Morning Linkage: How to be a ball boy, a scandalous statue, and counterfeit Angry Birds toy ring busted

Cafe bar Astoria

5 Pointz to see wrecking ball by 2013, replacement by residential towers [Sunnyside Post]

What it’s like trying out to be a ball person for the US Open [Queens Courier]

Scandalous Borough Hall statue finally getting a makeover [NY Daily News]

Student spots UFO hovering above Queens [Examiner]

Private eye busts Angry Birds counterfeit toy ring [DNAinfo]

Image source: QueensNYC Flickr pool – user ChrisGoldNY