5 Things To Know This Am — Sep 23 2010

Barack Obama has arrived in NY! Now just try to get anywhere. (Gawker)
Color specific: Cartographer Bill Rankin has created maps of major cities showing neighborhood integration or, in New York's case, segregation. (Fast Company)
Housing Works announced Ben Folds and Nick Hornby will provide the entertainment for it Liner Notes benefit with SPIN magazine. Already buying tickets...(Spin)
Alexander Wang let interns doodle on clothes the way Lay Gaga drew all over her Birkin. Best. Internship. Ever. (Styleite)
Snookie might have arrived at the Ed Sullivan Theater with a slick straight 'do but the Jersey Shore guidette sported a classic poof when she made her late night debut on Letterman. Yes, Oompa Loompas did come up. (New York Post)

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