Tuesday lunchtime linkage

The slow, plodding pace of recovering from Sandy [New York Times]
Vice might go public [Bloomberg]
Paying off your MFA debt by getting hit by a car [The Billfold]
New Jersey trying to legalize marijuana. New Jersey! Hurry up, New York [WSJ]
Subway buskers are catching hell from the NYPD [New York Post]
So are rides coming to a Coney Island empty lot, or what? [Amusing the Zillion]
Brooklyn home sales plummeted. Let’s all panic [The Real Deal]
Interview with a carriage horse supporter who wants de Blasio to die [Runnin’ Scared]