The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

The posse of anti-Atlantic Yards bloggers went nuts over all the weekend news about Forest City Ratner’s maligned Brooklyn development. Here are some of the highlights and a list of links. [Brownstoner]

We never thought we’d see the day when our favorite avenger of the mom-and-shop would lament the loss of a chain bookstore, but apparently even a Barnes & Noble is better than another gym. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]

A company aptly called “Prominence Corp.” has paid $21.5 million for a penthouse at 15 Central Park West. Those guys are so modest. [TRD]

Paulifer is the latest celebrity couple to flee Brooklyn for Manhattan. Will Maggie Gyllenhal and Peter Sarsgaard be next? [Curbed]

“Barbie’s Dreamhouse” meets “Lolita’s boudoir” at Russian émigré Kira Plastinina’s new US flagship that opened on Houston Street over the weekend. [Racked]

A look inside the billion dollar, 22-story Mumbai home of the world’s fifth-richest man. And you thought Manhattan’s luxury real estate market was skewed. [Forbes]

The Afternoon Wrap: Monday