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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 30% at H&M!

I know we don’t post fashion coupons often, but this seemed like a good deal this morning. Now through February 6, save 30% on one item of your choice at H&M. You can find the coupon here.

Try This Trick! See Shows at Lincoln Center Theater for $30!

Want to see a show at a discount? I’ve told you all about Hiptix before – which anyone under 35 can get $20 tickets to Roundabout Theater Company’s shows – but I recently learned that Lincoln Center Theater has a similar program as well, called LincTix. Simply sign up online, and you can get […]

A Taste of China in Times Square

Often, my friends and I head to a Broadway show, and we struggle where to eat dinner beforehand. Our concern is we want to go somewhere that can get us out in an hour, has good food, and isn’t over run with tourists. Earlier this month, I was invited in to try Grand Sichuan, […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Food at Centro Vinoteca!

Located on 7th Ave S and Barrow Street is Centro Vinoteca, an Italian restaurant. Swing by the restaurant tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29, from 4pm and 6pm to enjoy free samples of their mouthwatering dishes in honor of their 5 year anniversary.  These dishes include:

 Italian platter of zucchini parmesan fritters with spicy tomato sauce […]

Giveaway! Win Tickets to COLLISION!


Want to check out a play? The Amoralists are presenting a new play called COLLISION at the Rattlestick Theater on Waverly and Perry. Chance encounters prove calculated when three students, a professor, and a stranger come together in this incendiary new drama. Set in a college dormitory somewhere in the […]

Deal Alert! Beer Can Appreciation Day = Great Deals!

Looking to celebrate Beer Can Appreciation Day (honestly, who isn’t)? Swing by Idle Hands tonight on 2nd and Avenue B to enjoy $4 canned beer from 5-10pm or better yet, all you can drink canned beer for $20 from 5-10 pm (we’d go with option 2).

Beginning at 9pm, you’ll be able to enjoy […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Meatpie Samples!

This just in, thanks to Grub Street. Today through Saturday, January 26, visit Pieface at Broadway and 53rd Street to enjoy free meat pie samples. Be sure to step right up to the Pie Face Prize wheel for a chance to win some […]

Deal Alert! $1 Oatmeal Tomorrow!

Now through March 27, enjoy $1 oatmeal every Wednesday at Jamba Juice! I know, we shared a Jamba Juice offer with you yesterday, but this one is too good to miss, especially if you on picking up when you head to work tomorrow. A list of participating locations can be found […]

Coupon Crazy! Buy One Get One Smoothies!

Today, swing by Jamba Juice and use this coupon.  If you buy one smoothie, you’ll be able to get a smoothie of equal or lesser value for free, thanks to the coupon!  Who doesn’t love a BOGO? Keep in mind the coupon expires today and you can see a list of participating locations […]

Coming Up! 20at20 is Back!

Want to see an off-Broadway show for cheap? Well 20at20 is back, starting Tuesday, January 22 and going through February 10. How does it work? Arrive at the theater 20 minutes before show time at these select shows, and you’ll have the option to purchase tickets for $20. You may recall that I tried this promotion a few […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost