A Friday night date can be a great way to end a long work week. But seeing your empty wallet at the end of that night can, well, break your heart.  

Fortunately there is inexpensive, enjoyable entertainment to be found even in the world’s most expensive cities.

From museums to concerts to cocktails, Kelsey Hubbard reveals ways to woo whilst still saving enough for an engagement ring… or perhaps a date with someone else next week. 

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