Monday lunchtime linkage

Third party candidate party! [New York Observer]
6 things to have changed since Sandy, 5 things that haven’t [WNYC]
And have we really learned anything? [Insurance & Technology]
We’re getting another billion dollars in Sandy relief from the feds [Bedford + Bowery]
The storm’s final legacy: a wave of foreclosures [DNA Info]
Oh cool, developers are going to fill Central Park with shadows [New York Times]
Now that Lou Reed is dead, it’s OK to admit to liking his Metallica collaboration [ANIMAL]
De Blasio gets milquetoast reaction from Rockaways [Capital]