Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Pearl River Mart is closing, thanks to a five-fold rent increase [Crain’s]
Eric Schneiderman is investigating why Cooper Union is no longer free [Vice]
Two women near the East Village fire are suing because they’re scared to live here now [Post]
Showtime dancers are still dancing [BBC]
Edward Snowden now appearing in Fort Greene Park in hologram form [DNA Info]
More details on that rezoning plan Mayor Tall come out with that everyone hates [BrickUnderground]
Untaxed cigarettes: So hot right now [Runnin’ Scared]