While the price of oil hovers north of $150, consumers are feeling the spike where it hurts, in their wallets. Whether shopping for flight deals, deferring to public transportation, or looking for a more fuel efficient vehicle, Americans are desperate to ease the pain at the pump.

TheStreet.com's Brittany Umar hit the streets of New York City to find out how skyrocketing oil levels are impacting everyday folks. Check out the video to hear how ballooning gas prices are deflating a host of summer plans, and how people plan on dealing with rising fuel costs.

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