Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Brooklyn different, but pretty much the same, 50 years after the Beatles [Daily News]
Humans sleep with roommates [The Awl]
A visit to Little Dominican Republic. Everyone’s regularly sized though [Untapped Cities]
Here’s a new rendering of the Williamsburg Whole Foods [Brownstoner]
Albany is saying “No way” to de Blasio’s pre-K tax [Capital]
Williamsburg apartment burns [DNA Info]
The city is gonna start giving small contracting firms loans [Crain’s]
Hey dudes, give your girl a blow job for Valentine’s Day [YouTube]