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89th And Broke

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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Get Your Lunch for $1 With City Lunch Club

Sometimes, especially towards the end of the week, I am sick of bringing my lunch to work. It’s been either 3 days of the same leftovers or sandwiches and I want something new. There are other weeks when I am too lazy to make my lunch, and then for 5 days in a row, [...]

I Tried It – Boxed.com, Plus $10 Promo Code

As a girl who loves deals, obviously I love going to warehouses like Costco and getting wholesale prices. Luckily even before I had a car in the city, I was within walking distance to a Costco, and once a month would push my grandma cart there, get some supplies and head home. But if [...]

Why You Should Download the Financier Pastries App – Free Coffee!

If you visit any of the 10 Financier Pastries locations, make sure to download their new app. You can pay with this app, and it also tracks loyalty – so you’ll get $3 after you make 10 visits and $5 off on your birthday. But better yet, now through Sunday, you’ll get a free [...]

Three Ways to Save on Books

I’ve had my Nook for over a year, and frankly, I love it. I always have it in my purse so I can get engrossed in a book while on the subway. No matter if you have a Nook or a Kindle, or one of the reading apps on your phone, here are some tips on how [...]

Try This Trick! Get Cash Back with Checkout51!

I always want to be a coupon cutter but let’s face it – half the time I forget to bring my coupons to the store and I’m not the type of person to print them off the internet. Still, I always look for ways to save money, and the easiest coupon app I’ve found [...]

Try This Trick! Fiverr!

Have you  heard of Fiverr? The site allows people to sell services – anything from designing a logo if you are thinking of starting your own blog, to getting a custom iPhone case designed, to getting a customized birthday message from a Marilyn Monroe lookalike to send to a friend. Best of all, these [...]

Try This Trick: Minibar

Yesterday I had my book club meeting and I realized I needed to bring a bottle of wine. Between after work cocktails with a client and the book club meeting, I wasn’t going to have time to swing into a liquor store, especially when I wasn’t totally familiar with the area my friend lived [...]

Fabulous Freebie! Free $20 Credit to Boxed!

Saw this on Gilt City today and had to share! Gilt City is offering a $20 credit (FREE!) to Boxed. Now I haven’t shopped at Boxed before, but it’s considered Costco for the mobile generation – basically you can buy wholesale goods, delivered straight to your door in 48 hours, at Costco prices. Think [...]

Try This Trick! Get Free Samples with PINCHme!

A few years ago, I told you guys my dirty secret: that I always scoop up free online samples.  If you are like me, you’ll want to check out PINCHme.  I stumbled across the site from someone’s Pinterest board, and am certainly glad I did.

With PINCHme, you’ll get an email when free samples [...]

Try This Trick! Unroll.me!

New year, new inbox – if you want to keep your inbox organized, try Unroll.me. This service which works with Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Google Apps, has you log in to your email account through Unroll.me and it identifies all the subscriptions you subscribe to. I had a ton of subscriptions from Groupon, LivingSocial, [...]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost