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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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Coming Up! Brother Jimmy’s Valentine’s Schmalentine’s Day Party!

There have been plenty of years that I’ve spent V-Day solo, chugging drinks in a bar. 

If you are going to do that again this 14th, here’s where you should drink – Brother Jimmy’s in Murray Hill (31st and Lexington). Why? Cheap drinks.

This Valentine’s Day, enjoy FREE shots of Baron Tequila with every [...]

Coming Up! Brother Jimmy’s Anniversary Party with Free Food – PLUS Giveaway!

EDITOR’S NOTE: JULIA (#3) IS OUR WINNER!

Tuesday marks the 5th anniversary of Brother Jimmy’s in Murray Hill on Lexington and 31st and to celebrate, they are giving out FREE food from 4-7pm on Tuesday, August 20. Brother Jimmy’s Backyard BBQ Block Party will feature free concession stands to anyone passing by with enough food [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Meat Pies at Pie Face!

Today, enjoy free meat pies from Pie Face in exchange for some social media love. From noon to midnight, get a BBQ pulled pork pie at any Pie Face location for the price of a hashtag.  Show Pie Face some love on Twitter @PieFaceUSA, Facebook, or Instagram, and they’ll love right back with a BBQ Pulled Pork pie. Just tag @piefaceusa, or post directly [...]

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.

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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 [...]

A Taste of Thai in Murray Hill

A few weeks back I was invited to E-San Thai to try some of their dishes. After going to check out the new Disney movie Oz in Kips Bay with the BF (for free, thanks to How About We), we decided to swing by this spot for dinner.

The restaurant was empty at 9:30 [...]

My First Trip to Curry Hill

Courtesy of Yelp – the Interior

Last night a friend and I decided to grab dinner in Murray Hill, and figured the perfect place to go was somewhere in Curry Hill. We ended up at Chote Nawab on Lexington between 27th and 28th Street.

What I liked about Chote Nawab was the modern [...]

$2.50 Beers at the Bravest? Yes, Please

One of my favorite bars hands down is the Bravest located on 38th and 2nd.  In fact, I’ve spent my last two Fridays there and I’ve been pretty impressed that we were able to score a table on both occasions.

I like the Bravest because beers are cheap.  No matter what time of day or [...]

Deal Alert! All You Can Eat & Drink for $20!

It may take a lot (or a little, no judging here) to persuade you to go out on a Monday night, so if you’re looking for a good excuse we’ve got one for you. The Hill (aptly named since it’s in Murray Hill) offers a pretty incredible Monday night special: Enjoy all you can drink [...]

Two-For-One Tuesdays

Tuesdays are a great night for going out. It’s nice for catching up with a friend since it’s still early enough in the week  that restaurants and bars aren’t too crowded. And as an extra bonus, because it’s early in the week, restaurants and bars will offer great deals to get people in their [...]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost