Thursday lunchtime linkage

Goodbye forever, 3rd Ward [New York Observer]
Ikea furniture or death metal band? [ANIMAL]
Hockey erotica? Hockey erotica [Philly City Paper]
Well OK, the C train still has some danger [DNA Info]
Brooklyn is so hot our toilets are exploding [Daily News]
Atlantic Avenue’s BQE underpass has a sweet new mural [Brooklyn Eagle]
Anthony Weiner admits to not hating Sean Hannity [New York Magazine]
Anti-Semitic Elmo is getting two years in jail. Brought to you by the letter E, for extortion [Reuters]