Tuesday lunchtime linkage

The rent is rather high, so the Assembly is passing some tenant-friendly bills [Greenpointers]
How Bill Bratton sees his role as police commissioner in this new New York [New York Times]
Having a prostitution ring as your neighbor [Brick Underground]
City Council members want a rent freeze from the Rent Board [Capital]
Brooklyn: Trading churches for condos [DNA Info]
Perhaps it’s Brooklyn that’s actually the home of the tale of two cities [Daily News]
An Instagram devoted to NYC’s fashionable grandpas [Messy Nessy]
Oh hey did you guys hear that Delta tweeted something about Ghana? [The Awl]