Stretching $50 in Jackson Heights
The bargains in the city's most eclectic neighborhood go well beyond all-you-can-eat buffets. We took fifty bucks and walked 25 blocks.

Plus: What $50 Gets You In...

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The State of the Bargain Neighborhood
A few years ago, New Yorkers refusing to shell out thousands for a cubicle-sized studio retreated to these locales. But are they still a bargain?

>>Plus: Tips for Improving Your Street Smarts
Salon Savings
Can't fathom shelling out three figures for a haircut? Make an appointment with a stylist-in-training. The following top salons hold regular 'training nights' where you can get a cut for a fraction of their regular price.

Minimal Maintenance
The monthly cost of staying well-groomed can total more than your apartment's rent. Here's how to get pampered at a pauper's price.
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