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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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Try This Trick: Parcel Delivery Service – Plus Promo Code!

I don’t have a doorman. I used to years ago, but now I have to ship everything to work – and once it arrives, I have to carry it home on the subway, and then a half mile walk home. Needless to say, I loathe getting packages. But enter Parcel, a Delivery Service. Plus, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Try This Trick! Fiverr!

Have you  heard of Fiverr? The site allows people to sell services – anything from designing a logo if you are thinking of starting your own blog, to getting a custom iPhone case designed, to getting a customized birthday message from a Marilyn Monroe lookalike to send to a friend. Best of all, these […]

Free $10 Credit to Hailo

Gilt City is offering a FREE $10 credit to Hailo for new customers only. Hailo allows you to request a ride through the free Android or iPhone app, and a licensed car or taxi will show up where and when you want it. If you haven’t tried it before, now is a good time to […]

Try This Trick! Get Free Samples with PINCHme!

A few years ago, I told you guys my dirty secret: that I always scoop up free online samples.  If you are like me, you’ll want to check out PINCHme.  I stumbled across the site from someone’s Pinterest board, and am certainly glad I did.

With PINCHme, you’ll get an email when free samples […]

Try This Trick! Unroll.me!

New year, new inbox – if you want to keep your inbox organized, try Unroll.me. This service which works with Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Google Apps, has you log in to your email account through Unroll.me and it identifies all the subscriptions you subscribe to. I had a ton of subscriptions from Groupon, LivingSocial, […]

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