Wednesday linkage

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How to game your Metrocard before the hike [Daily News]
Purity Diner, other surprise health grades in the Slope [FiPS]
Atlantic Yards musical opening soon [NY Times]
New Yorkers are the most stressed-out in the U.S.! [FiPS, Gawker]
But, study says: Stress is down in NYC [Amer. Psychol. Assoc.]
Retailers cutting floor space, upping sales [NY Times]
Zagat launches food-truck finder app [Jauntsetter]
BK’s scariest bar is no more
[Grub Street]
The 40 unhealthiest coffee drinks [The Daily Beast]
Meet the new cupcakes in Sheepshead Bay
[Grub Street]

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  1. So… the per-ride fair will still be $2.25, right? And they will still have the 10% ‘discount’ on MetroCard purchases, right?

    If both of those are right (but I might be wrong because I think they are purposefully trying to confuse us), then you need to ride the train 52 times in 30 days to break even.

    Most months have about 22 (maximum) commuting days, or 44 swipes. Add some holidays and/or don’t use your card regularly on the weekend… well, you’re getting screwed.

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