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We live in the borough of the $42 roast chicken, of the $100 gold doughnut, of too many to even count bazillion dollar homes. And now, it seems, we live in the borough of the $21 avocado toast. Via Eater, we learned of the astronomical price attached to the ostensibly humble treat (like, it's literally bread and smushed up fruit—yes, the avocado is a fruit—and, we don't know, salt?) at Andrew Tarlow's Williamsburg restaurant Reynard....
Have you gotten used to the fact that a subway ride costs $2.75 now? And a monthly MetroCard is $116.50? Neither have we. But no need to get too comfortable with those numbers anyway, there's a pretty decent chance they'll be going up again sooner than you'd think. What a town. The Daily News reports that the MTA is threatening that "millions of commuters could soon get hit with a 15% fare and toll hike if...
Crazy real estate stories abound in Brooklyn. This is just a fact of life right now. But that doesn't mean we're immune to whatever the latest crazy real estate story is, rather we tend to get even more surprised than ever, because new crazy stories mean we haven't hit rock bottom yet, and that there's still crazier things to come. Need proof? Today, via Brownstoner, we learned that a house in Crown Heights sold for a million...
Our favorite scented candles are Diptyque's Feu du Bois. They're expensive, yes, which is why we've only ever had them grace our home due to the courtesy of others. But, you know, Diptyque really delivers! The candle's name holds the promise of smelling like a wood fire, and it does! We love when that happens. Or, well, we do most of the time. Because with Oak's new line of candles inspired by street corners...

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