Penn station expansion plans, NYCHA supervisor shot, & more

By Emily Myers | January 7, 2020 - 11:00AM 

Plans for the Penn Station revamp call for increasing capacity by 40 percent, and a new, 125,000-square-foot terminal (NY Curbed)

A NYCHA supervisor is in hospital after an employee shot him during a dispute at a housing complex in the Bronx (abc7)

The Long Island City Amazon bid that went bad was backed by $800 million more in incentives than previously thought (Wall Street Journal)

A landlord in Chinatown has been told he cannot install a fingerprint scanner at the building's entrance because of privacy concerns (Gothamist)

Democrats are looking to target ultra-wealthy New Yorkers by ending tax breaks for private planes and yachts (Daily News)

Owners of Coney Island's beloved Gargiulo's Restaurant have struck a deal to turn the parking lot into a luxury apartment complex (Brooklyn Paper)

Emily Myers

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Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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