The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

Those itching to live among the “hushed streets and verdant corners” that signal suburbia in a “Hollywood production” needn’t look further than Staten Island! [NY Mag]

Rumors that Beyoncé bought a two-bedroom pad in Richard Meier’s On Prospect Park have been confirmed. Does this mean Jay-Z will live in a box to the left, to the left? [Gowanus Lounge]

South Korean officials want “to create a city capable of attracting international business, residents, and money—and to build it from the ground up,” but Dubai already owns the patent. [Portfolio]

Exotic food fans better race to the closest bodega and pick up some Russian biscuits called korzhiki. With Paris in prison, the “slightly dense, but by no means heavy” treats are sure to be a hit. [Gothamist]