Monday lunchtime linkage

Meet the person who hates herself because she doesn’t work at BuzzFeed [The Awl]
New York City is now a city for the Hollow Men [Daily News]
Fightin’ Pat Lynch has no regrets about tangling with Mayor Tall [DNA Info]
Mayor Tall was late, again, to the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day parade this time [New York Post]
Shockingly, quickly constructed buildings around Brooklyn are full of defects [NYT]
Does New York City’s housing market needs the cities around it to work well? [Capital]
The awful awkward existence of being a 12-year-old in New York City [WNYC]