Tuesday linkage

Turkey-day help line and brining your bird [Diner’s Journal]
Where to eat near the Macy’s parade [NY Post]
A buy/don’t buy guide to Costco [Yahoo Finance]
The tale of a down-payment via sou sou [Ditmas Park Blog]
How to maximize financial aid eligibility [Sheepshead Bites]
Inside Fulton’s Unique thrift store [mcbrooklyn]
Gorilla coffee beans deceptively expensive [via FiPS]
New at Duane Reade: Keith Haring bibs [via Racked NY]