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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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Try This Trick! Free Beer Thanks to BevBucks!

There’s a new deal site in town – BevBucks. BevBucks focuses more on bar and alcohol promotions – like buy a pitcher of Narragansett beer at Allie Way on the UES, get two free burgers for $20 or two growlers of  Bass Pale Ale for $16 at Top Hops on the LES.

If you like beer, [...]

Yes, I Went to Endless Shrimp at Red Lobster

After being teased with their commercials for months, on Monday I dragged my boyfriend to Endless Shrimp at Red Lobster in Queens. What’s Endless Shrimp? Well for $14.99, you can get a salad or soup, a side dish, and then pick from any shrimp dish that you’d like – garlic shrimp scampi, breaded shrimp, [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Beer and Wings with RSVP!

Turtle Bay on 52nd and 2nd used to be my favorite bar when I was 23. Here’s a reason to check it out tonight!

From 6-7 pm, enjoy free beer and wings in honor of the bar’s 15th anniversary. In order to get your freebies, you must RSVP.  After this fabulous deal, you can [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

Get a three-course dinner for two with a bottle of wine at DUO in Midtown. $39 gets you five tapas and two desserts for two on Sunday – Thursday at Euzkadi in the East Village. $26 gets you four movie tickets to Regal Cinemas – $13 gets you two [...]

Deal Alert! $1 Sliders at One and One!

Trying to find a spot to grab drinks tonight that has cheap food? Consider One and One in the East Village on 1st at 1st (shocking). Why should you stop by tonight? Well reader Jenny tells us that there are sliders from 7pm – 1am for just a buck every [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

Get discounted movie tickets to Regal Cinemas.  $10 gets you $20 to American Apparel. $25 gets you two appetizers, two entrees and four cocktails at Casaville in Murray Hill. $32 gets you a three course meal for two at Gazala’s on the [...]

Deal Alert! $1 Smoothies at Jamba Juice!

Now through Friday, September 28, snag $1 16 oz smoothies between 5-7pm at Jamba Juice. You can find a list of participating locations here.

Giveaway! Win Tickets to Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

CONGRATS TO BOBBI, LUCKY #12! We’ll contact you directly. 

Guess what’s coming to Broadway this fall? Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf! This Broadway play features Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) and Tony® nominee Amy Morton (August: Osage County)  as America’s infamous sparring couple, George and Martha. If you aren’t [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Ice Cream Cone!

Swing by a participating Carvel near you today and enjoy a free junior bonnet ice cream cone from 3-7pm (September 20 only).  What’s a junior bonnet? It’s when you dip soft serve ice cream into chocolate for example, and it forms a hard candy shell.  The bonnet now features a variety of new flavors, including [...]

Favorite Food Finds!

$39 gets you two lobsters, two sides, two glasses of wine and two soups or salads at Psari in Astoria. Here’s our review. Get a lunch or brunch for two – including two apps, two entrees and two desserts  – for $39 at David Burke Kitchen in Soho. $6 gets you $12 to [...]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost