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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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$1 Pizza Slices at Wednesday’s Slice Out Hunger

Mark your calendar! Next Wednesday night (October 7), head to St. Anthony’s Church on Sullivan and Houston for the annual Slice Out Hunger event. Starting at 6pm, you can get $1 slices from pizza places like Difara, Artichoke, Two Boots, with every dollar you spend being matched by sponsors and going directly to the Food Bank […]

Get $10 Amazon Credit with the Purchase of $50 in Amazon Gift Cards

Amazon has a cool offer right now on gift cards – if you purchase at least  $50 in Amazon Gift Cards, you’ll get a $10 Amazon credit. While you could gift the $50 Amazon GiftCard, I see this as a great way to buy $50 for yourself and enjoy the free $10 credit.

Here’s […]

Enjoy 30 Beers at 30 Queens Bars for $30

I know a few of my blogger friends have posted about this deal but wanted to share with you in case you missed it. As you know, I live in Queens, so I was excited when I saw the launch of the Queens Beer Book. For $30, you get 30 beers at 30 bars […]

It’s Wedding Season: Deal on Men’s Suits

I know I don’t cover fashion often on the blog, but over the weekend my cousin was telling me her boyfriend needed a suit to my upcoming wedding and that they had to go out and buy one – he never owned one before.  Luckily, I had heard of this deal – if you […]

62 Free Things You Can Get On Your Birthday

The magazine All You has compiled a great list of things you can get for free on your birthday. These are mostly national offers so definitely worth a share to friends and family outside of the city.

The list includes both retailers and restaurants so make sure to take advantage of these deals during […]

Deal Alert! Discounted Tickets to Choice Eats, Plus How to Survive the Event!

My favorite eating event of the year is taking place next Tuesday – the Village Voice Choice Eats.This event is basically a food festival where you’ll enjoy samples from 70 different restaurants, complimentary alcoholic beverages (beer and wine) and a dessert sampling. This year, the event will be hosted on March 25, next Tuesday, […]

Follow S’Mac on Twitter and Save 15%

If you are planning on heading in to S’Mac on 12th between 1st and 2nd or 33rd between Lex and 3rd, make sure you are following them on Twitter. Simply show your cashier your phone to prove that you are following them, and you’ll save 15% on your order. This promotion is going on […]

Deal Alert! Lots of Broadway Discounts!

Created in response to the devastating effect that September 11th had on sales at Broadway shows and at businesses in and around the Times Square theatre district, Season of Savings is a bi-annual event where you can purchase tickets to Broadway and off-Broadway shows, as well as get discounted tickets to other Times Square […]

Yes, I Went to Endless Shrimp at Red Lobster

After being teased with their commercials for months, on Monday I dragged my boyfriend to Endless Shrimp at Red Lobster in Queens. What’s Endless Shrimp? Well for $14.99, you can get a salad or soup, a side dish, and then pick from any shrimp dish that you’d like – garlic shrimp scampi, breaded shrimp, […]

Fun and Effective Classes at TS Fitness (and Deal Alert!)

I have a tendency to get bored with my workouts so I’ve hopped around to different gyms and fitness centers throughout the city looking for anything to keep me motivated and working hard. So far my favorite has been TS Fitness. I came across a Lifebooker deal earlier this summer and decided to buy […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost