Tuesday lunchtime linkage

The case for keeping farebeating as an arrest-worthy offense [New York Post]
Law & Order tourists love the Manhattan Criminal Court [DNA Info]
What’s the story with all those hotels going up in industrial zones? [YIMBY]
Rich New Yorkers are going the panic room route [New York Times]
Exciting news at Domino: They’ve dug a pit [Brownstoner]
TWU debuts newspaper ad in war with Mayor Tall over the right-of-way law [Daily News]
High rents making the West Village a post-apocalyptic wasteland of empty storefronts [New Yorker]