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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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Fabulous Freebie! Free Pomme Frites!

TableHoppingNY has a deal this week for free fries at Pomme Frites.  Located on 2nd Ave and 7th,  you’ll enjoy Belgian fries with toppings like Vietnamese pineapple mayo, smoked eggplant mayo, drowned in malt vinegar or peanut satay.  How do you get your free fries?  Follow these steps.

First, click here Enter your name and email to receive your [...]

Deal Alert! $1 Coors Light Drafts!

I’ve told you before that I love Hop Devil Grill for it’s fantastic $1 tacos on Tuesday night, it’s large beer selection and the fact that Happy Hour lasts until 8. Here’s another reason to check it out! According to NYC Daily Deals, you can snag $1 Coors Light drafts between 4-8pm every weekday [...]

Deal Alert! $1 Mac and Cheese at S’MAC!

In honor of S’MAC’s 7th Birthday, you can snag the All-American mac and cheese (think regular mac and cheese) for $1 today! You’ll be able to get the nosh size for this price – trust me, it’s enough for lunch. Participating locations are 33rd between Lex and 3rd, and 12th between 1st and 2nd.


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! Discounted Prices at Cucina di Pesce!

UPDATE: Here’s the discounted menu and the prices! Some pastas are just $5.95!

Cucina di Pesce is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and tonight through September 13, the restaurant is bringing back its dinner menu from its first few years of opening (1991), including the prices – so expect some discounted meals. I checked [...]

Restaurant Week Meal was Mucha Buena at Yerba Buena

I’ve been cutting back on Restaurant Week lately and have been choosing to do just one or two dinners to not go too overboard with my wallet. This week, my friend and I tried Yerba Buena in the East Village, a restaurant featuring Latin cuisine. Wish I could tell you how we ended up [...]

Revisiting the Review: A Taste of Italy at Cucina Di Pesce, Plus 20% Off Your Bill!

This week my boyfriend and I were invited to come back to Cucina Di Pesce (disclosure: we received a comp’d meal).  Caryn had been there a year and a half ago, and we were asked to give it a try.

It was my first time to the restaurant, and after speaking with the [...]

Deal Alert! $10 Beer & Bourbon Tasting!

Last summer I may have told you about Idle Hands on Avenue B between 2nd and 3rd Street and named a few reasons why I thought this bar was a great spot (the staff and the beer selection are both incredible, just to name a few).  Add one more reason to your list – [...]

Satisfactory Pasta at Spina

Last night, my friend Wix and I were en route to redeem a ScoutMob deal when we discovered the restaurant was closed. Since we were in the mood for pasta, we decided to check out Spina on Ave B.

Spina had a happy hour going on til 8, so we took advantage of a meatball dish – [...]

Deal Alert! Cheap Lunch at Lanza’s!

A reader alerted us to this special yesterday afternoon! Unfortunately, it ends today, but if you can make it to Lanza’s from 12- 2:30 today, you are in for a treat. This restaurant, located on 1st Ave and 10th Street, has rolled back its prices in honor of its 108th anniversary.  Chicken Marsala is [...]

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