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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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Giveaway! Win $100 to the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park!

Congrats to Arielle, winner of our contest! She was lucky #28.

Trying to figure out what you are going to buy with all that holiday money you received, or need to pick up a last minute gift for someone you are exchanging with in the New Year? Now through next Sunday, January 8, check […]

Deal Alert! Free Food and Bowling in Brooklyn Today!

If you are in Brooklyn today, take advantage of these two deals.  First, our friends at The Skint let us know that there is free bowling from 12-2 today at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg.

After bowling, explore BK for awhile, and around 5pm, head to Sue Perette, a French restaurant in Carroll Gardens.  From […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Sale at Sephora! Through January 4, use the code EXTRA to save an extra 20% on sale items. You can still get 4 Fandango tickets for $24. Get a three-course Italian dinner for two for $35 at Rino Trattoria. $20 gets you $40 at Goodfellas. $25 gets you $50 to Saffron in Queens. $32 […]

Discounted Fandango Tickets Still Available, Plus Favorite Food Finds!

You can still get 4 Fandango tickets for $24. The code SALE gets you $25 restaurant.com gift certificates for $2. $16 gets you brunch for two with unlimited drinks at St. James in Forest Hills. $22 gets you a three-course meal for two at Café Forant. $15 gets you a subscription to People […]

Try This Trick: Trade in Your Electronics for Cash

If you got a new iPhone or digital camera for the holidays and wondering what to do with your old phone or camera, remember this trick that we told you about earlier this year.

Back in March, you may remember that I told you about Gazelle (here’s the review).  With this website, you indicate the type […]

Reminder: Try this Trick! Turn Gift Cards into Cash!

Not to sound unappreciative, but let’s face it – sometimes your family gets you gift cards that you won’t be using.  JcPenney? Haven’t been there since 1995.  Denny’s? No idea where there’s one near me.  If you found yourself in the same boat this holiday season, remember to check out Plastic Jungle – a great way […]

Favorite Food Finds – Plus 4 Fandango Tickets for $24!

Get 4 Fandango tickets for $24. Enjoy dinner for 2 at AJ Maxwell’s, plus two tickets to Phantom of the Opera for $169. Looking for New Year’s plans? Get a three course meal at David Burke’s at Bloomingdale’s for $79 for two. Enjoy $40 worth of sushi and seafood at Aquarmarine for $16. […]

Reminder: Free Month of Netflix

If you find yourself off this week or with a lot of downtime, just a friendly reminder that you can get a free one-month trial of Netflix. I’ve been a Netflix subscriber for years, and let me tell you, there’s nothing you’ll want more come New Years Day when you are hungover.  I have […]

Favorite Food Finds!

Gone Vegan? $10 gets you $20 to Cafe Blossom. Use the code SALE to get $25 restaurant.com gift certificates for $2. Enjoy a Moroccan meal for two for $29 at Tagine. $10 gets you $20 worth of gelato at Mia Chef Gelateria in Kips Bay. Get five days worth of meals delivered to […]

Deal Alert! Get $10 To Lifebooker!

To get $10 credits towards your next Lifebooker purchase, simply Like them on Facebook and share this deal with others on your page. They’re giving everyone $10 just for Liking them and sharing the news, so take 2 seconds and do it!

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