Friday lunchtime linkage

Here, a story about Brooklyn’s real estate market to make you sick, nervous [Bloomberg]
A-Rod swings for the legal fences. This is awesome [NY Post]
Another DC crime story with a Brooklyn link [Brooklyn Eagle]
Charles Hynes isn’t giving up so quick after all, will run as a Republican [New York Magazine]
Bill de Blasio says “Universal pre-K or bust” [Capital]
Big tax break for big developer means taxpayers pay big. Cool, great, we’re lovin’ it [Runnin’ Scared]
Screw the shutdown, go see BK’s tiny Statue of Liberty [New York Times]
New development will make expensive-ass DUMBO expensive-r [Wall Street Journal]
The hottest tech startups in Brooklyn [Business Insider]