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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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Free Cheese on Friday!

Love cheese like me? According to Gothamist, there are two free cheese events going on Friday, May 15. 

The Cheeses of Europe is hosting a free cheese-tasting event at The French Cheese Board in Midtown from 11am – 7pm Gorilla Cheese NYC is offering free grilled cheeses and mac and cheese samples from 11:30 – 3pm with half-priced […]

Free Salad Today with UberEATS with $20 UberEATS Credit

Am I the only one living under a rock that did not know Uber now has UberEATS, which delivers food to you between 14th and 59th Street? Whoa! Best of all, this week they are offering free food delivery and one restaurant, GALLI, is offering a free salad through this UberEATS credit.

UberEATS delivers the […]

Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs

Reader Rosalyn shared this deal with me a few weeks back –  You can swing by any Häagen-Dazs shop today from 4 to 8 p.m. to enjoy a complimentary kiddie scoop of ice cream, which comes in either a cup, a sugar cone, or a cake cone. There are a few shops participating here in New York – […]

Free Cupcakes Today!



Check out this offer below – free cupcakes from Sweetery today! Thanks, Ludmila, for the tip!

Free Cone Day at Carvel

Today, April 30, Carvel, America’s Freshest Ice Cream, is celebrating Free Cone Day. From 3 to 8 p.m., Carvel is treating guests to a free junior cone filled with fresh vanilla, chocolate or the popular Nutella soft ice cream, which is only available until May 31. There aren’t a ton of Carvel locations, but you can […]

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

Today is not only my future husband’s birthday, but it’s free cone day! If you find yourself near a Ben & Jerry’s from 12-8pm, pop in today for a free cone. Participating locations are listed below:

200 West 44th Street Rockefeller Plaza, Concourse Level 405 Washington Street, […]

Free Brownies on Sunday from 12 – 4pm

If you are around this weekend and happen to find yourself on Orchard between Delancey and Rivington, swing by Wallplay Gallery to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Union Square Whole Foods on Sunday. From 12-4pm, you can learn about transparency in our food system, as well as enjoy a free brownie from Greyston Bakery.


In Williamsburg? Free Coffee at Sugarburg

Sugarburg, a neighborhood bar at 519 Metropolitan Ave. (corner of Metro and Union) is now serving coffee! They are brewing Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee and a have a full espresso bar as well, offering treats like a Flat White and Cold Brews. They are also serving some local Patisserie options – yum! Open Monday […]

Free Coffee at New Exki

I walked by Exki, a new restaurant on Madison and 28th Street today. There was a sign in the window that said “come on in, take a photo and get a complimentary coffee.”

If my hair wasn’t wet from the gym and I wasn’t in a rush to get to work, I would have […]

Free Onigiri to Celebrate Wasabi Sushi & Bento’s One Year Anniversary

Wasabi Sushi & Bento is celebrating their one year anniversary with a special deal for customers. Now through February 28, they’ll be giving away one seaweed or salmon onigiri to any customer who tags @Wasabi_NYC on social – all you have to do is show your post at checkout.  This restaurant is located at 40th and 7th and you can find the […]

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