The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Former New York City DEA agents sue NBC Universal over American Gangster‘s depiction of them as "villains." [Gothamist]

The Caledonia in Chelsea is now accepting applications from the "poor, huddled masses" for its 59 affordable housing units. [Curbed]

Evidence of New York’s transformation into a "capitalist utopia," a neo-liberal, "evil paradise". [Jeramiah’s Vanishing New York]

Conspiracy theories about Katie Holmes’ performance in the New York City marathon (sans sports bra) gather steam on the Internet. [Buzz Feed]

New York joins three other states and enviromental activists in suit against the Bush administration’s weak heating standards. [City Room]

Wathington, D.C., metro unveils new campaign dissing New York City’s subway system and the rats that call it home. [Gridskipper]

Team behind the Bowery Hotel closed on the Hotel Riverview on the Hudson River for $27 million. [TRD]

Falafel mecca in Forest Hills holds "The Great Falafel Eating Competition." [Grub Street]

The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday