The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

After almost three decades of hyperbole, Bon Jovi finally got the Parks Department to admit that the capacity of the Great Lawn is not as great as they thought. [NY Times]

Here’s a guide to the best black-and-white cookies in the city. [Gridskipper]

In another sign that the Village is not what it once was, President Bush’s cousin paid almost $14 million for a townhouse on East 10th Street. [TRD]

“Strong anti-Hispanic and anti-Latino sentiment” pulses through the town of Southampton, the owners of the Hampton Bays Diner charge in a suit. We’d probably classify it as latent. [City File]

A look inside the Williamsburg restaurant backed by the late Heath Ledger. [Grub Street]

Chelsea residents are rallying against another planned condo-hotel project, and while they’re not too late this time, it’s probably a losing battle regardless. [Curbed]

Williamsburg’s first bowling alley will also be home to its first Blue Ribbon. [Eater]

The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday