Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Even the City Council’s housing chair is facing foreclosure [Capital]
State Senate Democrats want to take away outside income for lawmakers [WNYC]
In even more lawmaker news, an Assembly Democrat wants warning labels on soda [PIX 11]
Just chatting with Satan, nbd [Bedford + Bowery]
Taylor Swift drags Jay-Z to brunch, a piece of short fiction [Defamer]
19th century houses on Bushwick Ave knocked down for apartment building [Brownstoner]
Advice to young people: Things will keep being worse [The Awl]
NYC’s rolling economy means Mayor Tall can keep being Mayor Progressive [New York Mag]