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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 Nutella Treats at Moda Espresso Bar

Head to Moda Espresso Bar on 27th between 7th and 8th for free Nutella treats, in honor of Nutella’s 50th birthday.  At this two-day event, you’ll enjoy a variety of FREE Nutella-infused desserts including waffles, croissants, and even espresso.

Swing by today from 5pm – 8pm or tomorrow, Saturday, from 10:30am to […]

Deal Alert! Scoopfest at Baskin-Robbins!

Swing by Baskin-Robbins now through Thursday for $1 scoops of ice cream! Get a kids scoop for $1, two scoops for $2 or three scoops for $3! As always, tax is included and price/participation may vary.


Deal Alert! Name Your Price for Ice Cream Sandwiches!

This just in from Eater: visit the Coolhaus truck in Central Park anytime this week, and you can name your price for their delicious ice cream sandwiches. You pay whatever you want for whatever you want!

Fabulous Freebie! Free Ice Cream!

Thanks to our friends at Living Free NYC, we found out there’s free ice cream this week from Jeni’s ice cream. Here’s where the truck with its free treats will be stopping:


Dean & DeLuca Tuesday, September 11, 2012 12:30pm-2:30pm Foragers Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:30pm-2:30pm/Thursday September 13, 2012 12:30pm-2:30pm Valley Shepherd Creamery Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6pm-8pm Greene Grape Provisions Thursday September 13, 2012 6pm-8pm […]

Deal Alert! 25 Cent Ice Cream at Tasti D-Lite!

Tasti D-Lite is celebrating 25 years this month. To celebrate, enjoy a small cup or cone at Tasti D-Lite for just 25 cents at all locations today, Sept. 7.  Plus – they’ll be serving birthday cake all month!

Fabulous Freebie! Free Iced Treats!

Looking for a cool summer treat? Visit Washington Square Park today at 11:30 am.  Nestle Drumstick is inviting New Yorkers to hula hoop together, and in return, after the group hula hoop session, you’ll receive a free ice cream cone. If you are in the neighborhood, might be worth stopping by – at least […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Cookie at the Sweetery Truck!

That Sweetery Truck is at it again!  Today and tomorrow, visit the truck at the following locations and you’ll receive a free cookie, courtesy of America’s Best Racing.  Keep in mind the schedule for Friday hasn’t been posted yet, so you’ll want to check the truck’s Facebook page.

Today, the truck will be visiting:


Fabulous Freebies! Free Treats from Citibank and Free Haagen Dazs!

Here’s a Twitter handle to follow this week: @citibank.  Through Friday, a truck will be making its way around Manhattan, offering tasty treats like brownies from Fat Witch Bakery and biscotti from Grand Daisy Bakery. While there’s no official published schedule, it looks like the truck will stop in 10 different neighborhoods all over […]

Fabulous Freebie! More Free Cupcakes!

If you missed out on yesterday’s free cupcake deal, do not worry. There are two other Twitter accounts you should be following to get in on the free cupcake action.

Follow @sprinklesny to get a free cupcake at Sprinkles on 60th and Lexington.  Every single day they tweet a password that you’ll need to […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Cupcakes!

Another great deal today from Sweetery!  They are giving 1000 cupcakes away today at each of these four locations while supplies last in honor of a promotion with FoodNetwork. Be on the lookout for the truck you see in this photo.

 8:30AM-10:30AM: Hudson and King St 11AM-1PM: 50th Street between 6th and 7th Ave […]

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