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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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Free Food at Croxley’s Abbey Thursday and Friday

After writing this blog for almost 7 years, I’m amazed when I’m stumped by a free food at a bar deal. And last night I stumbled across Croxley’s Abbey while on the web. Located on Grand between Wythe and Kent in Williamsburg, according to Time Out New York, there’s free mussels, wings and boneless […]

More Free Ice Cream

It’s another hot day! Enjoy free ice cream today, thanks to an ice cream truck promoting Chinese tourism. Swing by Flatiron Plaza (5th and 23rd) today, August 20 to try free scoops of traditional Chinese flavors like Sweet Olive and Longjing Tea.

The truck will be there from 11am – 6pm. As always, get there […]

Free Ice Cream (and Watches!) Today!

It is freaking hot outside. Thankfully, there is free ice cream today. Keep an eye on an ice cream truck from Refinery 29 and Timex today at the following locations. They’ll be handing out free cones and watches – fun! Track the truck using #TimexScoops and tag any Instagram shots with that hashtag for a chance […]

Food Truck Alert! Free Chocolate Vanilla Walnut Grahamwich

California Walnuts is teaming up with Chef Devin Alexander (New York Times bestselling author and chef from “The Biggest Loser”) to inspire home cooks to start experimenting with walnuts in the kitchen this summer and will bringing their food truck to NYC.

Stop by the truck to have a chance to participate in a […]

Free Burgers Today!

To celebrate the new season of A&E’s Wahlburgers, you can snag a free burger today, July 15. The “Wahlburgers on Wheels” truck will offer free burgers with signature sauce, dill pickles, cheese, lettuce, tomato and onions.

Supplies are limited, so get there early. Here’s where the truck will be today!

11 am – 12:30 p.m.: 49th […]

Free Treats from the Good Humor Truck

Are you following Good Humor on Twitter? Here’s why you should – they are tweeting all week the location of where they are giving out free frozen treats! Here’s the schedule!


RSVP for Free Mini Facials This Saturday at Bottega Organica

One of my favorite newsletters is Well+Good. If you don’t subscribe, I highly recommend checking it out – it highlights everything from fitness classes to healthy recipes, and even highlights free events from time to time (e.g.this free Shadowbox class next Sunday!).

As I was reading through their newsletter this weekend, something caught my eye […]

KLM Pop Up = Free Waffles, Beer and Coffee

Dutch airline KLM has a pop up shop at Openhouse at 201 Mulberry between Spring and Kenmare. Today and Saturday (and also yesterday but I was late with this news, sorry!), you can swing by to enjoy:


Chances to win KLM flights to Amsterdam & more each day Cycle for Flying Blue miles to […]

Coming Up: Free Yoga in Times Square

It’s the annual Summer Solstice event in Times Square, where you can take free yoga classes on June 21. All you have to do is bring your yoga mat and sign up for a class here! I don’t remember having to RSVP in past years, but I guess you do these days – there […]

Free Iced Tea at Teavana Tomorrow

Wednesday marks National Iced Tea Day. To celebrate, visit participating Teavana stores all day on June 10 to receive a free 16-ounce Pineapple Berry Blue iced tea, no purchase required (one free Pineapple Berry Blue iced tea per customer). There are a few stores in NYC – 9th and Broadway, Broadway and 81st, Madison and 84th, […]

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