Getting there and back:
Airfare has been booked to NYC La Guardia: Flying out at 6am May 4th arriving NYC at 10:30am. Total cost per person: $229.60 (Cost had a lot to do with our very specific preferences for times and days).
Nesva Hotel in Queens: $45/person/night = $90 for two nights (1 person)
Found it through hostelworld! Why is HI NYC so expensive???
Day 1: Arrive, drop off luggage at hotel
Walk the mile-long Highline Park
Metropolitan Museum of Art $25 (open til 9pm)
Burlesque Show at The Slipper Room $15
Day2: Bike rental around central park (4 hours) $26 (saved $18 booking online)
American Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Super Saver admission (general admission + space show and whales exhibit) $33
Drag show (where? Lips?) $12
Monday morning: home
Pay-per-ride metro pass: $10
Total cost before food/extras: $441