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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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Get the IDNYC Card and Get Free or Discounted Admission at Museums and More!

Are you getting the new IDNYC card? This new New York City identification card comes with lots of perks – like free entry to museums.

The card, which is originally intended to help homeless, undocumented immigrants, and the formerly incarcerated, gives folks the ability to open a bank account and get prescription-drug discounts. You […]

Tweet for Treats in Columbus Circle Today

People Magazine has a promotion going on in Columbus Circle today. You can snag free Fruitwater, and this morning, free cupcakes were reportedly being handed out.  Best of all, you can tweet at their vending machines,  you pick one item and get a free moisturizer too, according to reader Ludmila. The vending machine also has Smashbox […]

Free Tickets from Goldstar

Free tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular two-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to tons of fun events throughout the country. For just 48 hours, Goldstar will be offering literally thousands of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy and more. And since all you pay is a tiny service fee (the […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Fitness Classes at South Street Seaport!

If you live or work downtown, take advantage of these free morning fitness classes from 7-8am. Starting today through August 29th, the Crunch Gym on John Street will be holding FREE fitness classes on the Front/Row lawn at South Street Seaport (corner of Front and Fulton Streets).

The schedule is as follows:

Mondays: Yoga, Sunrise Salutations Tuesdays: Breakfast […]

Movies at South Street Seaport

Telling you this event a day in advance so you can make plans for tomorrow night! This summer, every Wednesday and Saturday there will be an outdoor movie at South Street Seaport, at the intersection of Front and Fulton Streets. Movies are screened outside starting at 8pm (sunset), and there will be lounge chairs […]

It’s Official – NYC Pools are Open!

It’s official! The pools are open here in NYC, but every time I suggest we go swimming in the neighborhood pool, I get an “ew. I don’t want to be swimming in a see of pee.” Even my boyfriend will take one look at me and say “You’re kidding, right?”

Well, I’ve gone […]

20 Readers Get Free Theatre Tickets!


Normally we have a giveaway for one lucky reader to go with a friend to a theatre production….but this time, 20 of you are going to get to see this show – FOR FREE.

Award-winning theatre companies Rescue Agreement and CAP21 bring you If [or When] the Roof Falls […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Fitness Classes!

Now through August 21, swing by Pier 64 on W 24th Street for free fitness classes every Wednesday. Classes start at 6:30 and are limited to the first 75 participants. In partnership with Equinox, NYC Service and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, NYC Parks brings you Nia, a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, […]

Coming Up! Free Ice Skating!

Visit Fort Lauderdale is taking over Rockefeller Center’s skating rink this Wednesday, January 16 from 8am – 2pm. Expect free ice skating, full-sized palm trees and beach umbrellas, calypso music and ice dancers in bikinis. Plus, sunglasses will be handed out and a few lucky folks will walk away with a free vacation at the […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Admission to New Museum on Thursdays!

Looking for something to do tonight without breaking the bank? Check out the New Museum, located on Bowery between Stanton and Rivington.. Tonight, swing by from 7- 9pm and you’ll receive free admission. This deal is valid every Thursday, but note that the museum closes at 9pm so you may want to get there […]

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