The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

Contrary to reports, a remnant of the Bowery’s grittier incarnation, the Sunshine Hotel, has been given a stay of execution. [Curbed]

The actress who plays Ugly Betty’s prettier sister Hilda, Ana Oritz, is moving to Brooklyn Heights. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]

Uh-oh. Could we have another urban smack-down on our hands? A new survey ranks San Francisco the most walkable city in America, followed by New York City. Are the outer-boroughs really that hilly? [Streets Blog]

Dow Jones has launched a new Luxury Index to track the economy of “Richistan”–that’s the name of the metaphorical land inhabited by the super-rich–and it turns out they’re hurting too. [WSJ Wealth Report]

Need proof? Bonuses for the high-earning Wall Street executives are expected to drop 20 percent this year. [Reuters]

A look at a couple of the odder residential-retail marriages in New York City recently begs the question: When does one become too rich to bargain hunt? [TRD]

The FDA warns Americans to avoid fresh jalapeños after new evidence emerges suggesting that the peppers may have been behind the salmonella outbreak after all. [Crain’s]

The Afternoon Wrap: Monday