5 Things To Know This AM — Mar 25 2011

The MTA won't ban grub on subways, despite the recent viral video of a food fight over spaghetti. What about a ban on rats? (Huffington Post)
One artist Etch-A-Sketched NYC, and we're shocked his name isn't James Franco! (Gothamist)
Is marijuana Brooklyn's official plant? Well Gowanus and Downtown BK were once home to giant cannabis plantations. (Fucked In Park Slope)
Speaking of weed, The View host Whoopi Goldberg admitted she was high as a kite before accepting her Best Supporting Actress Oscar in '92. Maybe she bought the pot in Brooklyn? (Dlisted)
Katie Holmes partied with Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Ramona Singer. Career low? (Daily Front Row)

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