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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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Just Salad Promotion! Buy One Get One at 90 Broad Street!

There’s a great Just Salad promotion today! Bring a friend to Just Salad at 90 Broad Street between 12-2pm today. If one of you buys a salad or wrap, the other one gets it for free! Details are below.

Half-Priced Quesadillas and Tacquitos on Sunday at Yuca Bar

Clearly from the title of this post, I’m already thinking about the weekend. Years ago, we wrote about Yuca Bar’s Tuesday night deal – half priced tapas until 8pm. Yuca Bar, located on Ave A between 7th and 8th has another weekly special you may want to take note of – half-priced quesadillas and […]

$2 Slider Wednesday at Thunder Jackson’s

Full disclosure – I haven’t eaten at Thunder Jackson’s, but if I did find myself in the West Village on a Wednesday night, I’d give this place a try. According to their website, Wednesday is Slider Wednesday and you can enjoy sliders like meatball parm, Philly cheesesteak, cheeseburger and more for $2 each. Just a few […]

Food Deals All Week at Gotham West Market

Reader Ludmila shared this story with us from AM NY – this week, Gotham West Market on 11th between 44th and 45th is celebrating its anniversary and as a result will have some cheap eats.

Here’s the days I think you should keep an eye out for, but the whole listing can be found here.


Starbucks Buy One Get One Holiday Drinks is Back

Now through November 16, head to Starbucks from 2-5pm for BOGO holiday drinks.  Choose from Gingerbread Latte, Caramel Brulee Latte and Peppermint Mocha.

Spend $45 on Amazon Gift Cards, Get $10 Back

Pretty good deal going on at Amazon right now if you’ve never bought a gift card before and are an Amazon Prime Member. Purchase $45 or more on gift cards by November 15 and use the code HOLIDAYGCS at checkout. You’ll get $10 back within two days of placing your order. Only catch? You must use […]

Starbucks, Chipotle and Krispy Kreme Offer Halloween Deals

Some of the chains are offering Halloween deals today! If you live outside the city, check out this full roundup here. If you live within the boroughs, take note of these offers:

Chipotle: Wearing your costume? Get a burrito for $3 from 5pm – closing. Krispy Kreme: Wear a costume, get a free doughnut. […]

Mark Your Calendars – Brother Jimmy’s Rolls Back Prices November 1 -25

NOTE: Three readers have emailed us and said that this is not happening once you get into the restaurant, despite us receiving a pitch from their PR team. At this time, I would advise calling ahead to see what offers you can get before going into the restaurant.


Brother Jimmy’s is celebrating its […]

Prices Roll Back to 1989 at Sac’s

One of my favorite pizzerias/Italian restaurants in Astoria, Sac’s, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with 1989 prices. This is valid for the 21st and 28th of this month. Note you must dine-in only and reservations are strongly recommended. Sac’s is located on Broadway between 29th and Crescent.



Queens Restaurant Week is Here

It’s Queens Restaurant Week! Now through Halloween, enjoy a three-course meal for $28 during dinner or $14 for lunch. More than 100 restaurants are participating in 30 neighborhoods. Check out the list here.

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