Thursday lunchtime linkage

Vogue plus Sandy first responders equals “Whaa?” [Slate]
The best “my girlfriend lives in Canada” story ever [Deadspin]
Never too early for an early mayoral race poll [Runnin' Scared]
A look at BK’s underground electronic dance scene [Pitchfork]
We’re never gonna get snow. Thanks, global warming [Wall Street Journal]
People are not thanking heaven for 7-11 [Jeremiah's Vanishing New York]
Say goodbye to your favorite beach [Inhabitat]
The Mets are a league average baseball player. Sigh [Capital New York]