Friday lunchtime linkage

The city has more cyclists than ever [CityLab]
Racist NYPD message board is not helping things one bit [ProPublica]
2 of Brooklyn’s worst landlords arrested for making buildings inhabitable [New York Times]
The hacked Sony emails give us a look into Cuomo’s fundraising operation [Capital]
Parents don’t appreciate Brands being placed into state tests [DNA Info]
Sheldon Silver believes in his innocence [Bedford + Bowery]
Yellow cabs may not be as doomed as previously believed [Crain’s]