Thursday lunchtime linkage

So yeah, this is what the bus lines look like [NYO]
Yeah, let’s rip up the pay phones. WAIT NOT YET! We need them [WSJ]
The Nets are already endearing themselves to local sportswriters [ESPN NY]
People in Red Hook are getting frustrated. Help’em out guys! [Runnin’ Scared]
In sad, non-Sandy news, Cat Power is bankrupt? Yikes [Atlantic Wire]
Barack Obama and Chris Christie: BFFs [Capital New York]
Don’t panic, but paying for new storm infrastructure won’t be easy [Capital NY]
Mayor Mike did not care for Marty asking for the National Guard [Brooklyn Paper]
Meanwhile, in Philadelphia…[Gawker]