The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

Tishman Speyer is revamping a pair of buildings at Stuy Town into a screening room and an indoor play area, wrapping up a dramatic week for the middle-income housing complex. Here are the renderings. [Curbed]

The Waterfront District of the Gowanus Canal is likely to become the key battleground as the city seeks approval for its plans to rezone 25 blocks of the Brooklyn ‘nabe in the coming months. [Gowanus Lounge]

Europeans storm the new Muji Midtown. [Racked]

Food snobs have made a bee line upstate: “The epicurean standards of second-home owners, many of whom are from New York, have raised the bar for restaurants in the Hudson Valley.” [NY Times]

The Hamptons might be a little less crowded this year and you can thank the economy. [Down by the Hipster]

A list of weekend getaways that won’t lighten your wallet or expand your carbon footprint too much. [Time Out New York]

A look at the firms Bear Stearns will join in the Wall Street graveyard. [Portfolio]

The Afternoon Wrap: Friday