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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 Food at Croxley’s Abbey Thursday and Friday

After writing this blog for almost 7 years, I’m amazed when I’m stumped by a free food at a bar deal. And last night I stumbled across Croxley’s Abbey while on the web. Located on Grand between Wythe and Kent in Williamsburg, according to Time Out New York, there’s free mussels, wings and boneless […]

Free Ice Cream (and Watches!) Today!

It is freaking hot outside. Thankfully, there is free ice cream today. Keep an eye on an ice cream truck from Refinery 29 and Timex today at the following locations. They’ll be handing out free cones and watches – fun! Track the truck using #TimexScoops and tag any Instagram shots with that hashtag for a chance […]

Get the IDNYC Card and Get Free or Discounted Admission at Museums and More!

Are you getting the new IDNYC card? This new New York City identification card comes with lots of perks – like free entry to museums.

The card, which is originally intended to help homeless, undocumented immigrants, and the formerly incarcerated, gives folks the ability to open a bank account and get prescription-drug discounts. You […]

Free Noodle or Burger Dish on Saturday at Xi’an Famous Foods UES Spot

This Saturday, November 15, is the grand opening of Xi’an Famous Foods on 78th between 2nd and 1st. To celebrate, they are giving their followers on either Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Weibo a choice of a free noodle or burger dish. Just show your phone to the cashier to get your free dish. Hours are 11:30 am – […]

Free Juice at Whole Foods in Midtown

Stop by Whole Foods this morning until 11am to get a free 16 oz juice at the upstairs juice bar at the 57th location between 2nd and 3rd. Thanks for the tip, Ludmila!

Free Fitness Class This Weekend with Throwback Fitness

In one of my many reviews about Classpass, I told you guys how much I love Throwback Fitness. Need a refresher? Throwback is bootcamp with games. The guys who run it, Brian and Ryan, are awesome – lots of 80s music and they even wear retro gym outfits. Usually in the beginning you start on […]

Free Chocolate Tasting in Grand Central

If you find yourself in Grand Central from 9am – 12pm today, swing by Jacques Torres for a free chocolate tasting and a chance to meet Jacques himself. Thanks for the tip, Ludmila!

Tweet for Treats in Columbus Circle Today

People Magazine has a promotion going on in Columbus Circle today. You can snag free Fruitwater, and this morning, free cupcakes were reportedly being handed out.  Best of all, you can tweet at their vending machines,  you pick one item and get a free moisturizer too, according to reader Ludmila. The vending machine also has Smashbox […]

Free People’s Pops Today

TableHoppingNY is hooking you up with a FREE fruit ice pop from People’s Pops TODAY only. Locations include 1st Ave and 7th Street (open 2-9pm) and Chelsea Market on 15th and 9th (10am – 9pm).

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2. Enter your name and email NOW to receive your mobile coupon

3. Head […]

Free Tickets from Goldstar

Free tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular two-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to tons of fun events throughout the country. For just 48 hours, Goldstar will be offering literally thousands of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy and more. And since all you pay is a tiny service fee (the […]

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