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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! 1954 Prices Tonight at Veselka!

Here’s a place that I guarantee will be crowded tonight from 6 – 6:54 pm – Veselka, located on 2nd Ave and 9th Street. According to Grub Street, you’ll enjoy prices from 1954 tonight, so that means 25 cent egg creams, $1.50 pierogies and more. Check out the menu below.


Fabulous Freebie! It’s Back! Free Fries at Pomme Frites!

TableHoppingNY has a deal this week for free fries at Pomme Frites.  Located on 2nd Ave and 7th,  you’ll enjoy a regular size Belgian fries with one sauce or you can get the TableHoppingNY Special (Curry Ketchup, Mango Chutney & Frites Sauce).  How do you get your free fries?  Follow these steps.

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

Fabulous Freebie! Free Pigs in a Blanket!

Well, this is a deal I’ve never written about on the blog before – free pigs in a blanket. Brooklyn Piggies on Ave A and 12th offers gourmet pigs in a blanket and is teaming up with TableHoppingNY to give you some piggies for free. Here’s how to score your two free piggies:

Click [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Cookie!

To celebrate the new Insomnia Cookie on 11th Street and 2nd Ave, they are giving away free cookies! Check out this coupon and show it to them (on your phone works too) to get a free cookie through Monday, April 28.  Thanks to The Skint for the [...]

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 [...]

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