The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

michaelshvo 0 The Afternoon Wrap: WednesdayIs Michael Shvo ‘all smoke and mirrors?’ [Page Six]

Fat City U.S.A.! Memphis takes the cake (and whatever else isn’t nailed down) as America’s most obese city. Where’s New York in all this? [Forbes]

Architect Robert Scarano wins the annual Robert Scarano Award again. [Curbed]

Jonathan Miller has new green boxer shorts that say ‘blogworthy’ and a summary of sour grapes about the housing market. [Matrix]

The L Magazine picks the Best Bars of 2007

…And three are in Brooklyn. [Brownstoner]

The Post hands down some real estate awards for ’07–Meatpacking District gets ‘Best Up and Coming Retail Area.’ No kidding. (2nd item) [NY Post]

Bring on the hate! Or: Are ‘New York diners… just second-rate New Jersey diners?’ [Gawker]

Meet FlyRig, a Web site wherein apartment hunters can bitch about brokers. [Real Deal]