Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Going deep on Mayor Tall’s struggles with his job [Vanity Fair]
One way to learn about the city? Pick through its garbage [CBS2]
Summer doesn’t have to end this early [New York Times]
Broker claims Malcolm X lived in Fort Greene in order to push luxury units [Brooklyn Paper]
Scenes from Brooklyn’s first Jamaican patty eating contest [Gothamist]
Civilian complaints against police are falling, but are more substantiated [WNYC]
Stephen Colbert’s Late Show has a chance to really show off New York [amNewYork]
Chris Christie, who isn’t mayor, wants New York City to bring back stop-and-frisk [Gawker]