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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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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 [...]

Deal Alert! $10 for 3 Beers, Tater Tots and a Shot!

Swing by Idle Hands tonight at Ave B and 2nd Street. For $10, you’ll get to enjoy 3 craft beers of your choice that are on tap, a shot of whiskey and an order of tater tots. This promotion lasts from 7-9pm, and the $10 is collected at the door.

Reserve a spot here and [...]

Deal Alert! $2 Beers at Common Ground!

Today, Common Ground turns 8 years old.  To celebrate, they’re going back to their roots and while it might not last forever, for the foreseeable future, they’ll be offering during Happy Hour, seven days a week, $2 Miller Lite and Yuengling Drafts.  These are, of course, in addition to $3 Drafts (all the rest), $4 Well Liquor [...]

Try This Trick! The Get Real Craft Beer Passport!

One of my favorite things about the summer is back – the Craft Beer Passport.  Last year, my friends and I bought a similar beer pass through Thrillist Rewards, and this beer pass is quite similar to the one we bought last year. For $30, you can go to 38 different bars, and when [...]

Deal Alert! Two-for-one Drinks at Brick Lane Curry House!

Hey football (errr soccer) fans! This weekend, Manchester City will play Chelsea at Yankee Stadium at 5:30 on Saturday. To celebrate, Brick Lane Curry House on 93rd and 3rd will dole out two-for-one drinks and crave-worthy British-meets-Indian grub at the bar from 2:30 pm to close.

The two-for-one booze deal applies to everything from British draft beers like Boddington’s [...]

Deal Alert! $4 Craft Beers at Idle Hands!

Two years ago I gave you three reasons why I love Idle Hands on Ave B between 2nd and 3rd. Here’s a few more!

Idle Hands is moving from craft beer bottles to craft beer cans. Therefore, through May 26, select bottled 12 oz craft beers will be just $4. Can’t make it? Swing by [...]

Deal Alert! $1 PBRs!

What’s better than $2.50 beers? $1 beers! A few weeks ago, my friends at NYC Daily Deals shared this great offer. Every Thursday, from 9pm – 2am, you can enjoy $1 PBR cans at The Irish Exit. The Irish Exit is located on 2nd Ave and 51st [...]

Giveaway! Drink to Help Sandy Victims!

Now here’s a bar crawl I can support – one to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. This Saturday, from 1-9pm, visit a ton of UES bars and enjoy $2 domestic draft pints, $4 mixed drinks, food and shot specials, and a souvenir pint cup for the first 500 guests. How does a bar crawl like [...]

Deal Alert! Free and Discounted Drinks This Weekend!

If you are going out this weekend for dinner, consider checking out these places instead to scoop up free or discounted drinks!

Pizza Roma is offering free prosecco to anyone who comes in on Saturday, April 21, for lunch or dinner (Bleecker between Cornelia and Morton Street) From now through Sunday, GO Burger is [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Glass of Prosecco with Auto Show Ticket!

If you are planning on attending The New York International Auto Show (which starts today through the 15th at the Javits Center), we advise not throwing your ticket out. Why? Bring your ticket to Bond 45 on 45th and 7th, and you’ll score a free glass of [...]

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