5 Things To Know This AM — May 11 2011

New Yorkers barely bat an eyelash at the disturbing things we witness on the subway, but a naked man who attacks gets us scrambling for our camera phones...and running. NSFW. (Daily Intel)
Leigh Batnick, buyer and manager at Brooklyn's Catbird, reveals where she shops for bags, boots, and glittering party dresses. (Racked)

"Today is an Orange day," isn't a text from your BFF telling you what to wear. New York City announces an emergency alert system that will send messages to cellphones.
(The Globe and Mail)

Female rocker Patti Smith to headline Escape to New York Festival in August. (Rolling Stone)
Check out Hollywood's versions of NYC apartments from the realistic to the "yeah right, no one lives like that." (Gothamist)