Friday lunchtime linkage

Dollar vans are a big honking deal [WSJ]
Dinner with Obama, Jay and Beyonce only costs as much as college [Daily News]
There’s a Marshalls truck in NYC, for some reason [Racked]
Globetrotters for only $7 (Scooby Doo extra) [The Local]
Rent or buy? Hint: Rent [Atlantic Cities]
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best [NYT]
The state of New York’s Sushinomics [BusinessWeek]
Future of slave theater up for debate [Brownstoner]