The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

Bush and Congrees confident that a bailout deal can be reached soon. [WSJ]

Brown Harris Stevens star Kathy Sloane chastised for appearing on 20/20; other Brown Harris brokers say they’d be fired for such a stunt. [NY Post]

Bronx apartment building known as the “birthplace of hip-hop” to be sold to controversial real estate investor Mark Karasick. [City Room]

A drab end to Trader Joe’s frenzied opening day. [Racked]

Hey, Queens has a Trader Joe’s too! [LICNYC via City Room]

West Soho residents likely to sue if city approves construction of the Department of Sanitation’s enormous garbage truck garage. [Curbed]

What’s the deal with 19 Park Place? [Curbed]

Apple may set up its first Williamsburg shop at the site of the Salvation Army building at Bedford and North 7th. [TRD]

A three-bedroom apartment for $1,350 a month? Only in the Bronx, baby. [Boogiedowner]

Lawsuit against Columbia is dismissed, as the city finds the environmental impact of the university’s expansion plans acceptable. [Columbia Spectator]

Ex-con escapes new Brooklyn Heights parolee center; adjacent private school gets skittish. [Brownstoner]

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