Monday lunchtime linkage

What the gubernatorial candidates think of Governors Ball [Noisey]
Bartenders make fun of your first date screw ups [New York Post]
Verizon’s FIOS promises were a lie [Crain’s]
Gowanus is home to fancy, not-so-fancy cobblers [Daily News]
Anthony Weiner’s debut hockey column on goalies is nerdy, great [Business Insider]
The world’s oldest man lived in New York, and he just died [AP]
Architects propose ideas to protect NYC from flooding [Design/Curial]