaoke

7. Bijan’s

Where: 81 Hoyt St, Brooklyn

What: Buy one, get one Mon – Fri

8. Ten Degrees8

Where: 121 St Marks Pl, Manhattan

What: Buy one, get one on Mondays

9. The Rum House

Where: 228 W 47th St, New York, Manhattan

What: Free rum tastings with drink purchase on Tuesdays

10. Professor Thom’s

Where: 219 2nd Ave, Manhattan

What: Bring your Tinder date and get 2-for-1 on Tuesdays

11. Tonic East

Where: 411 3rd Ave, Manhattan

What: Ladies drink free at the bar from 8 to 9 p.m on Wednesdays

12. Maru

Where: 11 W 32nd St, Manhattan

What: Get one free drink with one sushi roll on Thursdays

13. Keybar

Where: 432 E 13th St, Manhattan

What: Buy one, get one during happy hour.

14. Doc Holliday’s

Where: 141 Avenue A, Manhattan

What: Buy one, get one free every dayPop