Thursday lunchtime linkage

We went to Pittsburgh, came back with a story about a stripper [Deadspin]
Ex-Rikers inmates helping out Crown Heights community garden [News12]
You can bike outside of bike lanes [ANIMAL]
Oh look, people hate the new “pay for free wifi in parks” deal [DNAInfo]
Half the money donated for Sandy relief hasn’t been spent [Runnin’ Scared]
An interview with man made of wire in Ditmas Park [DP Corner]
Birkenstocks are back cuz Park Slope moms said so [FiPS]