The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

Contrary to the front-page New York Post report on Monday, Tiger Woods did not buy a $65 million waterfront estate in South Hampton, says the broker who sold the property to an anonymous buyer. [Bloomberg]

Tonight is the annual Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus’ Elephant Walk, and animal rights activists are already gearing up for a protest. [Gothamist]

Inside a newly-converted, $16,500 Plaza rental. [Daily Intelligencer]

New Yorkers will see power bills rise by an average of $4.25 per month following Con Ed’s biggest ever one-time rate hike. [City Room]

A Dunkin Donuts is coming to the thoroughly gentrified, yet remarkably chain-free main thoroughfare in Williamsburg. (Gasp). Couldn’t they build a decent supermarket in the neighborhood?[Gowanus Lounge]

Ford unveiled its new Transit Connect car that will replace the city’s aging fleet of Crown Victoria cabs. [Jalopnik]

Blowouts were ruined, nails were broken, and friends were lost at the Hermes sample sale today. Anything for a Birkin though. [Racked]

The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday