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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 Iced Coffee and Hot Dogs!

On the Lower East Side today from 4-7 pm? Our friends at The Skint told us that Lost Weekend, a coffee shop at 45 Orchard at Hester , is offering free iced coffee and free hot dogs. Yay for Friday […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Get $15 worth of crepes for $6 on August 8. Enjoy a Saturday night cruise on the Hudson for $10. $20 gets you $40 to Tu Casa in Queens. Get a three hour poker or blackjack lesson for $50 – with drinks. Enjoy burgers and milkshakes for two for $16  at Lexington Candy […]

Deal Alert! Free Drinks for Ladies!

Alright, I know some of our male readers hate ladies night promotions, but I can’t help but share them!  Every Thursday night at Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse, ladies can enjoy complimentary cocktails at the bar at one of the restaurant’s three locations.  Choose from…

Champagne Cocktail with Elderflower Liqueur garnished with an lemon twist Citrus Sipper with Grapefruit […]

Favorite Food Finds!

$19 for a deluxe brunch for two including an entree, fruit salad, and two drinks each at Hype Lounge. Get a dinner for two with a beer pairing to Gravy for $75 (you can check out your menu choices at the link). $15 gets you $30 to Latin restaurant Boca […]

DailyGobble Presents: Free Lunch at Maoz Vegetarian through Aug 3

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Who wants free lunch or dinner? Me, me, me! If you are raising your hand too, follow these instructions to get a free falafel sandwich at Maoz starting today through August 3.

Well first – remember when I told you about DailyGobble a few months back?  If you forgot, DailyGobble is an […]

Deal Alert! Free Turkey Burgers!

Our friends at The Skint told us about this promotion going on this week with The Bistro Truck.  The Bistro Truck is teaming up with Jennie-O Turkey Burgers to give out 500+ turkey burgers a day – for FREE.  Burgers will be handed out from 11-3 – our advice is to get there early.


Favorite Food Finds!

Not food, but we like events – $25 gets you $50 to ScoreBig, the discounted ticket site.  Plus use the code SCORE to save $3. $6 gets you two subs or salads at Quiznos. $75 gets you a tour of local wineries and distilleries (worth $150). Get one large 18-inch pizza and two […]

Giveaway! Win Tickets to the Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival!

Editor’s Note: We have a winner – Congrats to Trey! 

The Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival will be held this weekend, July 28 – 31, in – you guessed it – AC. And we’d like to send one lucky 89th and Broke reader and a friend to experience the event!

This summer, Ford […]

Deal Alert! $1 Burgers From Goodburger!

To celebrate the first anniversary of goodburger’s Columbus Circle location (977 8th Avenue), they’re selling their single burgers today for a mere $1! Stop in between 12 – 6pm for your $1 burger, and if you go around 1 pm you may score some birthday cake as well! Or go between 3 – 5pm […]

Deal Alert! Discounted Tickets to See the Fab Faux!

If you’re looking for something different to do this weekend, consider seeing the Fab Faux, a Beatles tribute band on Saturday night. Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and World Yacht are presenting the outdoor concert at Pier 81 at 41st Street at 8 pm. The band is supposed to be excellent and the setting will make […]

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