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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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Deal Alert! Free Junior’s Cheesecake Today!

Junior’s cheesecake is world famous and has been around a long time; 60 years to be exact. The Skint informed us that to celebrate their 60th anniversary, Junior’s is giving away a slice of cheesecake with every entree ordered today! Not in the mood for a full meal? Then buy an individual slice of […]

Deal Alert! Free Coffee!

Photo courtesy of the NY Times

If you happen to work near the Lincoln Center, you are in luck this afternoon (and every Friday through October 8, for that matter!).  According to the New York Times, Giorgio Milos, a master barista of Illy Caffe, will be giving away coffee from noon – 2pm every […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Not too many food and drink specials to choose from today. RelishNYC is offering $15 worth of Lebanese food at Balade for only $4. You can get $70 worth of food and drink at the UWS’s PicNic Market & Cafe for $35 through […]

Coming Up! Village Pourhouse Booze Cruise Tickets Are Available!

Boats + drinking is easily one of my favorite combinations. That’s why I’m so excited about the upcoming booze cruise from Village Pourhouse! On August 7th you can climb aboard the “Star of Palm Beach Boat” for a three hour cruise filled with Bud Light and dancing. They’ll also have contests where you’ll have plenty […]

Favorite Food Finds!

One of today’s $15 Groupon is good for $30 worth of handmade candies and other treats at Papabubble. The second Groupon is a $10 voucher good for $20 worth of fresh fish and prepared dishes at Dorian’s Seafood Market. Enjoy $30 worth of Italian wine and food at Brick for only $15 via KGBDeals. […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Groupon’s side deal today is a $30 voucher to Slattery’s Irish bar in midtown for only $15. My coworkers and I have been there a few times so I’m thinking it’ll be a worthy investment to pick one up today. You can get 30% off at Parlor Steakhouse, one of Laura’s favorites, with […]

Deal Alert! $1 Off Red Mango Smoothies!

There have been a number of Red Mango and Pinkberry specials lately, and I love them all. In addition to the $1 off their key lime flavor, Red Mango has a promotion for $1 off their smoothies, valid through August 31st. With over 20 smoothie concoctions to choose from, you can easily justify a […]

Daily Deals at Hane Sushi

I’m a big sushi fan so when I can find deals beyond the standard $8-9 for two rolls and soup/salad at lunch, I’m pretty excited. That’s why I love Hane Sushi near Peter Cooper and Stuy Town. With rotating specials each day, you can be sure to get a bargain on delicious sushi.

I’ve […]

$2 Coronas and Buffalo Chicken Pizza? Yes, Please

In the bar-wasteland around my office, a very welcome addition has been Whiskey Rebel on 28th and Lexington. Curry Hill doesn’t seem like a natural spot for such a bar, and isn’t, but I think that’s why it works.

What we love about the bar is the free popcorn or snack mixes they serve […]

Favorite Food Finds!

If you like to rev up your appetite by riding a mechanical bull (sounds plausible, no?), then grab Groupon’s $15 voucher to Johnny Utah’s that’s good for $30 worth of food and drinks. Try Gustorganics with Tippr’s $30 voucher sold for only $15. Sample Austrian food at Seäsonal Restaurant & Weinbar for 30% off […]

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