This week, readers visited Brick Underground for an article about a gifted Brooklyn gardener who lives near Methodist Hospital. He maintains his Instagram-worthy yard year-round, and his tulips sprouted early, a nice surprise in these uncertain times.
Also of interest: How one New Yorker is cooking his way through the pandemic, even though the gas has been turned off in his Upper West Side co-op. He purchased an air fryer and Instant Pot to make gourmet dishes that have unexpectedly brought his family together.
Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies.
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