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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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Fabulous Freebie! Free Ice Cream Cone!

Swing by a participating Carvel near you today and enjoy a free junior bonnet ice cream cone from 3-7pm (September 20 only).  What’s a junior bonnet? It’s when you dip soft serve ice cream into chocolate for example, and it forms a hard candy shell.  The bonnet now features a variety of new flavors, including […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Frozen Yogurt at Yogorino!

Looking for a delicious treat? Head to Yogorino this evening, 9/6, from 6-7 pm at 193 Bleecker Street between MacDougal and 6th. You’ll find Yogorino, an Italian frozen yogurt shop that offers one fro-yo flavor that is a combination of tart and sweet. Top it with one of the Italian gourmet sauces such as pistachio […]

Coming Up! Free Cone Day!

The photo to the left says it all – tomorrow (Tuesday) is free cone day at Ben and Jerry’s. Swing by from noon to 8pm at the following locations, and you’ll be able to enjoy free ice cream (get the raspberry chocolate frozen Greek yogurt!). According to the Scoop locator, that are participating shops […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Macarons!

Like macarons? Our reader Scoopstweet told us that today is Macaron Day! Show up at one of these 16 participating bakeries, state that you are there for Macaron Day, and you’ll receive a free macaron.  Keep in mind there is a limited quantity, so you may want to call ahead and see if there is a […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Italian Ice!

Blog reader Hailey!

March 20 marks the first day of spring, and for fans of Rita’s, that means free Italian ice.  There is a Rita’s on the Upper West Side, on Broadway between 92nd and 93rd.  From noon to 9 p.m. today, swing by to grab your free regular Italian ice.  Locations can be […]

Deal Alert! $2 Parfaits From Baskin Robbins!

This deal is kind of annoying because we can’t confirm which locations participate (per usual) and we don’t know when the promo is ending (unusual), but for a limited time you can get $2 soft-serve parfaits from Baskin Robbins. They come in three flavors: Hot Fudge n’ Almonds, Caramel n’ Almonds, and Strawberry n’ Almonds. […]

Deal Alert! $0.16 Deals From 16 Handles!

There’s a new 16 Handles coming to Greenwich Village! To celebrate, it’s making today Student Appreciation Day (personally I love that!) by offering $0.16 pink cups of fro-yo to anyone with a valid student ID. And to mark the official grand opening on Saturday, they’ll be offering $0.16/oz fro-yo all day long. […]

Deal Alert! Free Cupcakes Today!

Photo courtesy of Cupcakes Take the Cake

Our friends at The Skint informed us about free cupcakes today! To hype up the new season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, zombies will be handing out free Cupcake Stop cupcakes at Madison and 26th Street from 11 am – 3 pm. […]

Deal Alert! Get $2 Milkshakes From Goodburger!

To celebrate National Ice Cream Month, goodburger is offering $2 small milkshakes on Tuesdays AND Thursdays from 3-5 pm until the end of the month. The deal is good at all locations, so enjoy a discounted milkshake each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon as a nice pick-me-up during the long, late afternoon hours at […]

Deal Alert! Get a Half-off Vanilla Milkshake at Big Daddy’s!

Apparently today is National Vanilla Milkshake Day – how specific! Well, Big Daddy’s is celebrating by offering their delicious vanilla milkshakes for 50% off all day long! And don’t forget about their other deals and milkshake happy hour: get any milkshake half-off from 3-5 pm […]

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