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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! Get a Free Bottle of Prosecco with a Dozen Oysters!

I am not a fan of oysters, but I certainly love prosecco. If you like both, you’ll want to check out Virgola on Greenwich Ave between Charles & 10th Street. According to TableHoppingNY, if you buy a dozen oysters, you’ll get a free bottle of prosecco.

Deal Alert! $1 Empanadas!

In honor of National Empanada Day, visit Favela Cubana on Laguardia between Washington and West 3rd for $1 empanadas today, starting at 11am. You can enjoy the beef and corn version at this cheap price for both dine-in or take-out.

Check out our review from a few years [...]

Deal Alert! Free Slice of Cake with Purchase!

According to reader Stephanie, Glaser’s Bake Shop (1670 1st Avenue, between 87th and 88th Streets) is giving away a free piece of cake with purchase–white sheet cake with either lemon or chocolate frosting, in honor of the shop’s 112th birthday.

Deal Alert! $5 Walking Tours!

It officially feels like spring this week – and Walks of New York, a new tour operator here in the city, is celebrating by offering walking tours of NYC for a suggested donation of $5 – regularly, these start at $35, now through April 7. 

Walks of New York is a brand extension of [...]

Deal Alert! 50% Off at New York City Bagel Coffee House!

Caryn (who used to run this blog with me!) shared this deal with us today. In honor of New York City Bagel Coffee House’s one year anniversary, they are offering 50% off your entire order today. New York City Bagel Coffee House is at 29th Street and 23rd Avenue in Astoria. Hours are 6am [...]

Deal Alert! Discounted Tickets to Choice Eats, Plus How to Survive the Event!

My favorite eating event of the year is taking place next Tuesday – the Village Voice Choice Eats.This event is basically a food festival where you’ll enjoy samples from 70 different restaurants, complimentary alcoholic beverages (beer and wine) and a dessert sampling. This year, the event will be hosted on March 25, next Tuesday, [...]

Deal Alert! $10 Tickets to the Musical Violet!

Just heard from reader Laurie that you can purchase $10 tickets to the new musical,  Violet.  If you call today (212.719.1300) and mention the code A10VLT you can purchase $10.00 tickets to this musical for performances from March 28-30. There are no service charge fees and a limit of 4 tickets per person. The tickets [...]

Deal Alert! Free Coffee with a Breakfast Sandwich Purchase!

Enjoy a free grande brewed coffee with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich at Starbucks now through Friday. Plus, there are three new sandwiches:

Slow-roasted Ham & Swiss Vegetable & Fontiago Egg & Cheddar

The deal is valid at participating locations only, so you may want to ask before you [...]

Follow S’Mac on Twitter and Save 15%

If you are planning on heading in to S’Mac on 12th between 1st and 2nd or 33rd between Lex and 3rd, make sure you are following them on Twitter. Simply show your cashier your phone to prove that you are following them, and you’ll save 15% on your order. This promotion is going on [...]

Deal Alert! $2 Burgers and Sandwiches!

Thanks to our friends at NYC Daily Deals for tipping us off to this deal. Head to Schnipper’s new Midtown location at 570 Lexington Avenue (at 50th Street) and enjoy $2 burgers and sandwiches from 11:30 – 9. The line will probably be long, so we advise getting there early.

After 4pm though, you’ll get $2 [...]

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