Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Brooklyn prosecutor will now see the other side of the court system [NYT]
Idiotic attempt to cut in line results in felony charge [CBS]
If a tree did have to fall, I’m glad it was his [DNAInfo]
Park Slope mansion could double Brooklyn’s record home price [WSJ]
A look at how one address has changed since the 17th century [mcbrooklyn]
Get drunk supporting the Red Cross [Brooklyn Paper]
Good luck getting kids to go to school here [Brownstoner]
Loosecubes folds amid stiff coworking competition [NY Observer]
No refund for lost week of MTA services [Gothamist]
Does the soda ban apply to fat blocking Japanese Pepsi? [Business Insider]