The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

Congressional leaders hope small changes to bailout bill will garner enough support from suspicious lawmakers to ensure its passing. [NY Times]

Brooklyn Army Terminal to serve as parking lot for 100 school busses. [City Room]

Hellish Queens Plaza long overdue for its $43 million makeover. [Curbed]

Home prices dropped 16.3 percent in July across 20 U.S. cities, marking the fastest decline on record. [Bloomberg via TRD]

A crane rises at Azure condo—the site of two crane-related deaths four months ago. [TRD]

Writer Pete Hamill on Brooklyn’s 40-year transformation. [Brownstoner]

A sign war heats up in the Bronx. [Boogiedowner]

After a fracas with the DOB, raucous Studio B returns to Greenpoint. [Williamsburg is Dead]

Historic denim store opens on Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]

Construction of bike path approach to Manhattan Bridge stalled in murky city bureaucracies for years. [StreetsBlog]

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