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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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Deal Alert! Free Milkshake or Beer with Purchase of Burger!

Work in Times Square?  Check out Schnipper’s Quality Kitchen today and enjoy a free milkshake or free beer with the purchase of a hamburger.  The offer is good from 11am – 11pm today, according to Midtown Lunch.

Satisfactory Experience at Smith & Wollensky

Monday kicked off Restaurant Week, and I spent it with my roommate Al and our friend Alex at Smith & Wollensky.  Now we’re all looking for a little something different when it comes to this infamous week – Al and I appreciate a good value, while Alex would rather enjoy a meal she couldn’t […]

Katwalk: $15 AYCD From 6-8 on Weeknights

Looking for a good place to drink cheaply? Check out Katwalk on 35th and 5th. Although it looks a bit sketchy (my friends all thought it was a strip club at first, and granted it’s in a seedy part of town), it’s actually a pretty chic bar/lounge with a great deal.

Every Monday-Friday you can […]

Deal Alert! 20% Off at Guy & Gallard!

Chances are if you work or live anywhere in the 30s, whether it be on the east or west side, you are near a Guy & Gallard.  If you haven’t tried online ordering from Guy & Gallard yet, I suggest you try it soon, because Seamless Web is offering 20% off online orders. If […]

It’s back! 20at20!

We’ve written about 20at20 several times and we’re glad to say its back!  From now until February 7 (coincidentally the same weeks as Restaurant Week), you can see off-Broadway shows for only $20.  Wondering how to take advantage of the deal?  Show up at the theater 20 minutes before the curtain goes up and you […]

Lombardi’s Pizza: America’s First Pizzeria, but Not Its Best

Guest post by Joe Coniski, father of former Upper West Side Correspondent Sarah Coniski

During a late December trip to New York City to move my daughter, I made it a point to visit another New York City pizzeria from my list of “best pizza places” that I have collected for several […]

Deal Alert! Tacos, Pigs and 5 Course Meals!

If your perfect Sunday consists more of cheap eats rather than NFL playoffs, take advantage of these three great deals.

Mayahuel, down on 6th Street between 2nd and 1st ave, offers $1 tacos from 2 p.m. to midnight on Sundays.  Tacos typically cost $12, so get them on Sunday! According to Eater, Double Crown […]

Buy a Drink, Get a Pizza

Guest Post by Jenni Maier, Editor of the Post Grad Blog

I’m a recent postgrad on a tight budget so I’m constantly on the look out for good deals and cheap meals. Crocodile Lounge in the East Village out does itself daily by by offering a free personal pizza with every single drink purchase. […]

Do You Consider Yourself a Bartender?

Think you can mix the best cocktail?  If so, check out Havana Central’s “Love Potion’s Cocktail Challenge” in honor of next month’s dreaded holiday.

Basically, the contest asks New Yorkers to create a cocktail using Bacardi Rum as the main spirit, which will be featured on the menu for the next month.  From there, […]

Eating Event! The Village Voice’s Third Annual Choice Eats Tickets Are Now On Sale!

Do yourself a favor and buy your ticket to this year’s Village Voice’s Choice Eats event, held Monday, March 22nd. Stop reading, just click that link and go do it…then come back to see why you were so wise to listen blindly.

This is a killer event if you like restaurants/food (and […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost