The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

One of the last honest-to-goodness WASPs of 740 Park Avenue (a.k.a. 71 East 71st Street, to the old guard) has passed away, meaning her 4th floor duplex will come on the market soon with an expected $30 million price tag. [MGross]

Could light-emitting wallpaper be the next trend in luxury condo amenities? [Buzz Feed]

NYU students band together with Community Board 3 to protest the university’s plan to demolish the Met grocery store. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]

One of Rockefeller Center’s most popular, yet unofficial, tourist attractions, “Piazza Man,” is gearing up for the Pope’s arrival with some Catholic threads. [City Room]

Artisanal has gotten another pedicab for its indulgent Midtown cheese delivery service. [NY Times]

If only we could blame everything wrong in our life on the G train. [Gawker]

The attempt to compile an encyclopedia of subway haircuts by visiting all the underground barbers in the city is stalled because no one seems to be reading the website. That means you! [Subway Barbers]

 

The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday