Friday lunchtime linkage

It’s taking the MetroCard forever to die [The Atlantic]
R.I.P. Continental, maybe [Eater]
Here are the NYC restaurants where rats like to eat [Vocativ]
Oh what a surprise, the Lyceum is being turned into condos [DNA Info]
Tenant groups want to kill off the 421-a affordable housing tax abatement [Capital]
Walk a mile in a dead man’s skin [Dangerous Minds]
Teen in trouble for alleged emoji-made police threat [Daily News]