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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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Deal Alert! BrisketTown’s Anniversary Party!

According to our friends at NYC Daily Deals, tonight is BrisketTown’s anniversary party. From 6-10pm, expect a normal dinner service, with a few special treats and drink specials. After 10, the kegs will appear and those are on the house. Details can be found here, and the party is at 359 Bedford Ave in […]

Coming Up! Keg Party at Katch!


Normally I wouldn’t tell you about something happening on Sunday until Friday, but given that you are all probably trying to coordinate Labor Day weekend plans (how is it nearly September already?!?!?!) figured I’d flag this keg party to you now.

This Sunday, for $20, you can enjoy all you can drink beers from […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Beer Samples at Whole Foods!

Courtesy of Living Free NYC

This just in from LivingFree NYC! Every Thursday in April, local breweries will take over On Tap, the restaurant and pub located inside Whole Foods Market Columbus Circle. While there, enjoy free samples and chat with local vendors! Must be 21 or older to […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Tastings at Michael Jordan’s Steak House!

Every Wednesday this October, Michael Jordan’s Steak House in Grand Central is offering evening tastings in the wine salon.  The restaurant will pair house-made sausages, pretzels and mustards with different styles of beer.  Tastings are complimentary and run from 6-7 pm.

Here’s what’s on tap (get it!?!?!):

October 10: Full Sail Session Black Lager paired with […]

Try This Trick! Free Beer Thanks to BevBucks!

There’s a new deal site in town – BevBucks. BevBucks focuses more on bar and alcohol promotions – like buy a pitcher of Narragansett beer at Allie Way on the UES, get two free burgers for $20 or two growlers of  Bass Pale Ale for $16 at Top Hops on the LES.

If you like beer, […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Beer and Wings with RSVP!

Turtle Bay on 52nd and 2nd used to be my favorite bar when I was 23. Here’s a reason to check it out tonight!

From 6-7 pm, enjoy free beer and wings in honor of the bar’s 15th anniversary. In order to get your freebies, you must RSVP.  After this fabulous deal, you can […]

Deal Alert! $1 Beers at Turtle Bay!

This bar is totally fratty, but if your wallet needs some help, it is worth visiting Turtle Bay every Wednesday on 52nd and 2nd. Why? You’ll be able to snag $1 beers!  If that’s not enough to twist your arm, other specials include:

$10 pitchers $5 Jager shots 50 cent wings $2 […]

Deal Alert! $10 Beer & Bourbon Tasting!

Last summer I may have told you about Idle Hands on Avenue B between 2nd and 3rd Street and named a few reasons why I thought this bar was a great spot (the staff and the beer selection are both incredible, just to name a few).  Add one more reason to your list – […]

20 Oz Beers For Less than $4? Sign Me Up!

I’m always interested in exploring new bars in the neighborhood, so I headed over to Kinsale Tavern on Friday night with my boyfriend for some drinks and bar food. It was anything but rowdy on a Friday, but that actually suited us just fine because we wanted to talk and be able to hear […]

Coming Up! Idle Hands 2nd Annual Winter Celebration!

One of my favorite things about changing seasons are the changing seasonal beers. Idle Hands is celebrating the return of winter beers with their second annual Winter Warmer Beers party this Friday, December 9th. Starting at 6 pm, 25 winter beers will be introduced to the bar and available for purchase until they […]

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