5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 17 2012

Tim Tebow may have invented his own verb but that doesn't mean New Yorkers love him, quite the opposite, in fact. Maybe there will be a new verb coined for the booing that's been going on as he's been spotted around the city. (Gothamist)
Memo to MoMA: we just don't believe you! The MoMA rejected Andy Warhol's donation of a shoe illustration back in 1956. (Animal)
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Times are tough for New Yorkers, jobs scarce, rent through the roof, and that fabled $127/mo West Village pre-war is the stuff sheer hope is made of. James Kimmel (we're dubbing him Kimmel the Hope Killer) is an UWS landlord trying to get the High Courts to lift antiquated rent controls. Not cool, Kimmel, not cool. WNYC)
If you want to live at this level of opulence, you'll have to up your kvetchery game to Joan Rivers Rivahs level. (Curbed)
Piper and Boo, a Chihuahua and Pomeranian respectively, will join paws in petrimony at Twenty Four Fifth on May 14. Can't make the reception? Yappy Hour will immediately follow the puptials. (Came up with that last one ourselves!) (NYDN)
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