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Bruni Takes on WTF Prices; Harlem’s New Greenmarket

East Village: Astor Wines hosted the Indy Spirits Expo last night, and sixteen brands (mostly the distillers themselves) mixed cocktails for the crowd. [Lush Life]
Harlem: A Saturday farmers market with organic produce from a Columbia County farm will settle in through November at P.S.-I.S. 180M, on 120th Street between Morningside and Manhattan avenues. [Uptown Flavor]
Midtown West: Frank Bruni has launched a new rubric called "That Costs WHAT?!?," which could refer to an exceptionally high-priced food stuff or an exceptionally low one. He takes on BLT Market after a $133 alcohol-free lunch for two by investigating why they can get away with charging $7 for a tea bag when even Cru will give you a cup for $4. Why, according to a rep? The selection is broad. [Diner's Journal/NYT]
Nolita: There'll be D.J.'s, free ice cream, and Champagne at the Good, the Bad & the Ugly this Friday through Sunday to make the most of the clothing shop's decision to close. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch]
Williamsburg: Actors Paul Rudd and Michael Showalter showed up at McCarren last night to introduce the free showing of Wet Hot American Summer, but they were upstaged by Marlow & Sons' Duck liver pâté for $1 at the Taste of Williamsburg, which was in progress across the way. [Serious Eats]
West Village: You can now order "ready-to-cook Indian marinated meats, seafood, and vegetables," with requisite sides and roti, from Lassi, with two days of notice. [NYT]

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