The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

State Assembly Member Catherine Nolan is introducing legislation that would push the penalty for chronic graffiti offenses to a felony. Fellow "public paint hater," Queens City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., who has unsuccessfully pushed two similar bills in the past, endorsed the bill, warning graffiti fans that "if you keep tagging our streets, you’ll get tagged with a felony." [Animal]

The owner of the last Dutch farmhouse in Brooklyn (above) will plead with the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday for protective status. [Gothamist]

Analysts at Bank of America subjected interns to an Egg McMuffin-eating contest, which did not go entirely according to plan. The winner was told he would forfeit the contest if he vomited. One higher-up said of the performance: "It was abysmal. I’m actually embarrassed to be associated with [the thing]…" [Dealbreaker]

Our favorite dystopic New York City blogger said overall there was too much optimism and resignation among panelists at Wednesday night’s eminent domain talk at the New York Public Library. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

The Bronx Tourism Council is coming under fire for choosing to honor diminutive sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer on the Bronx Walk of Fame, even though she has never lived there. Did anyone know there was a Bronx Walk of Fame? [City Room]

The heir to the kingdom of Dumbo has taken a wife. [Curbed]

Community Board 2 voted in favor of NYU’s revised plan to not-quite-demolish the Provincetown Playhouse. [TRD]

Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn has asked the state’s Public Authorities Control Board to investigate the financing of the Atlantic Yards project, to see if Forest City Ratner has enough cash to follow it through. [GlobeSt]

The chef at E.U. has been axed for his unwavering commitment to sustainable agriculture… sort of. [Grub Street]

The Plaza sacrifices the Central Park South antique shop it owns for the greater good of retail expansion. [Racked] The Afternoon Wrap: Friday