Friday linkage: IRENEMAGGEDON edition

Hurricanes <3 NY, throughout the ages [The Scuttlefish]
Irene: finally a reason to date someone in Queens [Village Voice]
Listen to Irene’s first-responders [BoingBoing]
For your storm bunker: Burnest Hemingway [Dangerous Minds]
A pleasant alternative to Barney’s warehouse sale madness [Racked]
Places to take your kids if the world survives [Mommy Poppins]
The pay-what-you-want revolution [LearnVest]
The only hurricane map you need all weekend [NYT]