Thursday Lunchtime Linkage

Both mayoral candidates are from Brooklyn [NYT]
A whole lot of people want liquor licenses [DNAInfo]
Artist makes “garbage map” of Brooklyn [The Atlantic]
Queens is the new Brooklyn (for Jonathan Lethem) [WSJ]
New poetry emerges from Syrian war. Good news? [AlJazeera]
Play the J. D. Salinger documentary drinking game [Paris Review]
You got to be in it to win it (middle class status, that is) [Village Voice]
New B32 will service Greenpoint from Williamsburg to LIC [Greenpointers]
Hooray! High-rise condos coming to historic Montague Street [Brooklyn Eagle]