The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

The chef at Employees Only was one of the 100 people arrested in the week-long crackdown on fire code violations.

The chef at Employees Only was one of the 100 people arrested in the week-long crackdown on fire code violations. Other restaurants targeted in the Fire Department’s sweep include Hiroko’s Palace in the West Village, Porky’s, and McKenna’s Pub. [Eater]

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A word of advice to the newest crop of angsty artists with their hearts set on making it big in the Big Apple: If your budget is less than $100,000, move to Yonkers. [Curbed]

Yes, the heat feels unbearable but this look at how people cooled off before the era of AC should make you feel a little less sorry for yourself on the evening commute. [City Room]

"Stink-Fest," the annual competitive eating competition that celebrates all cheese "pungent and dank," returns to Brooklyn on June 22. In this weather you might as well just embrace all things odorous. [Gothamist]

The GMC Envoy belonging to disgraced hedge-fund swindler Samuel Israel was found abandoned on the highway with the phrase "Suicide is Painless" scrawled in dust on the hood today, the morning he was supposed to report to Federal prison. [Huffington Post]

Did Thor Equities plant the story of Dick Zigun’s multi-purpose office in The Post on Monday? [Gowanus Lounge]

The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday