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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! $1 Off at Starbucks!

Grab a friend and head to Starbucks between now and July 1 – and today is a perfect day to go because it’ll be a HOT one! You and a friend will each save $1 off a Frappuccino blended beverage when you buy two or more.  Not too bad if you are looking to […]

Try This Trick! The Best Apps for Finding Cheap Eats in NYC

Guest Post by Jane Johnson,  staff writer for GoingCellular, a popular site that provides cell phone news, commentary, reviews and more.

New York! The Big Apple! The city that never sleeps! And, in my opinion, the city where you can get a fabulous meal for a bargain price! Sure, New York is known for its […]

Favorite Food Finds!

 $20 gets you $40 to Tuscan Hills in Forest Hills. $15 gets you $30 to Tue Thai in the West Village. $79 gets you a steak-house prix fixe dinner for two with wine for $78 at Padre Figlio. $80 gets you a four-course dinner for two at AJ Maxwell’s Steakhouse. $39 gets you […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Coffee!

Visit Seattle’s Best Coffee in Downtown Brooklyn at 253 Livingston Street at Bond today until 11pm, and you’ll receive a free 12 oz brewed coffee. Last week, the store opened in Brooklyn, bringing a new menu of delicious coffee beverages, and commuter-friendly sandwiches and snacks that appeared for the first time on the East Coast.  […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Cool Treats at Kelvin Truck!

Visit the Kelvin Natural Slush Truck today and the first 273 people to say Happy Birthday Lord Kelvin will receive a free slush.  Yup, you guessed it, the truck’s namesake celebrates its birthday today.  If your birthday is today too and you can prove it with an ID, you and 4 of your friends […]

Deal Alert! $19.95 for All You Can Eat and Drink at Tre!

Here’s a reason to swing by Tre at 173 Ludlow Street (between Houston and Stanton) on Mondays.  For $21.95, you’ll enjoy unlimited sangria, spaghetti and meatballs. Keep in mind you have 90 minutes to finish!

Favorite Food Finds!

Enjoy three gourmet cupcakes and a cup of coffee for $6 at Cupcakes in Heels in Bayside. Get two dozen cookies and two milks at e.e. cookies for $25. $20 gets you $450 to Ichiro Sushi on the UES. Get chicken and waffles for 2 for $15 at Doug E. Fresh in Harlem. […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Fitness Classes in Astoria!

While I love Bryant Park’s free yoga, I’d love it even more if it was on a weekend, as it can often be difficult to get out of work on time. Thankfully, Socrates Sculpture Park in Astoria, off the Broadway stop, offers free fitness classes on Saturdays and Sundays.  Socrates Sculpture Park is on […]

Revisiting the Review: A Taste of Italy at Cucina Di Pesce, Plus 20% Off Your Bill!

This week my boyfriend and I were invited to come back to Cucina Di Pesce (disclosure: we received a comp’d meal).  Caryn had been there a year and a half ago, and we were asked to give it a try.

It was my first time to the restaurant, and after speaking with the […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Iced Treats!

Looking for a cool summer treat? Visit Washington Square Park today at 11:30 am.  Nestle Drumstick is inviting New Yorkers to hula hoop together, and in return, after the group hula hoop session, you’ll receive a free ice cream cone. If you are in the neighborhood, might be worth stopping by – at least […]

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