Thursday lunchtime linkage

FrancesaCon > SantaCon [New York Magazine]
The World Trade Center is getting an elevated park [Untapped Cities]
CEO sanely predicts Marathon Man-like future for de Blasio’s New York [Crain’s]
So long, Mama Joy’s [DNA Info]
Amy Sherman-Palladino lives in Brooklyn now [Observer]
A-Rod on the Mike Francesa show is amazing radio theater [Deadspin]
Brooklyn teen takes a hit out on her dad [Daily News]
Digging deeper into the Yellow Dogs murder [The Awl]