The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

U.S. Helicopter to resume its eight-minute flights from Wall Street to area airports after being forced to shut down on Nov. 1. [City Room]

A peak inside André Balazs’s Standard after its soft opening yesterday. [Curbed] 

Two major Manhattan projects delayed: Jean Nouvel’s Tower Verre and Herzog & de Meuron’s Jenga-tower at 56 Leonard Street. [Curbed] 

CB2’s land use committee votes against the Walentases’ controversial development, saying it’s “too tall.” [Brownstoner via Curbed]   

As Wall Street collapses, so, too, does the Hamptons real estate market. [TRD] 

Williamsburg’s old Austin, Nichols & Company Warehouse at 184 Kent is re-landmarked. [NY times via WPA] 

Despite community-wide opposition, NYC approves construction of cell phone tower on top of Maspeth home. [Queens Crap] 

Beloved East Village arepa bar Caracas opens its doors in Williamsburg. [Feedbag via Williamsburg is Dead] 

Many businesses between Eighth and Houston along Broadway are going out of business. [Colonnade Row via BoweryBoogie]

The Afternoon Wrap: Monday