The Afternoon Wrap: Monday


  • Scientology sucks. We just wanted to say that. Although it does have some context for this item: Leonard Bernstein’s apartment in the Dakota has sold–and it wasn’t to Tom Cruise.
  • [Gawker]

  • Apparently, there’s a Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour, wherein salivating devotees travel around the Borough of Kings by bus, tasting all the sauced delights. Yum!
  • [DumboNYC]

  • We present this only as an example of how expensive Manhattan housing is: A five-bedroom, three-bath house with two–count ’em, two!–eat-in kitchens, two living rooms, a dining room, an attic and a basement is selling in Little Neck, Queens, for $672,500. Oh, and it has a 1.5-car garage.
  • [OuterB]

  • Forbes is out with its list of the world’s billionaires, and, not surprisingly, some New York City real-estate folks make it–Steven Roth, Tamir Sapir, Mort Zuckerman, Stephen Ross, and Donald Trump, coming in with a paltry $2.9 billion.
  • [Forbes via Real Deal]

    – Tom Acitelli The Afternoon Wrap: Monday