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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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Fabulous Freebie! Free Pinkberry on Wednesday morning!

Swing by Pinkberry Columbus Circle from 8am – 11am on Wednesday, May 1 for a free frozen Greek yogurt. Can’t make it? Try the Pinkberry Midtown East (2nd ave between 54th and 55th St) location next Wednesday, May 8, from 8-11am!

Try This Trick! Move Easily with Unpakt – Plus a Discount Code!

I’ve moved 4 times in NYC, so I know how tough moving is. After I moved myself in once, I swore to God I would never do it again and have hired movers since. When this website, Unpakt, contacted me, thought you guys who are thinking about moving soon might find it useful – […]

Thoughts from the Theater – The Nance, Jekyll and Hyde, and F#%king Up Everything

There’s so many shows on and off-broadway right now that I’m dying to see! I’ve been to a few the past several weeks, and here are some of my thoughts if looking for some recommendations!

I checked out The Nance two weeks ago, thanks to an invite from my friend Yael. I highly recommend […]

Coming Up! Kegs and Eggs Party!

Come out to 5 Napkin Burger in Astoria tomorrow, April 27, for a Kegs and Eggs party. Sit outside on the new patio, and for $20, enjoy bottomless pints from 11am – 2pm and bring your shades because Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day!   You must sit outside to get this deal.

There […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Pretzels!

In honor of National Pretzel Day, enjoy free pretzels at these establishments today:

Enjoy free honey whole grain pretzels from  Auntie Anne’s from 10AM-2PM. Here in Manhattan, Auntie Anne’s is located at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, two Penn Station locations, Port Authority, and Macy’s on 34th Street. A store locator can be found […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Ice Cream at Carvel!

Want free ice cream? From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., all participating Carvel Ice Cream shoppes will be offering a free junior cone of their famous soft serve ice cream. While there, if you make a $2 donation to support the American Red Cross, you’ll get a  coupon book worth up to $20 of […]

Deal Alert! 55 Cent Curry!

Go! Go! Curry! is opening a new location today in Chelsea at 144 W. 19th Street between 6th and 7th Ave. Starting at 10:55 am, the first 555 customers will get 55 cent curry. Please note the fine print that this is a medium-size curry with 5 topping coupons and you must dine-in. The usual […]

Reminder: $2.49 Smoothies at Jamba Juice

Just reposting this since my friend/work-wife Raquel and I were commenting yesterday that there was a lack of Jamba promotions recently – and forgot about this! Every day through May 20, Jamba Juice is offering 16 oz smoothies for $2.49. Choose from Strawberry Surf Rider, Banana Berry or Aloha Pineapple. Participating locations can be found […]

Last Wednesday to Get Free Pinkberry

Last call! Remember to visit Pinkberry between 11-2pm today for a free Pinkberry Greek yogurt. All of the terms and conditions are here but these look pretty straight forward – one free yogurt per visit and only at participating locations. If you find a participating location, please let us know – we know 3rd between 25th and […]

Giveaway! Win Tickets to The Memory Show!


The Memory Show is playing now through May 18 at the Duke Theater on 42nd Street between 7th and 8th.  When a daughter comes home to care for her aging mother, memory is only one land mine in this contemporary new musical. Conflicting versions of the past collide in this honest […]

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