Thursday lunchtime linkage

The next City Council Speaker might have less power [DNA Info]
We welcome our new permanent underclass [Daily News]
The problem with park conservancies [Parks & Recreation]
Bloomberg is bitchy, gets shivved by awesome reporter [New York Times]
Grading the first 100 days of bike share [Streetsblog]
A very sad article about the sad fate of a Park Slope brownstone for sale [New York Observer]
CATS, now and forever [Capital]
New York vaporized [New York Post]