Weekend Linkage: Queens hoop star drafted to NBA, 5Pointz history, PS 1 gets spiked

Ready for baseball

Sixers draft “best player in NYC,” Forest Hills native Maurice Harkless [DNAinfo]

Sad talk of 5Pointz razing plan: “It’s the closest thing to real hip hop” [NY Daily News]

What’s spiked and shoots water? Meet Wendy, PS1′s newest architectural phenomenon [Curbed]

Jamaica ESL teacher awarded Person of the Week [NY1]

ConEd to strike this weekend? [Queens Chronicle]

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