Friday lunchtime linkage

Update: 19 injured, at least one missing in East Village building collapse [NY Times]
In better FDNY related news, there are Instagram accounts for firehouse cats [Gothamist]
There are worse real estate markets than Brooklyn [Curbed]
Damn kids these days, slapping MTA train conductors [Daily News]
Brooklyn Bridge Park is 5 years old now—and we remember when it was just a road [Gothamist]
On the DUMBO waterfront: Empire Stores will now include  a watchmaker, so you don’t spend too much time at the beer garden [Crain’s]
This is why catchy pop songs get stuck in your head, says science [Laughing Squid]