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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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Sponsored: Bring in an Old Bra and Save $10 Off a New Bra at Town Shop on the UWS, Plus Contest

Sorry guys, but this is a girls-only post (but gentlemen, you may want to tell your lady friends).

So, let me kick this off by saying on the eve of my 30th birthday, that things get better with age. Wine gets better with age, I get better with age, but sadly, bras are not one […]

On the UES or UWS? 16 Handles Frozen Yogurt Deal for You This February!

Do you live on the UES or UWS? If you do and like 16 Handles Frozen Yogurt, we’ve got a deal for you.

Introducing $4 Fill-Up Fridays. Grab a pink cup, and fill up as much fro-yo as you’d like in your cup for $4 + tax. This is valid only on Fridays in […]

Mark Your Calendar! Free Tea at Teavana This Weekend!

So this post is about free tea at Teavana. But let’s digress shall we…

Up until about two years ago, I didn’t drink tea. And then in the past month or so in my office, we started having Teavana tea lying around (disclosure: client of my agency). I started drinking it – and before […]

Get Your Hands Dirty at Mermaid Inn’s Crab Boil

A few weeks back, I was craving seafood, so met my friend Jess at Mermaid Inn, on 88th and Amsterdam. We didn’t intend to go for the

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crab boil, but it just so happened this special was going on.  For $26, we were able to get a bucket of steamed Maryland […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Treats on the UWS!

To celebrate the opening of Capital One Bank’s new location, Columbus and 97th St. Branch,Capital One Bank will treat Upper West Siders to a free sweet treat from several of the neighborhood’s tastiest food trucks!

Enjoy treats at the following dates and times:

May 19 from 3 – 6 p.m. Sweetery New York May 22 from 3 – 6 p.m. Coolhaus

Can’t […]

Deal Alert! $5 Suggested Donation at the New Dig Inn!

One of my favorite restaurants for lunch, Dig Inn, is opening a new restaurant on the UWS! The new location will open TODAY, February 19th in the heart of Columbia’s campus on Broadway at 112th St. If you haven’t been before, Dig Inn offers fresh farm-to-table food (and it doesn’t break the bank!) and the new location […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Burger or Noodle Dish!

Wanted to share a post from our friends at NYC Daily Deals. Like Xi’an Famous Foods on Facebook and then swing by the grand opening of their new Upper West Side location on Saturday, December 7, from 11AM-9PM for a free burger or noodle dish. The restaurant is on 102nd and […]

If You Like Bacon, You’ll Love Baconery

A few weeks back, my boyfriend and I went on one of our How About We dates to Baconery on Columbus between 104th and 105th Street. Everything served at Baconery has bacon in it.

Baconery could best be considered as a bakery or a café, where you can order items to go at the […]

Fabulous Freebie! Free Rita’s Italian Ice!

Today marks the first day of spring – and therefore, it’s free Italian ice day at Rita’s Ice. Swing by Rita’s here in the city on Broadway and 93rd Street to enjoy a complimentary ice in the flavor of your choice.

Fabulous Freebie! Pinkberry Opening on the UWS!

Swing by the new Pinkberry on the UWS tonight from 5-10 pm at 2508 Broadway (and 93rd Street).  You’ll be able to enjoy complimentary samplings and future offers, including buy one, get one free and a free small yogurt with toppings.Thanks to Living Free NYC for the […]

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