The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

georgebushbailout The Afternoon Wrap: FridayHouse passes bailout package; Bush signs the $700 billion bill into law. [NY Times]

New Jersey awards Garden State Offshore Energy with contract to build massive wind farm; experts say a similar project off Long Island’s south shore could be next. [City Room]

The pink Chupster faces a calamity of epic proportions. [Curbed]

Brooklyn “hipster landlords” evict rent-stabilized tenants to make way for bicycle/stroller storage and kiddy playroom. [TRD]

NYC banks demanding more money down and more thorough income investigations before approving mortgages. [TRD]

Meet Bed-Stuy’s one-woman take-out taxi: Call Donna Walrond and she’ll deliver food from any restaurant directly to your door. [Brownstoner]

Public rancor grows over a Greenpoint soup kitchen even as more locals seek out its services. [newyorkshitty]

Bike path extended eight blocks north along Ninth Avenue. [StreetsBlog via City Room]

A retail tunnel under Chinatown. [Vanishing New York]

Stop-work order issued again at 196 Bowery—the future site of an eight-story condo. [Bowery Boogie]

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