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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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See Broadway Shows for Less with TodayTix – Promo Code Too!

If this week had a theme, it would be new (to me) apps/sites and accompanying discount codes. I wanted to share with you all today a new to get discounted Broadway tickets with TodayTix!  A TodayTix promo code is included in this post too!

For years, when family was in town, we headed to TKTS to […]

Get a Personal Chef with Kitchensurfing – Promo Code Too!

The nice part about having a blog is sometimes I get pitched from PR people some really cool ideas – so today I want to share with you details on Kitchensurfing (promo code included too!).

I love the concept of Kitchensurfing – Kitchensurfing brings personal chefs to your home. I always feel like when I […]

Free Jet Membership – a New Costco-Like Shopping Site

I’m sure I caught your eye with the words “Free Jet Membership.” But what is it?

If you aren’t lucky to live near Costco like me or drive a 2001 mini-van so you can get to Costco,/Target easily Jet is an online shopping club. Jet is going to launch in the next month, with […]

Dunkin’ Donuts Offers Reward For Downloading App & Registering Gift Card

Earlier this week, I told you guys about the benefits of downloading the Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts app.

Dunkin’ Donuts just sweetened the deal. If you haven’t downloaded the app yet and have a gift card on hand, I suggest you download the app now and register your card. You’ll get a bonus $5 […]

Ditch the Gift Cards, Pay with Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts Apps

We were sitting at a bar last weekend, when my friend Dave of Barton’s Bites whipped out his money clip and I saw several coffee gift cards. I immediately asked Dave – don’t you know you can pay with Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts apps? He was amazed that he didn’t need to lug these cards around.

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Three Newsletters Worth Checking Out

What newsletters do you subscribe to? Here are some that might be worth checking out:

Netted: This is one of my favorites. Every day they send over an app or a website that is worth a try. If you are obsessed with your smartphone, or rely on startups to be productive, this is definitely […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Get Fit with My Fitness Pal

The start of January often means more people at the gym as everyone tries to get fit in the New Year. If you are like me and trying to lose a few pounds this year, consider trying My Fitness Pal. If you read any article on how to diet, it suggests tracking what you […]

Poncho Delivers Personalized Weather Forecast via Text

I recently was introduced to Poncho, which offers the weather forecast via text. What I like about it is that it is personalized – you tell Poncho what time you wake up daily so you get the alerts before you head out of your house. You can also indicate if you want hair forecasts (will […]

Try This Trick: Wheretowatch.com

This long weekend means lots of movie watching. If you want to dive into some holiday classics but not sure where to find Elf or Love Actually, check out WheretoWatch.com. Search for a title and this new website will generate a list of platforms that offer viewing, purchase, rental or subscription access, along with a trailer […]

Starting Your Holiday Shopping? Use Ebates – Here’s Our Review!

Yesterday, I saw an ad for Gap’s Black Friday sale (yup, it runs all week!) and immediately decided to get my fiance some new pants for work. If you use Black Friday to stock up on staples in addition to getting gifts for others, make sure you are using Ebates. Here’s our review of Ebates!

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