The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

The curious case of the the Brooklyn blogger and The What. [NY Mag]

A 35-year-old rabbi who won’t meet with women always has time to bless the next real estate deal. However, there may be a wait. [TRD]

Sur-prise, sur-prise, sur-prise! A Department of Buildings re-review finds that over 80 percent of building plans and alterations self-certified by engineers and architects are “plagued with zoning violations.” [Post via Gothamist]

Who would’ve thunk the Brooklyn coastline could look so beautiful? [Sheepshead Bites]

Norman Oder, the noted Atlantic Yards blogger, sounds off on Emily Gould’s [your word for it here] in the Sunday Times. [Atlantic Yards Report]

In honor of Harry Macklowe, here’s the lyrics to Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler.”

The Afternoon Wrap: Monday