The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

taxis The Afternoon Wrap: ThursdayRacked’s new Like/Likely feature takes a look at all the mixed-use developments on the horizon in Williamsburg and weighs in on the future retail landscape. [Racked]

The School of Visual Arts is buying the Chelsea West Cinema building on West 23rd Street. [Media Bistro]

A Staten Island bar scraps plans for a "dwarf bowling" competition this Saturday night after the city threatens a $10,000 fine. It is unclear whether the dwarfs were to be used as pins or balls. [NYDN]

Most people will never step inside the hallowed walls of 15 Central Park West, but New York magazine is offering the next best thing to dinner with the Goldman Sachs crew there (or Sting if you prefer) with this video tour of the glitzy building. [New York Magazine]

Living in the Plaza turns out to be not just lonely, but potentially life-threatening as well. Real estate broker Joanne Cutler was trapped in an elevator for 14 hours last night, and none of her globe-trotting neighbors were around to help. [Curbed]

Harry Macklowe may be sacrificing the title to the GM building, but he’s trying to negotiate a deal that would leave him with a substantial revenue stream from the property. [TRD]

If Mayor Bloomberg’s revised congestion pricing bill is not approved, taxi fares could begin at $6.50 under an alternative proposal from Albany. No one from the city would ever suggest such a thing. [City Room]