Morning reading assignment: Between Queens and Brooklyn, an Oil Spill’s Legacy in the New York Times.
“We all joke that we’re going to end up with big lumps in our throat so we can afford our rents,” said Nate Zubal, 29, an interior designer in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where many residences and businesses sit atop a layer of spilled fuel oils. “A cleanup is pretty important with so many people living so close.”
Stop joking. Shit’s real.