Wednesday lunchtime linkage

Kanye brought his act to Barclays, typical Kanye stuff happened [HuffPo]
Here’s a good history of Ebbets Field [reddit]
Bike share might come to Astoria…in2015…maybe [Brownstoner Queens]
ANIMAL sends reporters to Toronto to buy crack, but not to smoke it. WTF [ANIMAL]
Fancy private school coming to Red Hook, offering no scholarships [DNA Info]
5 Pointz owner defends whitewashing [New York Magazine]
Jumaane Williams throws his name in the City Council speaker’s race [Capital]
Got a spare $1.7 billion? You can buy the famous Plaza Hotel [Crain’s]