Friday lunchtime linkage

The story of how the “Ground Zero mosque” came to be and not be [The Awl]
Mayor Tall should maybe stay away from sports [Daily News]
Could the MTA extend the G to Manhattan? Maybe! [vanshnookenraggen]
10 pictures of Scarlett Johannson to distract you from our gun problem [StarWipe]
A potential solution to Times Square’s “problem” probably won’t work [Curbed]
The Guardian Angels are having some recruitment problems [amNewYork]
Jon Bois destroys the Washington football team, moves them to BK [SB Nation]
Kathleen Alcott has had enough of your goddamn Pinkberrys, Park Slope [BrickUnderground]