The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

Anti-abortion pharmacies that refuse to stock any form of contraception are popping up across the country. They haven’t reached New York City yet, but there’s already one in LA so it might not be long. Maybe all those gentrification critics might actually start to appreciate Duane Reade. [Washington Post]

Real estate brokers are so desperate for buyers that they are courting notoriously deep-pocketed twenty-somethings. [USA Today]

The Thelma and Louise of the real estate circuit are looking to cut a deal with prosecutors over charges that they stole from open houses. [Gothamist]

In an effort to ingratiate himself to new employees, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon admitted in his first address to the newly combined investment bank that Bear Stearns was worth well above the fire-sale price of $10 per share. He also warned that there were more lay-offs to come. Since Bear is blamed for leading the subprime mortgage crisis, some might say the firm’s fate has been a dose of karmic justice. [CNBC]

Of all the kooky sweeteners that sellers and brokers have used to attract buyers in this shaky market, the concert-pianist who owns an elegant brownstone at 9 West 123rd Street certainly wins the prize for most cultural. After chopping $200,000 of the asking price, he’s going to throw in a home recital for interested parties. [Curbed]

What do rich people do when they no longer have any money (aside from nursing their wounded egos)? [Huffington Post]

And then there are those with real problems. Poor city kids are facing a tough summer job market. [NY Times]

After flexing its muscles, Community Board 3 granted JoeDoe a liquor license, denied Crush, and scolded noisy East Village stalwart Frank. [Eater]

The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday