Guest Post by Sarah Coniski, Upper West Side Correspondent
When it comes to baklava, I am spoiled.Â My great aunt, Florence Stachowicz (don’t let the Polish last name fool you – she is of Greek ancestry), makes the best baklava I’ve ever eaten. It is buttery and rich, sweet and crunchy and perfectly layered. [...]
I love being thrifty and can’t understand why someone would pay full price for anything if they don’t have to. Â We at 89th and Broke are always scouring the Web for new deals and resources to help our like-minded friends. Just the other day our co-worker, Alicia, sent me the link to a new [...]
Grab a friend, because it’s buy one get one at Jamba Juice!Â Thanks to our friend Leigh, we discovered that Jamba Juice is offering this BOGO deal on smoothies until July 12. Â To learn more and get the coupon, click here.
While I can tell you where the best place is to get rice pudding in the city or where I like to get nachos, unfortunately I’m not educated enough to tell you what bars Andy Warhol frequently visited, or where a former president made an infamous speech. Â But, that’s why there are walking tours.
Pappardella will be handing out free gelato on Saturday, June 27th from 12-5pm. Grab a scoop of free gelato and take a relaxing stroll through Riverside Park or Central Park – sounds like a nice afternoon to me!
S’MAC is celebrating its third birthday with a treat for us all – they’ll be practically giving away their delectable macaroni and cheese all day. Stop by the East Village location (12th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues) and enjoy the All-American nosh for just $1.00 (gluten-free for $2). There are some rules: dine-in [...]
Guest Post by Mari Abe, Downtown Correspondent
To celebrate its 20th year anniversary, Menchanko-Tei, a Japanese ramen/noodle house in midtown west is offering to pick up the tab… if you win a one-shot game of Jan-Ken-Pon (or Rock-Paper-Scissors) with the restaurant’s manager. I know, sounds too good to be true, but it’s for real. [...]
The Skint linked to GraceNotesNYC‘s post about free Pinkberry on Friday, 6/26! To compete with Red Mango’s new Tangomonium flavor (which I believe has received lukewarm reviews) Pinkberry is introducing two new flavors – coconut and passionfruit. Personally, coconut is my favorite topping on Red Mango and Pinkberry yogurt, so my tastebuds could be [...]
While the Upper West Side seems nice, the trek from the East Side sometimes makes the west look a little less appealing. Â When I make my way over there, I guess I could always wait for a bus, but I usually toss in the towel way too early and take a cab – ultimately, [...]
Looking to score some free drinks in the city? Â Your ticket may simply be your name. Â At No Idea Bar, located on 20th between Park and Broadway,Â Â and Antarctica Bar, on Hudson at Spring St, a different name is selected every night and if you happen to have that name, drinks are free from 5-11 [...]