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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! 2 for 1 Hot Chocolate!

Want to warm up this weekend?  Check out Chocolate Bar in the West Village on Sundays (on 8th Ave between Jane and West 12th St).  Every Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. til 9 p.m., hot chocolates are buy one get one small hot chocolate free.  The beverage isn’t your typical Swiss Miss – flavors include […]

5 Beers for $10. We’re not kidding.

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

Every once in awhile I find such a great deal that I feel the need to share it with everyone. I recently discovered Common Ground Bar in the East Village. The cozy and somewhat dark bar offers such a phenomenal happy hour special […]

Deal Alert! Free Pancakes In Honor of National Pancake Day at IHOP!

I love pancakes. Well to take a step back, the truth is that I love carbs in every variety. But pancakes hold a special place in my heart and stomach, particularly when they’re from IHOP (I hear you calling my name you delicious Harvest Grain and Nut pancakes). That’s why I’m so excited […]

99 Cent Pizza…err $1.07 Pizza

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

Photo courtesy of Yelp

There is no better deal in the city than 99 Cent Fresh Pizza (43rd btw Lex and 3rd) — especially when you’re drunk. The pizza is good, the slices are big, and the service is fast.  They’re open 24 […]

Deal Alert! Deals at Professor Thom’s All Week!

So in case you didn’t know, Professor Thom’s has been closed since the beginning of February. I had some very disappointed friends who dressed up for their Lost trivia the night before the big season premiere only to learn upon arrival that it was closed temporarily (perhaps one member of said group was a tad […]

Money Saving Mondays! Deals at Big Daddy’s Diner!

Nothing is better than a good diner, except a diner meal at a discounted price.  For the next two weeks, Big Daddy’s is offering 25% off first time online orders.  Big Daddy’s has locations in Gramercy and the Upper East Side. To get your discount, use the code MSMBIGDADDY at checkout and keep in […]

The World’s Biggest Pub Crawl is Calling Your Name – Buy Your Tickets Now!

Like day drinking? So do we. That’s why we’re eagerly anticipating this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl taking place Saturday, March 13th. We’ve done the Cinco de Mayo pub crawl in the past and last year’s St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl, and trust me, they never disappoint.

Cheap drinking? Check […]

Deal Alert! 49% Off Tickets to the Inaugural Taste of 7th Street!

Yesterday ScoopSt opened a deal for 49% off of signature dishes at five participating restaurants in the city’s first Taste of 7th Street festival. On Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th , you can enjoy the following dishes for only $18.

Caracas Arepa Bar – Arepa De Pabellón Luke’s Lobster […]

Good Pizza, Cheap Beer, Free Appetizers – Andreas’ Has It All

After much deliberation, Laura, Doug, McKenna and I headed over to Andreas’ in Gramercy for dinner and a few drinks last night. I had been there once before with my mom for brunch and I was pleased with the delicious bread basket served and my chicken Caesar salad, so I was happy to try […]

A Catholic, A Half-Jew and a Jew Walked Into a Deli…

A few weeks back, my roommate and I were craving a good Jewish deli sandwich all weekend – it may have been the fact this was around Hanukkah (and yes, I’ve been saving this post for quite some time).  So Sunday night, with our neighbor/friend Doug in tow, we headed over to the 2nd […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost