Monday lunchtime linkage

A hip hop tour of Brooklyn [NYT]
The MTA is getting rich off the $1 new card fee [NY1]
NYPD stop-and-frisk excuses are getting ridiculous [ANIMAL]
Stuy Town olds,parents, beef with bikini-clad coeds [NYP]
Prince Harry coming to see Sandy damage, eat crumpets [Runnin’ Scared]
Lauryn Hill is playing MHOW before going to jail [BrooklynVegan]
One flyer sums up BK’s real estate nightmare [Brownstoner]
Brooklyn’s hostels are dying off [Brooklyn Paper]
Upstate studio for just $900/month [Upstater]