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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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Tickets Still Available to Brooklyn Pour

Now, let me start by saying that I’ve never been to the Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival because I’ve been away every year the event has been put on. But, knowing this is put on by the folks who run my beloved Choice Eats, this event has to be awesome.

Brooklyn Pour will [...]

Drinking Event! Queens Beer Week!

As many of you know, I live in Queens – the best borough ever. If you want to make a trip out to Queens between now and next Sunday, April 27, I’ll give you a reason why – it’s QUEENS BEER WEEK! Dozens of bars and restaurants are participating in a variety of neighborhoods. [...]

Top 5 Picks from Village Voice’s Holiday Spirits Tasting Event

Two Thursdays ago, I checked out the Village Voice’s Holiday Spirits Tasting Event with my boyfriend and my friend/fellow blogger, Yael. The event was held at Studio Square in Astoria, and there were two floors filled with different booths of spirit vendors. At each vendor we were able to sample moonshine, whiskey, wine and [...]

Discounted Tickets to Village Voice Holiday Spirits Tasting Event

So I’ve told you guys several times how much I love Village Voice’s events – my favorite being Choice Eats. It’s like the samples you get from Costco, but with 50+ samples from different restaurants. By the end of the night, my pants are usually unbuttoned – which is why I now only go [...]

Eating and Drinking Event! Sixpoint Beer and Food Crawl!

If I wasn’t celebrating my best friend at her bachelorette this weekend, here’s what I would be doing – the Sixpoint Craft Beer and Food Crawl. Tickets are $29.00 (plus $2.59 handling fee) and you’ll visit 11 bars in LIC and Greenpoint. Check-in is from 12:30 – 3, but the entire event runs from [...]

Drinking Event! New York City Beer Week!

If you like a good beer, you’ll be happy to know that now through March 3 (my birthday!) it’s New York City Beer Week. There are 300 events throughout the week, and you’ll be able to try select brews, enjoy tastings, and more.

If sifting through 300 events scares you (it gives me anxiety, [...]

Drinking Event! Happy Hour Today at Idle Hands, Benefiting the Red Cross

Our friends at Idle Hands on Ave B and 2nd are still without power. If you are like me, you’ve been drinking a little more this week due to the Hurricane – so if you want to get your booze on today, consider heading to Idle Hands.  The bar will be open with as [...]

Eating Event! Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing!

This sounds like a PHENOMENAL event!  Tonight at 7pm, swing by The Double Windsor in Brooklyn, near Prospect Park. This craft beer bar will be pairing Girl Scout Cookies with beer – yum.  For $8, you’ll receive a flight of the following:

Speakeasy Scarface Imperial Stout with Thin Mints Speakeasy Massacre Imperial Dark Wheat [...]

Coming Up! Village Voice’s “Brooklyn Pour” Craft Beer Festival!

We know that The Village Voice certainly knows how to throw a good eating/drinking event (Choice Eats, anyone?), so we’re pumped about their newest venture: “Brooklyn Pour” Craft Beer Festival. According to the site, the event will feature over 100 local, area craft beers along with food and entertainment. The afternoon event will enable guests to [...]

Eating Event! Jerky and Beer Cruise!

I know some guys take their jerky VERY seriously. If you are one of those people, this boat cruise may be for you.

A few months ago, we told you about Thanks, Bro, a company that sends guys jerky and beer, as an alternative to flowers.  On August 10, Thanks, Bro will hold it’s [...]

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