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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 [...]

Rumor Has It… Free Shaved Ice!

Not confirmed on the timing of this, but according to this press release,   there will be Tommy Bahama branded shave ice carts in  Bryant serving free cool, refreshing razor fine shavings of ice with a choice of mango or pineapple flavoring in honor of National Relaxation Day.  Free frozen treats will also be served to all [...]

It’s Official – NYC Pools are Open!

It’s official! The pools are open here in NYC, but every time I suggest we go swimming in the neighborhood pool, I get an “ew. I don’t want to be swimming in a see of pee.” Even my boyfriend will take one look at me and say “You’re kidding, right?”

Well, I’ve gone [...]

20 Readers Get Free Theatre Tickets!


Normally we have a giveaway for one lucky reader to go with a friend to a theatre production….but this time, 20 of you are going to get to see this show – FOR FREE.

Award-winning theatre companies Rescue Agreement and CAP21 bring you If [or When] the Roof Falls [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Fitness Classes!

Now through August 21, swing by Pier 64 on W 24th Street for free fitness classes every Wednesday. Classes start at 6:30 and are limited to the first 75 participants. In partnership with Equinox, NYC Service and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, NYC Parks brings you Nia, a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Pinkberry Greek Yogurt!

Visit Pinkberry between 11-2pm every Wednesday this April for a free Pinkberry Greek yogurt. All of the terms and conditions are here but these look pretty straight forward – one free yogurt per visit and only at participating locations. If you find a participating location, please let us [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Thai Samples at E-San Thai!

Remember yesterday when I told you about E-San Thai? Swing by E-San Thai today, March 26 from 3-5 pm in Murray Hill on 2nd Ave between 34th and 35th Street for a free sample of the following treats:

Whole sea bass Volcanic shrimp Green mango salad Chicken curry puff Steamed chicken dumpling Thai fish [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Rita’s Italian Ice!

Today marks the first day of spring – and therefore, it’s free Italian ice day at Rita’s Ice. Swing by Rita’s here in the city on Broadway and 93rd Street to enjoy a complimentary ice in the flavor of your choice.

Coming Up! Free Ice Skating!

Visit Fort Lauderdale is taking over Rockefeller Center’s skating rink this Wednesday, January 16 from 8am – 2pm. Expect free ice skating, full-sized palm trees and beach umbrellas, calypso music and ice dancers in bikinis. Plus, sunglasses will be handed out and a few lucky folks will walk away with a free vacation at the [...]

Coming Up! Free Spa Treatments!

Want to enjoy a free spa treatment? Indulge in a day of complementary manicures, massages, facials, spray tanning, BOTOX consultations and more at The Spa at THE OUT NYC on Friday, December 21 from 11am to 6pm.  THE OUT NYC is located at 510 West 42nd Street (42nd Street between 10th and 11th Aves). Reservations [...]

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