Monday lunchtime linkage

If you can’t have an UWS condo, may as well live out of a van [New York Post]
Neil Diamond gets in on the “secret Brooklyn location concert” [CBS2]
That gondola isn’t the answer [Next City]
Men paying for dates leads to bigger problems than you’d think [The Atlantic]
Woman hit by cyclist killed [NBC4]
The 7 line extension will probably maybe be open by February 2015 [Second Avenue Sagas]
Don’t trust TV news to report on bike lanes [Streetsblog]
Barclays has either been good for local business or bad [Commercial Observer]