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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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Visit Amusement Parks with The Coaster Bus

A long time ago back when our group of friends didn’t have cars, my friends and I would head to Port Authority and buy a bus ticket/amusement park combo and head to Six Flags in New

A flume ride selfie before selfies were a thing back in 2009 at Six Flags

Jersey. It […]

Free Outdoor Movie Guide

We love our friends at The Skint. And we love them even more that they’ve created this amazing free outdoor movie guide. If you’ve been wanting to check out a movie outdoors, make sure to review the guide here.

 

Free Tickets to Theater, Concerts and More at 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 […]

See Some of the Pitch Perfect Cast at Carnegie Hall

I made the mistake during the Super Bowl of telling my fiance (when my wedding is less than 200 days away) that the thing I’m most excited about in 2015 is Pitch Perfect 2.

Whoops.

If you love Pitch Perfect 2 as much as I do, on Sunday, March 29 at 2pm at Stern […]

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 […]

See an Off-Broadway Show for $20

Head up to Broadway this month. You can see an off-Broadway show for $20 now through September 28. How does it work? Arrive at the theater 20 minutes before show time at these select shows, and you’ll have the option to purchase tickets for $20. I’ve tried this promotion before and in definitely works, but keep […]

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 […]

It’s Hot Out and the Public Pools are Open

It’s freaking hot out today. By 9:30 am, I was nearly sweating through my dress. The one cure on a day like today is the pool!

Not sure you want to give the public pool a try? Here’s my experience from a few years back at the pool in Astoria. The pools are […]

Deal Alert! $5 Fitness Classes!

Outdoor Rise is NYC’s annual adventure festival featuring one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences, running from June 21 – 27. From rock climbing to yoga in Central Park to paddleboarding on the Hudson River to hiking in Staten Island, Outdoor Rise brings the spirit of adventure to the heart of the city — and pays it forward, […]

Movies at South Street Seaport

Telling you this event a day in advance so you can make plans for tomorrow night! This summer, every Wednesday and Saturday there will be an outdoor movie at South Street Seaport, at the intersection of Front and Fulton Streets. Movies are screened outside starting at 8pm (sunset), and there will be lounge chairs […]

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