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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 Coffee at Seattle’s Best!

Are you wearing your Halloween costume today or this even? If so, stop by the Manhattan Mall on 33rd and Broadway, and visit Seattle’s Best Coffee.  If you are wearing your costume, you’ll get a FREE small (12 fl. oz.) coffee.

Full disclosure: I work in public relations, and Seattle’s Best Coffee is my client. […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Use the code PUMPKIN to save 80% at restaurant.com. $12 gets you an entree-sized sandwich or salad at AJ Maxwell’s. $14 gets you a three course Mexican food tasting at La Lucha. $15 gets you $30 to China Spice NYC on the UES. $25 gets you $50 worth of sushi at Fu Sushi […]

My Saving Grace: Luigi’s Pizzeria

Monday was my version of Alexander’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, starting with losing my apartment keys and running to the hardware store to make copies of my super’s keys making me more than 30 minutes late to class, and ending with a mouse making itself comfortable in my kitchen, with a […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Enjoy two drinks and two tickets to a dueling piano show at Tobacco Road.  $15 gets you $30 to Prohibition. Grab a two course dinner for two for $20 at Gandhi in Queens. Enjoy $12 worth of burgers, fries and more for $5 at Burger 1. $34 gets you a four-course dinner for […]

Coming Up! Halloween Festivities!

First, our friends at The Skint compiled a comprehensive list of cheap (or even free!) Halloween activities over the coming days, so be sure to check out their list if you’re looking for something to do.

Additionally, Circle Line is hosting a Phantom’s Masquerade Cruise on Saturday, October 29 from 9 pm – midnight (boarding […]

Favorite Food Finds!

PUMPKIN saves you 80% at restaurant.com. $23.87 gets you a ticket to the Cake Boss Tour. $7 gets you $15 to Ruben’s Empanadas. Grab $30 worth of custom candy for $15. Get $80 to DeStefano’s Steakhouse for $40. Get $50 to Cowgirl Sea-Horse for $25. Enjoy a three-course Brazilian dinner for two for […]

Coming Up! $20 Two-Course Lunches!

We normally wouldn’t plan on telling you about a prix-fixe lunch promotion a week in advance, but since only four restaurants are participating, we figured we’d give you the heads up so you can make a reservation! Chase Sapphire is throwing a promo called Haute Lunch at 4 NYC restaurants next week.  For $20, […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Dine on Italian food with a $10 for $25 voucher to Regis Royal in FiDi. Grab a $30 for $60 voucher to Ginger’s. $20 buys you $40 worth of food and drink at Thai Rock in Rockaway Beach. Enjoy 80% off your Restaurant.com gift certificates with the code […]

Coming Up! Free Tasting at Cafecito!

This Wednesday from 12-4pm, plan on taking a lunch.  Cafecito, a Cuban restaurant located on C and 12th,  is offering a

Courtesy of Yelp

free tasting of Ropa Vieja (Cuban style beef stew that takes five – six hours to prepare, made with pulled flank steak, fresh peppers, onions, plum tomatoes, freshly ground […]

Giveaway Winners – Seamless and The Boss

BOSS Giveaway

Recently we had two giveaways here on 89th and Broke and we wanted to announce the

Seamless Giveaway


The winner of our BOSS giveawaywhere someone received a $25 Visa Signature card is lucky #2, Lauren.

We also threw a giveaway with Seamless, where one lucky reader received a $20 credit to […]

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