5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 15 2011

Albany tackles it all: education, budget, and choosing the official state vegetable. New York: the home of the onion!?(Gothamist)
He's already the Mayor, but I guess now it's official. Bloomberg declares April 16th Foursquare Day. (Huffington Post)
Photography from the streets of New York in the 1970s: forget beautiful marquees, there's a giant Gordon vodka bottle taking over Times Square. (Animal New York)
An entire community of Bushwich artists were forced to vacate the warehouse they've been living in for a year, also housing a music studio, koi pond, and skate ramp, just to name a few amenities. (NY Mag)
Teen-friendly label Aerie displays some rather cheeky underwear ads on Houston Street. (Racked NY)