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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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More Free Ice Cream

It’s another hot day! Enjoy free ice cream today, thanks to an ice cream truck promoting Chinese tourism. Swing by Flatiron Plaza (5th and 23rd) today, August 20 to try free scoops of traditional Chinese flavors like Sweet Olive and Longjing Tea.

The truck will be there from 11am – 6pm. As always, get there […]

Food Truck Alert! Free Chocolate Vanilla Walnut Grahamwich

California Walnuts is teaming up with Chef Devin Alexander (New York Times bestselling author and chef from “The Biggest Loser”) to inspire home cooks to start experimenting with walnuts in the kitchen this summer and will bringing their food truck to NYC.

Stop by the truck to have a chance to participate in a […]

Free Burgers Today!

To celebrate the new season of A&E’s Wahlburgers, you can snag a free burger today, July 15. The “Wahlburgers on Wheels” truck will offer free burgers with signature sauce, dill pickles, cheese, lettuce, tomato and onions.

Supplies are limited, so get there early. Here’s where the truck will be today!

11 am – 12:30 p.m.: 49th […]

RSVP for Free Mini Facials This Saturday at Bottega Organica

One of my favorite newsletters is Well+Good. If you don’t subscribe, I highly recommend checking it out – it highlights everything from fitness classes to healthy recipes, and even highlights free events from time to time (e.g.this free Shadowbox class next Sunday!).

As I was reading through their newsletter this weekend, something caught my eye […]

KLM Pop Up = Free Waffles, Beer and Coffee

Dutch airline KLM has a pop up shop at Openhouse at 201 Mulberry between Spring and Kenmare. Today and Saturday (and also yesterday but I was late with this news, sorry!), you can swing by to enjoy:


Chances to win KLM flights to Amsterdam & more each day Cycle for Flying Blue miles to […]

Coming Up: Free Yoga in Times Square

It’s the annual Summer Solstice event in Times Square, where you can take free yoga classes on June 21. All you have to do is bring your yoga mat and sign up for a class here! I don’t remember having to RSVP in past years, but I guess you do these days – there […]

Free Cheese on Friday!

Love cheese like me? According to Gothamist, there are two free cheese events going on Friday, May 15. 

The Cheeses of Europe is hosting a free cheese-tasting event at The French Cheese Board in Midtown from 11am – 7pm Gorilla Cheese NYC is offering free grilled cheeses and mac and cheese samples from 11:30 – 3pm with half-priced […]

Free Salad Today with UberEATS with $20 UberEATS Credit

Am I the only one living under a rock that did not know Uber now has UberEATS, which delivers food to you between 14th and 59th Street? Whoa! Best of all, this week they are offering free food delivery and one restaurant, GALLI, is offering a free salad through this UberEATS credit.

UberEATS delivers the […]

Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs

Reader Rosalyn shared this deal with me a few weeks back –  You can swing by any Häagen-Dazs shop today from 4 to 8 p.m. to enjoy a complimentary kiddie scoop of ice cream, which comes in either a cup, a sugar cone, or a cake cone. There are a few shops participating here in New York – […]

Free Cupcakes Today!



Check out this offer below – free cupcakes from Sweetery today! Thanks, Ludmila, for the tip!

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