5 Things To Know This AM — Jun 11 2012

Makeovers ain’t only for people, you know. Designers teamed with HauteLook Home to totally revamp some NY apartments. (NY Daily News)
Yelp is hosting a free(!) event to kick off the summer with food ‘n booze from some of Brooklyn’s best venues. RSVP now before the event fills up! (F*cked in Park Slope)
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Refusing to pay rent and getting away with it is precisely the type of thing New Yorkers dream about, but this Brooklyn resident figured out a way to make that real estate fantasy a reality. (The New York Times)
Looks like not everyone in the Bloomberg household is drinking the sugar free Kool-Aid. Georgia Bloomberg, daughter of our beloved mayor, spoke out against her dad’s plan to nix sugary drinks in NYC. (New York Magazine)
The MTA would like you to know that the air around the Second Ave Subway construction site is—despite rumors of otherwise—totally not toxic, which is a relief since we, you know, breathe that air. (Gothamist)
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Photo: Via New York Daily News
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