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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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Coming Up! Discounted Tickets to St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl!

Every year, Caryn and my friends gather together for the St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. Typically, tickets are $30 but you can buy them online at a discount through one of your favorite deal sites – either Groupon or KGB Deals – for $15.

Your ticket allows you to receive discounted drinks at more […]

Winner of the Party Dodgeball Giveaway!

As explained in Friday’s post, we split up the entries into a guys and girls group and picked randomly from a hat. Thank you to all of our participants, but the winners for the spring membership to Party Dodgeball are: Sam and Rebecca!

Please shoot me an email with your contact info (caryn@89thandbroke.com) so […]

Coming Up! National Pancake Day!

I know this deal may not apply to everyone, but if you live or work in the ‘burbs, Harlem, Jackson Heights or Flushing, you may want to take advantage of free pancake day tomorrow. Head into IHOP between 7-10 am tomorrow and receive a free small short stack. In return, they just ask that […]

Cheap Movie Tickets, Plus Favorite Food Finds!

Like the movies? Our friends at Goldstar are offering 4 movie tickets to AMC for $30 – so $7.50 a ticket.  To sign up for Goldstar, click here.  Here’s our Goldstar review.

On to the food finds!

Grab $60 worth of Cuban food for $30 at Amor Cubano in Harlem. Enjoy $75 to Antique […]

Deal Alert and Giveaway! Party Dodgeball Gears Up For Its Spring Season!

Party Dodgeball was kind enough to raffle off two memberships at our 89th and Broke 2nd anniversary party and they’re back to offer two more! The season doesn’t start until April 7th (and runs through to June 2nd except for the two weeks around Easter), but it’s never too early to start planning.

In […]

Deal Alert! Win $300 to Neiman Marcus Through Lifesta!

Lifesta is holding a promotion in which three winners will receive $300 for a shopping spree at Neiman Marcus! All you have to do to enter is upload a photo of you and your friends (this is aimed mostly for the ladies) to their Facebook album Girls Night Out. Keep it clean ladies, and […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Save 80% off at restaurant.com (read: $25 gift cards for $2) with the code DINE. Refer 2 friends to Plum District, and get $10 to California Pizza Kitchen. For $27, get $60 worth of wine from MyWinesDirect.com – plus free shipping. Like pie? $9 gets you $20 to Little Pie Company. Use your […]

Favorite Food Find! $10 Burger Meal for 50 Cents!

This was a little late for our Favorite Food Finds, but you can get a $10 meal at Lucky’s Famous Burgers in Chelsea, Hoboken or Hell’s Kitchen for 50 cents.  A meal includes fries, soft drink and one of the following: cheddar burger, double dogs, turkey burger, chicken sandwich, California Veggie or 2 mini […]

Splurge at Pearl Oyster Bar

This year, I decided to skip Restaurant Week.  Yes, I know that for some people, that may be a sin.  But for me, I figured I’d use the money I’d spend on dinner and go to Pearl Oyster Bar instead.  My friend Tom and I had been trying tons of lobster rolls around the […]

Deal Alert! BOGO Chipotle Coupon!

I hate Chipotle – last time I ate it, I ended up dry heaving in a bathroom on September 22, 2008.

However, if you like the restaurant, watch a promo video on the show America’s Next Great Restaurant’s Facebook page.  You’ll receive a buy one get one free coupon for any Chipotle burrito, bowl […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost