The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Every ritzy Manhattan neighborhood deserves its own place for ogling expensive, shiny MP3 players. The third Manhattan Apple flagship (out of five) will open at a 52,000-square-foot monster on West 14th Street, thus making the Meatpacking District a tiny bit less hateful. [Apple Insider, via Gawker]

The mysterious-sounding Center For an Urban Future predicts Staten Island will suffer "an economic decline and a significant deterioration in its quality of life." Surely, Staten Island-born rap group Wu Tang Clan does not want their old borough to become a “lower-middle-class retirement community.” [N.Y. Mag/D.I.]

Ivanka Trump, Manhattan’s most aesthetically pleasing real-estate mogul, says she has “thirty-three projects under my direct control.” Plus, in an interview accompanying her very stirring new GQ pictorial, she uses the words “cocky” and “shit.” Wowzah! [GQ]
The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday