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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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Coupon Crazy! Save 15% at Seamless Today!

Already thinking about lunch? Save 15% today on any Seamless order of $10 or more before tax and tip with the code THURSDAY15. Haven’t tried Seamless yet to order food from thousands of restaurants in NYC? Click here to save $5 off your first […]

Giveaway! Win Two Tickets to Off-Broadway’s Butt-Cracker Suite!


Anyone remember Chris March from Project Runway and Bravo’s Mad Fashion? Well, Chris has a new show out if you are looking to get into the holiday spirit  – The Butt-Cracker Suite.

This is obviously a re-creation of the Nutcracker, but set in a trailer park, complete with dancing pink […]

Five Reasons to See Murder Ballad

NOTE: Looks like $30 tickets are no longer available since the show was extended. However, if you are under 30, you can still snag $30 tickets here. 

I saw Murder Balladlast week! Here are five reasons why you should see it!

1). Tickets are $30. You don’t need to be under 35, a senior […]

Shopping Cyber Monday? Get CASH Back!

Are you planning to shop online today for Cyber Monday? If so, make sure to sign up first for Ebates.  With Ebates, you earn a percentage of what you spend online back as a check or via paypal.  So for example, when you want to make a purchase at say a store like Loft, you log […]

Deal Alert! $5 Magazine Subscriptions!

One of my favorite Black Friday deals can be found on Amazon – $5 magazines! I’m a sucker for any good magazine and this week, you can get a year’s subscription to Cosmopolitan, Elle, Maxim and more for just $5. Some might make good gifts too – like Woman’s Day or Good […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Coffee!

Working Black Friday or know someone who is? Seattle’s Best Coffee is giving away FREE COFFEE to anyone who will be working on Black Friday. In NYC, stop by the Downtown Brooklyn location on Nov. 23 for a free small brewed coffee. The Brooklyn location is at Bond and Livingston. Can’t make it out […]

Deal Alert! $11.95 Pasta Dinner at Pete’s Tavern!

Monday night means six different pastas, a house salad and a glass of wine or beer for just $11.95 at Pete’s Tavern. Pasta dishes include penne a la vodka, ziti marinara, and more. Pete’s Tavern is located on 18th Street between Irving and 3rd Ave. Check out our review of Pete’s Tavern […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Museum Admission!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Thanks to NYC Go, we learned that you can get four free passes to the Queens Museum of Art, located in Flushing, and El Museo Del Barrio, located on Museum Mile on the UES. To score your free passes, just saw Take Me To the Caribbean at […]

Giveaway! Drink to Help Sandy Victims!

Now here’s a bar crawl I can support – one to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. This Saturday, from 1-9pm, visit a ton of UES bars and enjoy $2 domestic draft pints, $4 mixed drinks, food and shot specials, and a souvenir pint cup for the first 500 guests. How does a bar crawl like […]

Coming Up: Buy One Get One Starbucks Holiday Drinks!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s buy one get one holiday drinks at Starbucks! Swing by between Thursday, November 15 and Sunday, November 18 from 2-5 pm to cash in on this deal. You’ll get one of equal or lesser value for free with a purchase. My go to? The peppermint […]

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