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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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Hot Chocolate Night at La Maison du Chocolat

La Maison du Chocolat will be having it’s second annual ‘Hot Chocolate Night’ tonight, December 22nd exclusively at their boutique in Rockefeller Center, with complimentary tastings of their legendary hot chocolate and macarons. The store will be open to the public especially past their traditional hours, from 8 pm to midnight, a perfect (and free!) […]

I’m Still Stuffed from All the Meat at Texas de Brazil NYC

Last week, my fiance and I were invited to try Texas de Brazil in NYC. It’s a fairly new restaurant that opened earlier in 2014 in Midtown East on 60th and 3rd, where the old California Pizza Kitchen used to be.

I have tried churrascaria or Brazilian steakhouse before and it usually for me […]

Brunch Deal at Galway Pub

I stopped in my tracks when I saw an ad walking down 36th Street yesterday.

Galway Pub located on 36th between 5th and Madison has a great brunch deal on Saturday – for $20, enjoy unlimited mimosas or bloody marys plus a brunch entree. Deal runs from 11:30 am – 3:30 […]

Score $1 Petit Filet Mignon Sandwiches Today

Head to Morton’s on 45th between 5th and Madison or on Washington between Cedar and Albany today. According to reader Ludmila and this Facebook post, there are $1 petit filet mignon sandwiches in the bar area while supplies last.  Before heading down there, you might want to check with your local Morton’s location for details […]

Ted’s Montana Grill Introduces Brunch

Last weekend, I was invited in to try brunch at Ted’s Montana Grill. It’s a fairly new offering, so I was excited that we would be one of the first to try it. Here are three reasons why you should give it a try too!

1). Location: I always struggle when I’m in midtown […]

Coming Up! Hot Chocolate Night!

La Maison du Chocolat is hosting its first “Hot Chocolate Night” on December 23. From 8 p.m. to midnight, swing by 30 Rock Center to enjoy complimentary tastings of hot chocolate and macaroons.

Deal Alert! $3 Lunches!

According to Midtown Lunch, Cowgirl Catering is offering $3 lunches today in honor of their 19th anniversary. Lunch will be $3 from 11:30am to 3pm and they will hand out free hors d’ouvres to people waiting in line. Cowgirl Catering is the company behind Gourmet 53 and is located in the basement food court of […]

Deal Alert! 50% off the Menu at Bengal Tiger Indian!

According to Midtown Lunch (and the restaurant’s website), you can save 50% today at Bengal Tiger Indian, in honor of their grand opening. The restaurant is located on 56th St between 5th and 6th. Looks like they have a lunch combo for $8 and a dinner combo for $10, so this would make for […]

Deal Alert! $1 Teriyaki Plates Today!

Courtesy Midtown Lunch


According to Midtown Lunch,  Glaze Teriyaki (on 56th between 5th and 6th) is celebrating it’s grand opening TODAY by offering $1 plates of teriyaki all day long. Plates include brown or white rice, and salad with choice of sesame, carrot ginger or gluten free honey lemon dressing. Please note one […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Meat Pies at Pie Face!

Today, enjoy free meat pies from Pie Face in exchange for some social media love. From noon to midnight, get a BBQ pulled pork pie at any Pie Face location for the price of a hashtag.  Show Pie Face some love on Twitter @PieFaceUSA, Facebook, or Instagram, and they’ll love right back with a BBQ Pulled Pork pie. Just tag @piefaceusa, or post directly […]

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