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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: 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, […]

Try This Trick! Learn Another Language for Free!

One of my resolutions this year is to learn a new language – or more or less, remember the Spanish I took in high school for 4 years. After a few trips abroad this past year, I realized it’s embarrassing how bad I am at Spanish, and I feel like it’d be a helpful […]

Try This Trick! Menu Plan and Save Money with eMeals!

I have to share a dirty secret with you – while I’ve still dined out in the past year, I’ve been making a HUGE effort to cook more. I find cooking to be fun and depending on the recipe, I can save more staying in and cooking than going straight to Seamless. I will […]

Try This Trick! Use Ebates When Shopping Online!

Are you planning to do some holiday shopping this week or on Cyber Monday? If so, make sure to sign up first for Ebates. With Ebates, you earn a percentage of what you spend online back as a check or via paypal.  So for example, when you want to make a purchase at say a […]

Try This Trick! Earn Gift Cards and Prizes with Bing Rewards!

If you are looking to make some easy cash, try Bing Rewards. You’ll earn credits for searching the web, trying out new features or learning tips and tricks to help you find what you are looking for. Redeem for gift cards, donations, and more – it’s free!

Here’s How It Works:

1. Sign up […]

Try This Trick! Book Activities with Vimbly!

Have you checked out Vimbly yet? Vimbly acts as a directory and reservation service for activities here in NYC, and you can search for classes by day/time, type of class and price. Best of all – no phone calls are involved. You can book and pay for the class online.

Right now, I’m seeing […]

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