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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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Frappuccino Happy Hour at Starbucks

Earlier this month, I told you about Starbucks Monday deals for members.  To be a member, you must pay with a registered gift card or the Starbucks app. Using the Starbucks app is pretty easy – you can reload money on to your app in seconds.

Today is the last Monday of the month and […]

Buy One Get One Smoothies at Organic Avenue Tomorrow

Here’s a good Friday treat I figured I’d share with you today in case you like smoothies for breakfast! Purchase the new Sweet Karma smoothie ($9) at select Organic Avenue stores in NYC on Friday, March 13th and you’ll receive a second smoothie to gift to a co-worker or friend. The Sweet Karma smoothie is sweet […]

On the UES or UWS? 16 Handles Frozen Yogurt Deal for You This February!

Do you live on the UES or UWS? If you do and like 16 Handles Frozen Yogurt, we’ve got a deal for you.

Introducing $4 Fill-Up Fridays. Grab a pink cup, and fill up as much fro-yo as you’d like in your cup for $4 + tax. This is valid only on Fridays in […]

Pay What You Wish at Just Salad’s New Chelsea Location

Today, pay what you wish for a salad or wrap at the new Chelsea Just Salad location on 8th Ave and 17th Street. This promo is good from noon – 1:30 and 6-7:30 pm. Details below – thanks Ludmila for the tip!

Just Salad Promotion! Buy One Get One at 90 Broad Street!

There’s a great Just Salad promotion today! Bring a friend to Just Salad at 90 Broad Street between 12-2pm today. If one of you buys a salad or wrap, the other one gets it for free! Details are below.

$2 Slider Wednesday at Thunder Jackson’s

Full disclosure – I haven’t eaten at Thunder Jackson’s, but if I did find myself in the West Village on a Wednesday night, I’d give this place a try. According to their website, Wednesday is Slider Wednesday and you can enjoy sliders like meatball parm, Philly cheesesteak, cheeseburger and more for $2 each. Just a few […]

Starbucks Buy One Get One Holiday Drinks is Back

Now through November 16, head to Starbucks from 2-5pm for BOGO holiday drinks.  Choose from Gingerbread Latte, Caramel Brulee Latte and Peppermint Mocha.

Spend $45 on Amazon Gift Cards, Get $10 Back

Pretty good deal going on at Amazon right now if you’ve never bought a gift card before and are an Amazon Prime Member. Purchase $45 or more on gift cards by November 15 and use the code HOLIDAYGCS at checkout. You’ll get $10 back within two days of placing your order. Only catch? You must use […]

Starbucks, Chipotle and Krispy Kreme Offer Halloween Deals

Some of the chains are offering Halloween deals today! If you live outside the city, check out this full roundup here. If you live within the boroughs, take note of these offers:

Chipotle: Wearing your costume? Get a burrito for $3 from 5pm – closing. Krispy Kreme: Wear a costume, get a free doughnut. […]

Mark Your Calendars – Brother Jimmy’s Rolls Back Prices November 1 -25

NOTE: Three readers have emailed us and said that this is not happening once you get into the restaurant, despite us receiving a pitch from their PR team. At this time, I would advise calling ahead to see what offers you can get before going into the restaurant.


Brother Jimmy’s is celebrating its […]

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