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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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My First Trip to Curry Hill

Courtesy of Yelp – the Interior

Last night a friend and I decided to grab dinner in Murray Hill, and figured the perfect place to go was somewhere in Curry Hill. We ended up at Chote Nawab on Lexington between 27th and 28th Street.

What I liked about Chote Nawab was the modern [...]

Deal Alert! Whiskey Rebel’s One Year Anniversary Party!

With its great happy hours ($2 Coronas anyone?), free bar snacks, and table in the back that’s perfect for beer pong or flip cup, Whiskey Rebel has hosted quite a few happy hours for me and my friends in the past year. And this Saturday, February 19th, it is hosting a one year anniversary [...]

$2 Coronas and Buffalo Chicken Pizza? Yes, Please

In the bar-wasteland around my office, a very welcome addition has been Whiskey Rebel on 28th and Lexington. Curry Hill doesn’t seem like a natural spot for such a bar, and isn’t, but I think that’s why it works.

What we love about the bar is the free popcorn or snack mixes they serve [...]

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