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A smaller than normal fodder today, as today’s a holiday and I am not at work. Are you off today - either school or work, or both? Any plans for the day? The lovely mrs. pdb and I went to this on Saturday, as we do every year, and it was, as it is every year, pretty great if you’re a fan of dark beers. And then after that, we went here, as we also do regularly, and I can’t recommend it enough if you’re in Astoria. Great ice cream and fantastic people.

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