The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Debunking conspiracy theorists, new report shows that a major fire, not an explosion, caused 7 WTC’s collapse. [NY Times]

LES tenants accuse landlord of harassing residents with rent-regulated apartments. [City Room]

Queens gets an unprecedented apology from Con Edison for 2006 blackout. [City Room]

Curbed previews new "Curbed Marketplace." [Curbed]

DOB’s maligned self-certification program—where architects get to approve their own building plans—would cost $7.5 million to scrap. [Curbed]

Monthly report from the Real Estate Group of New York says “rental market continues to soften in its summer slump.” [TREGNY via Curbed]

Kellogg’s—the (in)famous diner off the Lorimer stop in Williamsburg—finally gets its makeover. [Eater]

The Naked Cowboy on the boob tube. [Gothamist]

Target to launch “Bullseye Bodegas” on 9/11, capitalize on terrorist chic. [Jossip via Gothamist]

The Lofts of Greene Street—a Soho condo owned by Robert O’Neel III and designed by restaurateur Tony Goldman—is in danger of foreclosure. [Real Deal]

Astroland owner, Carol Hill Albert, still refuses to put her Coney Island amusement park up for sale. [Urbanite]

The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday