Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Early Election Day chaos in Sandy-afflicted areas [NY Observer]
Even Murdoch has given up on Romney [NY Magazine]
Floating bar = great idea (especially when it washes up in your yard) [NY Post]
Bike lane lobby suddenly got lots of new members [Brooklyn Eagle]
Aw, Christie cried after hug from The Boss [Gawker]
At least we don’t have to worry about this guy [Gawker]
Someone start a benefit to save the local beer! [libn.com]
Is Barclays exploiting the “Brooklyn” brand? [The Brooklyn Rail]