Thursday lunchtime linkage

Sochi’s crimes against New York hot dogs [Wall Street Journal]
The subways have some fancy new touchscreens [Gizmodo]
Pols get out there to protect swans [Sheepshead Bites]
Knickerbocker Avenue is a pink Valentine’s explosion [Bushwick Daily]
Two views on Derek Jeter’s retirement [Baseball Prospectus]
People aren’t happy about schools being open [Observer]
Suffolk County legislator says no one should ride bikes [ANIMAL]
Congress now keeping their death threats in house [Salon]