Friday lunchtime linkage

The foods Patrick Stewart has experienced since moving to Brooklyn [Grub Street]
Twee font enrages local curmudgeon [The Awl]
What is a lesbian, exactly? [The Toast]
Joe Lhota is really going for it with this “de Blasio will ruin New York” thing [Observer]
Christmas comes early for urban planner geeks: The new rules to design city streets are here! [Future Cities]
$2400/month for a two-bedroom off Myrtle/Wyckoff? Woof [Brownstoner]
What the hell is up with the Second Avenue subway? [Capital]
The Met is going to start charging a fee, for real this time [Crain’s]
The best costumes from HallowMEME [New York Magazine]