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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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Mark Your Calendars – Brother Jimmy’s Rolls Back Prices November 1 -25

Brother Jimmy’s is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Beginning November 1, they are kicking off 25 days of 1989 prices.  These deals will be good at a all five Manhattan locations. It will feature original favorites, including:  Pulled Pork Sandwiches, $7.25 ($12 in 2014); Pulled Pork Dinners, $11.95 (currently $17.50), a dozen Buffalo Wings, $5.95 ($11.50) and Hush Puppies, $3.95 ($7.75). Brother Jimmy’s [...]

Prices Roll Back to 1989 at Sac’s

One of my favorite pizzerias/Italian restaurants in Astoria, Sac’s, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with 1989 prices. This is valid for the 21st and 28th of this month. Note you must dine-in only and reservations are strongly recommended. Sac’s is located on Broadway between 29th and Crescent.



Queens Restaurant Week is Here

It’s Queens Restaurant Week! Now through Halloween, enjoy a three-course meal for $28 during dinner or $14 for lunch. More than 100 restaurants are participating in 30 neighborhoods. Check out the list here.

Hill and Bay Celebrates Anniversary with Specials

Hill and Bay at the corner of 32nd and 2nd is celebrating its first anniversary with specials  all week long. Enjoy two happy hours from 4-7pm and 10pm -til close. Thanks to our former co-blogger Caryn for sharing this tip!

BOGO Smoothie at 16 Handles

Now through Wednesday September 24, use this coupon from 16 Handles to get a buy one get one smoothie. Note one coupon per customer and valid at participating locations only – no word on which ones are participating so call ahead before you venture out!

Brunch Deal at Galway Pub

I stopped in my tracks when I saw an ad walking down 36th Street yesterday.

Galway Pub located on 36th between 5th and Madison has a great brunch deal on Saturday – for $20, enjoy unlimited mimosas or bloody marys plus a brunch entree. Deal runs from 11:30 am – 3:30 [...]

50% Off Online Orders at Just Salad

My friend Dana recently shared this deal with me – order salad from Just Salad online at saladdelivery.com and you can save 50% off your first order when you use the code JSOJS.  I’ve included the image below -note the fine print is a little hard to read.


$5 Comedy Show Tickets at Caroline’s

If you’ve been reading this blog since 2008, you might remember my old boyfriend, Ben, the comedian. He in fact set up this blog and is still doing standup – and just shared with me a great deal if you are looking to go see a show at Caroline’s on 49th and Broadway. 

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50 Cent Coffee at 7-Eleven

Thanks, Facebook advertising for targeting this deal to me. In honor of its 50th anniversary, you can snag a small 50 cent coffee at 7-Eleven now through September 14.

Treat Receipt is Back at Starbucks

For a limited time, if you go to Starbucks in the am, bring in your receipt in the afternoon after 2pm. You’ll be able to get a sweet treat for just $1.

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost