The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

Even the progeny of the nation’s largest homebuilder is reeling in the current housing market. The daughter of Toll Brothers’ founder Bruce Toll skipped out on her contract to purchase a $2.47 million home. [Reuters]

Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights gets a makeover to become Brooklyn’s newest restaurant row. [Time Out New York]

Frank Bruni gives the new Second Avenue daily one star. The location may have changed, but it’s still all about kibitzing and solid Jewish fare at the iconic deli. [NY Times]

The battle between a mom-and-pop bowling alley and the planned Lucky Strikes goes on at Larry Silverstein’s River Place development. [Racked]

Brownstoner is calling all dealers of antediluvean objects to its inaugural flea market in Fort Green on April 6. [Daily Candy]

The play "Open House" is running at the Foundry Theater through March 16 for those of you recreational real estate buffs. The show begins like an open house, requiring audience members to sign in, and then delves into the topic of house-hunting in New York’s increasingly treachorous real estate market. [Brooklyn Based via Curbed]

Another Lehman Brothers executive bought a $17.9 million spread at 15 Central Park West, challenging Goldman Sach’s unparalleled presence in the star-studded building. [TRD]

The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday