The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

Coney Island Polar Bears (the human kind who jump in ice-cold water in the dead of winter) sell their souls to a developer. [The Brooklyn Paper]

How many Italian-Americans does it take to screw in a lightbulb … on the Brooklyn Bridge? [NY Times]

Top 15 Brooklyn stories of 2007. [Gowanus Lounge]

Macy’s will close nine of its locations in the Midwest. Midwestern tourists will still frequent the branch in Herald Square, though. [WSJ]

Top 10 spots in the city for more than canoodling. [Gridskipper]

Wall Street gets permission to go green. [City Realty]

New York’s anti-grafitti geurilla squad. [Gothamist]

Today, Curbed awards "Arts and Urbanity" winners for 2007, with categories like "Awesomely Absurd Art Project of the Year." [Curbed]