The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

The Staten Island borough president sent a letter to Governor Paterson about turning the former Fresh Kills landfill into a wind farm that could power up to 5,000 homes. [City Room]

In honor of Grand Theft Auto IV hitting the market this August, Gridskipper has drawn up a map of the best spots in the city for fans to pay homage to the super-violent video game. [Gridskipper]

Congestion pricing opponents are cold-calling New Yorkers and playing automated messages questioning the reliability of the MTA to drum up last minute allies before Mayor Bloomberg’s plan is voted on next week. [Gothamist]

In light of all the controversy, the Toll Brothers received a surprisingly mild reception from Brooklyn’s Community Board 6 last night after they unveiled plans (rendering above) to develop along the Gowanus Canal. [Brownstoner]

Bruce Ratner took yet another hit today when Home Depot announced it is rethinking its move to Forest City’s shopping complex in Harlem, even though it already signed the lease. [Crain’s]

Hee, Hee: A giant metallic penis, outlined in hot pink has been drawn on a wall above a one-story building at 10th and Fourth. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]

Con Edison is the fifth most trustworthy large-cap company in America according to a Forbes survey. [Forbes]

Finally: This Sunday The Observer hosts a luxury living showcase of dozens of new residential developments. One stop (home) shop! And free drinks! At the Puck Building! [Observer via Curbed]

The Afternoon Wrap: Friday