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89th And Broke

I'm a young professional living in Astoria (formerly of Williamsburg, the UES and Murray Hill - I move a lot!). I'm always looking for something fun to do or the best place to grab a drink and dinner at an affordable price around the city. Have a suggestion? Email me at Laura AT 89thandbroke DOT com.

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90% off at Restaurant.com, Plus Favorite Food Finds!

It’s back!  Today only you can get a $25 restaurant gift certificate from restaurant.com for just $1!  At checkout, use the promo code WOW. This happens only a few times a year, so get this while you can!  If you don’t feel like picking out your restaurant now, you may want to use the Dinner [...]

Deal Alert! Free Honeydrop Beverages!

I’m a sucker for freebies.  If you plan on being by the Whole Foods in Columbus Circle today, or the Bowery Whole Foods on East Houston, you may want to pop in between noon and 4pm.  During this time, you can get a free, full-sized bottle of honey-sweetened juices and teas from Honeydrop.  You’ll be [...]

Deal Alert! Free Coldstone!

Since moving to Astoria, I’ve discovered there’s a Coldstone at the end of my block and have already visited twice (I’ve lived here less than a week).  Well, here’s another reason to head to Coldstone.

Between 5-8 pm today, you can receive “Kate’s Creation” at Coldstone for free as part of their World’s Largest [...]

Loving the Sandwiches at Local

For lunch yesterday,  my office decided to change it up and instead of our usual Subway run, we went to Local.  Local is a little cafe in “South Village” as Yelp calls it.   The place is small with about three tables, but if you work in the area, it is great for a [...]

Coming Up! 89th and Broke’s Two Year Anniversary Party!

We’re busy getting ready for our two year anniversary party on Thursday and we’re excited to meet a lot of you! To those on the wait list, please be patient – we are emailing anyone we can squeeze in this week.

To recap, we’ll be celebrating at Manny’s on Second (2nd Ave. between 92nd and 93rd [...]

Deal Alert! $10 Off-Broadway Tickets!

Earlier this year we told you about Hiptix, a theater program where you can get tickets to off-Broadway shows for only $20 just for being under 35.  To get discounted tickets, first join Hiptix by calling 212-719-1300 and ask to be on the Hiptix mailing list. Next, order your tickets to a show (which [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

Check out some of these offers today:

If you’ve ever wanted to take advantage of a dinner or lunch cruise, you may be interested in this deal from CBS Local Offers.  You’ll be able to take a dinner/lunch cruise for $42 (instead of $85). Like chocolate?  Thanks to Eversave, get $25 worth of homemade [...]

Coming Up! The Sunburnt Cow’s Birthday!

This Sunday, the Sunburnt Cow is celebrating its 7th birthday and it wouldn’t be a party without free food or booze.  According to the Facebook invite, from 3 – 11:30 pm, there will be free food and booze for everyone, including a spit roasted cow.

Now last year, we wrote about this party and [...]

Favorite Food Finds

Not a ton of food deals on the Web today!  But there are a couple you may want to take advantage of:

Scoop St. is bringing back its food tour, after its success last spring at Taste of 7th Street.  This time, they will have a Taste of Midtown East food crawl which will [...]

Deal Alert! 5 Dumplings for $1.29!

After a day of classes, I was making my way to Trader Joe’s to get in some cheap grocery shopping before heading home. I hadn’t eaten in about 6 hours and I was getting really hungry, but I only had $2 in my wallet. I had limited choices, but I was happy to see [...]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost