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Four and Twenty Blackbirds

The classic pumpkin pie at this Gowanus spot features a chunky crust you could easily pass off as homemade.
$32; 439 Third Ave., nr. 8th St., Gowanus, Brooklyn; 718-499-2917. Open on Thanksgiving from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Grandaisy

Grandaisy’s take on the traditional dessert boasts a sweet crust that’s distinctly cookielike. Preordering by November 23 recommended.
$24; Various locations. Open on Thanksgiving from 7 a.m.–2 p.m.

Fairway

Fairway’s budget pies are as straightforward as they come, but they don’t have that supermarket-shelf taste.
$3.99 for 7-inch ; $7.99 for 9-inch; Various locations. Open on Thanksgiving from 7 a.m.–8 p.m. (Upper West Side); 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Harlem); 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Red Hook)

Ladybird

There’s a ring of toasted meringue and a puff-pastry pumpkin on top of Ladybird’s pie, and if you order by November 17 you’ll get a free cookie with purchase.
$19 for 6-inch, $25 for 10-inch; 1112 Eighth Ave., nr. 11th St., Park Slope; 718-499-8108. Open on Thanksgiving from 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Veniero's

This simple pie from Veneiro's stands out for its fluffy texture and subtle pumpkin flavor. Preordering by November 23 available, minimum two pies.
$13.95 for 11-inch; 342 E. 11th St., nr. First Ave.; 212-674-7070. Open on Thanksgiving from 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Savoy Bakery

Savoy Bakery's pie packs a spicy filling with a velvety texture that melts in your mouth. For those who like to mix savory and sweet, they also offer a bacon-topped version. Preordering by November 24 recommended.
$12 for 9-inch (add $3 for bacon); 170 E. 110th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-828-8896. Open on Thanksgiving from 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Financier Patisserie

Despite a glazed top and powdered-sugar garnish, this pie has a clean finish without being overly sweet. Plus, the presentation is sure to please your in-laws. Preordering by November 22 recommended; pick up November 24. Use coupon code TENOFF to get 10% off orders online before November 15.
$18.50 for 7-inch; $22.50 for 9-inch; Various locations

Little Pie Co.

The flaky crust and light filling make this pie perfect for those who don’t like to mess (much) with a classic. Preordering by November 19 recommended.
$25 for 10-inch; Various locations. Open on Thanksgiving from 8 a.m.–noon

Bubby’s

If Bubby’s take on pumpkin isn’t sweet enough for you on its own, it comes with a side of gooey caramel to drizzle on top. Preordering by November 22 required; pick up by November 24.
$29 for 9-inch; 120 Hudson St., at N. Moore St.; 212-219-0666

Trois Pommes

Trois Pommes tops its pies with roasted pumpkin seeds, adding a rustic look and a dose of nutty flavor. Preordering by November 15 recommended.
$28; 260 Fifth Ave., nr. Garfield Pl., Park Slope; 718-230-3119. Open on Thanksgiving from 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Baked

Baked mixes things up with a crunchy oat-wheat crust, which will ensure that this pie stands out from the plain old apple one it will inevitably sit next to. Preordering by November 22 required; pick up by November 24.
$26 for 9-inch; 359 Van Brunt St., nr. Dikeman St., Red Hook, Brooklyn; 718-222-0345

Billy’s

The thick filling of the pie at Billy’s packs a big pumpkin flavor and a hearty amount of spice, all held in nicely by a substantial, doughy crust. Preordering by November 20 recommended; pick up by November 24.
$24 for 9-inch; 184 Ninth Ave., nr. 21st St.; 212-647-9956

Financier

The thick filling of the pie at Billy’s packs a big pumpkin flavor and a hearty amount of spice, all held in nicely by a substantial, doughy crust. Preordering by November 20 recommended; pick up November 24.
Ordering Information: 22.50/7", $32.50/9". Preorders by November 22 recommended. Use coupon code TENOFF to get 10% off orders online before November 15.
Open on Thanksgiving? No.

Elizabeth Padilla (left) Fifth Avenue and Prospect Place, Park Slope. Commuting to the Brooklyn Bar Association on June 9, 2005, Padilla swerved to avoid the open door of a parked P.C. Richard’s truck. She lost control of her bike and fell underneath the wheels of an ice-cream delivery truck.

Juan Luis Solis East Gun Hill Road and Bouck Avenue, the Bronx. Attempting to pass a double-parked car on June 22, 2007, Solis was struck by a box truck and died of severe head trauma. The truck did not stop.

Jeffrey Moore (left) Chauncey Street and Rockaway Avenue, Bed-Stuy. According to witnesses, on May 29, 2007, Moore was run over (twice) by his girlfriend Jeanine Harrington. She was indicted on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon (her Nissan Pathfinder).

Derek Lake Houston Street and La Guardia Place. On June 26, 2006, Lake reportedly skidded on a steel construction plate and was crushed underneath the wheels of a passing truck.

Elijah Armand Wrancher (left) Springfield Boulevard and 130th Avenue, Springfield Gardens. On August 28, 2007, 12-year-old Wrancher attempted to ride his bicycle while holding onto a moving truck. He lost his grip and fell under the truck’s rear wheel.

David Smith Sixth Avenue and 36th Street. On December 5, 2007, Smith was biking up Sixth Avenue when the passenger-side door of a parked pickup truck opened unexpectedly. He was knocked into the path of an oncoming truck.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

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