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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 $5 Credit From Amazon for Movies!

Amazon has a great deal going on right now!  If you connect your Amazon and Twitter accounts together, your Twitter account will automatically follow @amazonvideo and @amazon_movies and send out an automated tweet.  But here’s the deal – the tweet will say that you just got a free $5 credit for instant videos on Amazon and will instruct your followers how they […]

Deal Alert! Baskin-Robbins BOGO!

It’s BOGO time at Baskin-Robbins! From now until the end of Labor Day weekend (Sept. 5), you can receive a free cone when you buy one. Just print this notice out and bring it to the store. Hopefully all locations will accept the […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Enjoy two flights of wine and an appetizer sampler for $29 at Maria Pia. Sounds indulgent, but head to Pappardella Gelato Bar for two five-scoop servings of gelato for $10. If rum and cigars are your thing, then enjoy a high-quality cigar and 6 six rum tastings at Beekman Bar and Books. Get […]

Catch Broadway’s Catch Me If You Can Before It’s Too Late!

Two weeks ago I was invited to see Catch Me If You Can on Broadway for Blogger’s Night.  If you are wondering why the name of the show sounds so familiar, this show shares the same story as the  2002 movie starting Leonardo DiCaprio.  I hadn’t see the movie before, so the story line kept […]

Deal Alert! Pajama Party at Brother Jimmy’s Tonight!

Tomorrow night, the Brother Jimmy’s at 2nd Ave. between 77th and 78th Streets is hosting a Pajama Party. Their Pajama Jammy Jam will include $5 hurricanes in Mason jars, $3 well drinks, and $2.50 Natty and PBR beers. They’ll have food specials too, including $3 mini BBQ sandwiches of pulled […]

Favorite Food Finds!

$20 gets you $40 worth of Cuban food in Brooklyn at Mojito Cuban Cuisine.  New members to Eversave also get a $3 credit. $15 gets you $30 to Cafetasia. $39 gets you one ticket to see Fuerza Bruta (I loved this show – it turns into a European dance party mid-way through). $18 […]

Zeel’s Get Fit For Fall Contest

We told you about Zeel, a daily deal type of site that focuses exclusively on fitness and health, several months ago when they offered a $50 credit when you signed up. If you haven’t signed up already (or even if you did), then here’s another reason to do so: they’re giving away more than […]

Coming Up! World Yacht’s Oktoberfest Event!

World Yacht is hosting another Oktoberfest event again on Saturday, September 24th from 12 – 4:30 pm. Partying all afternoon on the pier, there will be plenty of Paulaner beer, Schaller and Weber sausages, hot dogs, hamburgers, pommes frites (Which are delicious! I had some at an event earlier this year), Bavarian pretzels and […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Reminder: 4 movie tickets from AMC for $24.  Get a two-person meal (four tapas and a paella) for $29 on the LES at Oliva. Enjoy a two-course dinner for two for $29 at Bistro Ten 18 on UWS. Brunch will cost you just $10 at Sugar & Spice in the Bronx – includes […]

Reminder: Free Netflix Trial

I’ve been in my apartment for almost 24 hours and am about to go stir crazy.  If this storm is making you bored out of you mind, consider taking advantage of this free Netflix trial.  You can stream as many movies as you want (pending we don’t lose power or internet) and then you […]

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