Thursday linkage

What gifts are really worth to you [Mashable]
Swap events sweeping NYC after New Year’s
[NY Times]
A few things to do on Christmas [A Child Grows in Brooklyn]
Freddy’s Bar to reopen in January [TONY]
Restaurant of the day: Black Swan [Brownstoner]
Anna Wintour shops in Brooklyn [Brownstoner & Racked]
Proper eating-out napkin etiquette [via Grub Street]
Wacky wreaths on display in PLG café [Plog]
Where to eat while light-gazing in Dyker Heights [Brokelyn]