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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 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 […]

$1 Fish Tacos Every Thursday at Dempsey’s Pub

Last week I told you about some of the great happy hour deals at Dempsey’s Pub in the East Village, on 2nd Ave and East 4th Street. Here’s another deal that they have going on

Photo via Yelp

all night Thursday. Swing in for $1 fish tacos all night long. […]

I’m Back! Plus Happy Hour Deals at Dempsey’s!

So if you have been checking this blog for updates and realized there haven’t been any…I’m sorry! I got married a few weeks back and then went on my honeymoon, hence the lack of posts. Normally when I go away, I post a bunch in advance, but between wedding planning and finishing work, there […]

My Favorite Bar is Closing – Check Out The Wharf This Weekend

When I was 22, I was introduced to The Wharf – a bar on 39th and 3rd. Every few weeks, my coworkers and I would trek over from 32nd and Park. We went for the discounted beers (two beers on special all night long) and for the nachos. The nachos are fantastic – for years, […]

Two For One Beers at House of Brews

Swing by The House of Brews on 51st between 8th and 9th or 46th between 8th and 9th for some great two for one beer specials. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday, swing by for two for one beers. Take a look at which beers will be on special below!


Drinking Event! New York State Beer Tastings at Idle Hands!

Edit: these tastings just include beer, not whiskey and tots. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Our friends at Idle Hands on 2nd and Ave B are offering a cool tasting experience every Wednesday this month from now until the end of April. For $10, you can get a tasting of different beers from around New […]

Bingo at Sunswick Every Thursday!

Sunswick, a bar on 35th Street and 35th Ave in Astoria, holds a special place in my heart – my fiance and I had a few drinks there on our first date. So here’s another reason why I love it – they now offer Bingo on Thursday nights. It starts at 8pm, and prizes […]

Deal Alert! The Colder It Gets, The Cheaper These Drinks Get

Would I normally suggest that you head to the Peninsula for drinks? No, but this promotion is too good not to tell you about it! 

According to Grub Street, the  Bar at Clement at the Peninsula on 55th and 5th is now pricing its warm winter cocktail menu in accordance with the temperature […]

Deal Alert! Free Cheese and Baguettes at Blind Tiger!

If you are going out for drinks tonight, consider going to Blind Tiger at 281 Bleecker (and 7th Ave).  Why? Wednesday is free cheese night!  Starting at 6pm, enjoy a selection  of different cheeses from Murray’s (along with fresh baguettes) for FREE! The cheeses change every week.  It’s first come, first serve, so get there on […]

Revisiting the Review: Flip Night at Flight 151!

Since it is Tuesday, just wanted to remind you of my favorite deal in the city on Tuesday nights: Flip Night. Visit Flight 151 on 8th Ave between 17th and 18th Street, and starting at 7pm, you’ll flip a coin at the bar prior to ordering a drink. Call heads or tails, guess right, […]

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