Thursday lunchtime linkage

Meet the dickhead neighbor who will only turn down his music if you pay him [Gothamist]
Boxes, this whole damn city is made out of boxes [The Awl]
Laundry workers might get new protections soon [Crain’s]
As always, executives are not your friends [New York Post]
Tough times for NYC’s dog bars [Observer]
Whatever happened to New York City’s private social clubs? [Curbed]
The state legislature can’t get anything right, but at least they don’t get to leave [Capital]
Is this the worst apartment in Manhattan? Maybe! [BrickUnderground]
Crown Heights landlord arrested for destroying inhabited apartments [DNA Info]