Airbnb's crackdown on party houses, banning garbage truck parking, & more

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New Yorkers are voting today for city's public advocate, the Queens district attorney, and revisions to the NYC charter (Bklyner)

Lawmakers want to ban garbage trucks from parking overnight on the city’s residential streets (The Villager)

Airbnb is banning "party houses" from its platform after five people were fatally shot at a Halloween event at one of its rentals (LA Times)

Plans to do away with the city's cap on street food trucks kicks off a debate about how we use our streets (Streetsblog)

The beloved children's bookstore, Books of Wonder, in Greenwich Village faces an expiring lease and is crowdsourcing funds to move to a nearby location (The Villager)

The iconic Flatiron Building is shrouded in scaffolding and netting ahead of an $80 million renovation and refit (New York Yimby)