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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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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 […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Museum Admission!

Tonight, there is free museum admission at several museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan as part of the River to River Festival. Admission is free from 4-8 pm at the following locations:

African Burial Ground National Monument The Anne Frank Center USA Federal Hall National Memorial Fraunces Tavern Museum Museum of American Finance […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Museum Admission Tonight!

Tonight marks the annual Museum Mile festival. From 6-9 pm, 9 museums along 5th Avenue between 82nd and 105th Street offer free admission. In addition to free admission, you can enjoy entertainment in the streets such as art projects and live music. My advice is to get there early, and think instead about hitting up […]

Deal Alert! Pay What You Wish at Museum of Arts and Design!

Tonight from 6-9pm, enjoy “pay what you wish” hours at the Museum of Arts and Design,  located at 2 Columbus Circle. Typically admission is $15, but tonight and every Thursday, you can give $2, $5, whatever. Current exhibits include the Art of Scent and Playing with Fire, a look at contemporary […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Museum Admission!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Thanks to NYC Go, we learned that you can get four free passes to the Queens Museum of Art, located in Flushing, and El Museo Del Barrio, located on Museum Mile on the UES. To score your free passes, just saw Take Me To the Caribbean at […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Admission to New Museum on Thursdays!

Looking for something to do tonight without breaking the bank? Check out the New Museum, located on Bowery between Stanton and Rivington.. Tonight, swing by from 7- 9pm and you’ll receive free admission. This deal is valid every Thursday, but note that the museum closes at 9pm so you may want to get there […]

Coming Up! Free Museum Admission!

Museum Day is going to be held at the end of the month on September 29 and you can receive free admission to a museum of your choice.  So why am I telling you about this now? Well, you have to reserve your ticket.  Simply fill out this form, and you and a guest […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Museum Admission!

Tonight marks the annual “Museum Mile” festival.  From 6-9 pm, 10 museums along 5th Avenue between 82nd and 105th Street offer free admission.  In addition to free admission, you can enjoy entertainment in the streets – such as art projects and live music.  Now, I’ve been to Museum Mile a couple of times since moving […]

Deal Alert! Two for One Museum Admission!

I love visiting museums and appreciate that many of these museums have free hours.  However, if you can’t make the free hours and choose to pay for your admission, it’s always nice to go when you have a coupon.

Luckily, NYCGO is offering two for one admission passes at the following museums.  I’ve also […]

Deal Alert! BOGO Admission to MOMI!

A couple weeks ago, my boyfriend and I checked out the Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI) in Astoria and I have not been able to stop raving about it.  I loved that you were able to see artifacts from your favorite movies – Winona Ryder’s legs in Black Swan, Bill Huxtable’s sweaters, the […]

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