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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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$1 Pizza Slices at Tomorrow’s Slice Out Hunger

Tomorrow (Wednesday) night, head to St. Anthony’s Church on Sullivan and Houston for the annual Slice Out Hunger event. Starting at 6pm, you can get $1 slices from pizza places like Difara, Forcella, Two Boots, with every dollar you spend being matched by sponsors and going directly to the Food Bank for New York City. […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Pizza Today, Coffee Tomorrow!

TD Bank is launching a new branch on 45th and Lexington in February and to celebrate, they are sponsoring FREE pizza at the 99 cent Pizza on 46th and Lex from 11AM to 2PM today. Tomorrow around 9am, they’ll be giving out Free Joe’s Coffee in Grand Central by 43rd St at Graybar Passage. Our […]

Support Two Charities Today, Enjoy These Deals

If you are feeling generous this October, check out these two charitable events going on today.

Reader Mariette shared with us that today, there’s a truck, Ford Warriors in Pink, handing out free Baked by Melissa cupcakes. Actor Giles Marini (yes, I recognized him from Switched at Birth) will be in the truck offering […]

Deal Alert! BOGO Pizza Slices at Valducci’s!

Food truck Valducci’s is offering this lunch time deal, according to Twitter. Buy any specialty slice or meatball sandwich, get a regular slice free. The truck will be parked at 50th and 6th today.

Like Pizza? Try Scott’s Pizza Tours

A few weeks back, my friends and I headed on Scott’s Pizza Tours for my friend’s birthday. Pizza is one of her favorite foods, so it was the perfect way to celebrate. For $40, you get driven around on a school bus, and stop at 4 different pizza spots for a slice. Here’s why […]

Deal Alert! Half Off Pizza Thanks to Earth Day!

One new food truck in town is Neapolitan Express, a mobile food truck serving organic and authentic Neapolitan Pizzas.  The environment is close to their heart, as their truck runs on Natural Gas (CNG) and emits 70% less greenhouse gases than standard trucks.

In honor of Earth Day, anyone who posts a picture to […]

Deal Alert! Get 2 Slices of Pizza for $2!

This just in from Midtown Lunch! Today, snag 2 slices of margherita pizza for $2 at Pizza by Cer Te, located at 56th between Park and Lex.

5 Reasons to Check Out Tufino Pizzeria Napoletana

Last week, my fabulous friend Bradley at Amuse*Bouche invited me to a blogger tasting with some Astoria folks at this new pizza spot off of Ditmars and 36th Street,

Courtesy of Amuse Bouche

Tufino Pizzeria Napoletana. After trying six types of pizza, a fried calzone and much more, here are five reasons why you […]

Obsessed with Antika in Astoria

After I saw Antika Pizzeriapop up in Astoria, I was looking forward to my first visit. We checked it out last Thursday, and I could not have

Photo courtesy of Amuse*Bouche

been happier with my visit.

Our group of five was sat a circle table (my favorite for when you are out with […]

Five Reasons Why Pazza Notte is My Girlfriend Go-To

Whether it’s getting together to celebrate an engagement, or just catching up with a girlfriend, Pazza Notte on 56th and 6th is my new girlfriend hangout. Here’s why (and thanks to my gal pal Wix for introducing me to this place!):

1). Two for one martinis- grab two drinks for the price of one […]

Food For A Fraction Of The Cost