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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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5 Super SeamlessWeb Lunches Under $10 PLUS a Special Spring Pickup Discount

Guest Post By Rich from The Delivery Bag

If there’s one thing we’ve noticed about the ladies of 89th and Broke, it’s that they love free food! Every time we give out a discount, they’re among the first to post it and share the savings with their equally value-conscious readers.

So since Spring is, er, [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

For $20, get $40 worth of tapas and drinks for two at Palo Cortado. For $10, get $20 worth of Irish food at Lunasa. $20 gets you $40 worth of cuisine at Aja in Sutton Place. Live near Jamaice? Get $15 worth of bagels, salads and more at The Bagel Factory for $5. [...]

Coming Up! Free Red Mango!

This just in: a new Red Mango is opening at 145 Allen St (corner of Rivington) tomorrow, Friday, April 29.  Swing by from 5pm – midnight to get free frozen yogurt!  Better yet, be one of the first 100 people there, and you’ll get a free t-shirt. [...]

Tasty and Historical Food Tour of Little Italy and Chinatown (and a Deal Alert!)

Several months ago Laura (thoughts in italics) and I purchased vouchers for Ahoy NY Tours & Tastings‘ food tour of Little Italy and Chinatown (look below for your own discount). We knew we liked the cuisines that both areas had to offer, but we weren’t sure what to expect of the 3 hour tour. [...]

Deal Alert! Free Energy Drink!

We’ve learned that the first 100 customers at Jamba Juice starting at 2pm today will get a free can of the new Jamba Juice all natural energy drink.  These flavors include strawberry banana and crisp apple.  You don’t need to bring any coupon in to get the deal, but keep in mind this [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

Enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner for two for $58 at Le Sajj in BK. Grab $30 worth of Indian, Pakistani and Afghan cuisine for $15. $99 gets you five days of pre-prepared meals from 5 Squares. Get two tickets to the Cinco de Mayo pub crawl for $10. Live near Inwood? For [...]

Deal Alert! Free Food in Park Slope!

PSBklyn, a restaurant in Park Slope that offers artisanal style comfort food, is offering free samples all day today, Wednesday, April 27th, according to a press release we’ve received.  Stop in to try free potato pierogies and wild mushroom spring rolls.  Better yet, make sure to swing by the basement to see their game [...]

Deal Alert! It’s 31 Cent Scoop Night at Baskin Robbins!

It’s 31 Cent Scoop Night again at Baskin Robbins! To support America’s firefighters, Baskin Robbins is donating $100,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation® (NFFF) and they’re treating the rest of us to scoops of ice cream for the deliciously reduced price of 31 cents! Stop by participating locations (you know the drill, call [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

Get $20 for $40 worth of Bloody Marys and an appetizer at Affaire in the East Village. Use the code BONUS to get a $25 restaurant.com gift certificate for $2. Get $50 to OPM in Sheepshead Bay for $25. For $12, get $25 worth of Latin cuisine at Natives in Jackson Heights. For [...]

The Queens Kickshaw: My 2011 Resolution

Astoria has been getting some great restaurants lately. The latest addition to the neighborhood is The Queens Kickshaw, that’s a coffee shop specializing in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. I’ve been twice and I loved it both times. First, I love cheese. You may recall I plan on naming my kid Brie, Colby and Jack [...]

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