Contractor who built affordable housing accused of mob ties, does your building offer CBD yoga? & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 8, 2020 - 11:00AM

A contractor that allegedly had ties to the mob helped build the de Blasio administration's latest affordable housing complex in the Bronx (The City)

The state Court of Appeals is deciding how the new rent laws should apply to pending and future rent-overcharge cases (The Real Deal)

Amenities at luxury building 277 Fifth Ave. will include something called CBD yoga and a “PreSchool of Rock” music program (press release)

A building in Jamaica Station has 667 new apartments available via the affordable housing lottery, with studios starting at $633 (StreetEasy Blog)

Two Upper West Side subway stations are getting elevators under the MTA's 2020-2024 capital plan (West Side Rag)

Giant, glowing seesaws have taken over Broadway between 37th and 38th streets, closing the block through February 3rd (Gothamist)



Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered 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. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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