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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 Coffee at Cosi on Wednesdays

I wish I had more details on this promo. but reader Elizabeth flagged this to us. Every Wednesday, Cosi is offering free coffee. Their Facebook page doesn’t specify what type of coffee, so if you want to take advantage of this freebie, just be sure to head on in with an open mind – […]

Free $20 Gift Certificate to Mika on Your Birthday

Truth be told, I have never been to Mika, a Japanese/sushi restaurant in Chinatown, but it’s reviews on Yelp are pretty average.

But now, you have even more of a reason to go.

If you log on to Mika’s website, you’re able to enter your email address at the top right corner, where it […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free $20 Credit to Boxed!

Saw this on Gilt City today and had to share! Gilt City is offering a $20 credit (FREE!) to Boxed. Now I haven’t shopped at Boxed before, but it’s considered Costco for the mobile generation – basically you can buy wholesale goods, delivered straight to your door in 48 hours, at Costco prices. Think […]

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, […]

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