The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

Through ConEdison Solutions, New Yorkers are paying a few cents more each month for a smaller carbon footprint. [City Room]

South Brooklyn scam artists posing as company reps are switching residents’ electrical supplier from Con Edison to IDT Energy without their knowledge. [Gowanus Lounge]

East Harlem—maybe not so hot after all. [Curbed]

A 36-foot-diameter carousel coming to Chelsea’s Hudson River Park with crawfish, toads, bluebirds and a few ducks. [Curbed]

NYC hotels struggle to keep their occupancy rates up as financially burdened tourists cancel vacations in the wake of Wall Street’s implosion. [Crain’s]

A family takes a chance on Ditmas Park 20 years ago when Cortelyou Road was full of “99 cent stores competing with 97 cent stores.” [New Geography]

The "Fedderization" of Sunset Park. [newyorkshitty]

…And Bedford Park. [BoogieDowner]

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