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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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Deal Alert! Pay What You Wish at Museum of Arts and Design!

Tonight from 6-9pm, enjoy “pay what you wish” hours at the Museum of Arts and Design,  located at 2 Columbus Circle. Typically admission is $15, but tonight and every Thursday, you can give $2, $5, whatever. Current exhibits include the Art of Scent and Playing with Fire, a look at contemporary [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Admission to New Museum on Thursdays!

Looking for something to do tonight without breaking the bank? Check out the New Museum, located on Bowery between Stanton and Rivington.. Tonight, swing by from 7- 9pm and you’ll receive free admission. This deal is valid every Thursday, but note that the museum closes at 9pm so you may want to get there [...]

Deal Alert! Free Museum Admission Tonight!

Tonight marks the annual “Museum Mile” festival.  From 6-9 pm, 10 museums along 5th Avenue between 82nd and 105th Street offer free admission.  In addition to free admission, you can enjoy entertainment in the streets – such as art projects and live music.  Now, I’ve been to Museum Mile a couple of times since [...]

Deal Alert! Two for One Museum Admission!

I love visiting museums and appreciate that many of these museums have free hours.  However, if you can’t make the free hours and choose to pay for your admission, it’s always nice to go when you have a coupon.

Luckily, NYCGO is offering two for one admission passes at the following museums.  I’ve also [...]

Deal Alert! BOGO Admission to MOMI!

A couple weeks ago, my boyfriend and I checked out the Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI) in Astoria and I have not been able to stop raving about it.  I loved that you were able to see artifacts from your favorite movies – Winona Ryder’s legs in Black Swan, Bill Huxtable’s sweaters, the [...]

Deal Alert! Two for One Coupon at Cooper-Hewitt!

When Caryn and I are not eating, we do like to take advantage of what the city has to offer.  If you’ve been wanting to check out the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, you may want to take advantage of this two-for-one coupon now through the end of the month.  Typically, it is $15 to enter the Cooper-Hewitt [...]

Deal Alert! Free Museum Admission!

Want to visit a museum for free tomorrow?  Several museums here in NYC are participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day on Saturday, September 25.  Some museums include the American Folk Art Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Asia Society Museum and more.  To find a museum to visit for free, click here.  Remember though – [...]

Deal Alert! Free Ben & Jerry’s at the New-York Historical Society!

Today Ben & Jerry’s will continue delivering free ice cream samples to NYCers at the New-York Historical Society (I’m confused by the hyphen in between New and York, but whatever) from 1-4 pm (or until samples run out. It looks like flavors of the celebrated New York Super Fudge Chunk and Cherry Garcia (in [...]

Deal Alert! Free Museum Admission Today!

Tonight marks the annual “Museum Mile” festival.  From 6-9 pm, 9 museums along 5th Avenue between 82nd and 105th Street offer free admission.  In addition to free admission, you can enjoy entertainment in the streets – such as art projects and live music.  Now, I’ve been to Museum Mile the past two years.  My [...]

Deal Alert! BOGO Admission at Brooklyn Museum!

Editor’s note:  We just learned from one of our readers, Susan, that this museum actually offers suggested admission (shows you how much we get to BK sometimes).  So, basically, that means you pay what you want, as long as you don’t feel guilty about it.  Looking for other museums with suggested admission?  Check [...]

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