Thursday lunchtime linkage

Someone’s writing “Obama sucks” on Brooklyn Heights mailboxes [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Mayor Tall does the right thing and blames Bloomberg [Capital]
Here’s your Ferguson roundup [The Hairpin]
Things worth missing when you leave Brooklyn [The Awl]
Scenes from a shanty town riot [Medium]
Man tears down own public art in Astor Place as a protest [DNA Info]
The city’s economy grew. Yay! [Crain’s]
Pabst is bringing back Ballantine IPA [USA Today]