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Applewares, the kitchen supply shop opened by the owners of Park Slope locavore eatery Applewood, has closed. "Reaction is not particularly of the upset variety. For instance, one person writes 'that place sucked donkey ass.' Another person wrote that it 'Seemed expensive and too specialized.'” [The Gowanus Lounge]