Thursday linkage

Brooklyn man carves out a real career [Brooklyn Eagle]
There’s a “bikes in buildings” law? [amNY]
Shake Shack’s interactive graffiti [Brownstoner]
Drink with Hunter S. Thompson tonight [Gothamist]
Living the American dream [Starbucks Gossip]
Occupiers chose more than just a street [NYT]
Non-tent affordable housing opens in BK [Patch]