Unlikely partners fight for tenants, suing to restore indoor dining, & more

By Emily Myers | January 28, 2021 - 10:30AM 

In an unlikely partnership, Legal Aid Society and REBNY unite to pressure lawmakers on rental assistance for tenants (The Real Deal via Wall Street Journal)

Minority restaurant owners in New York City file a lawsuit demanding an end to indoor dining restrictions (amNewYork)

A barge ship loaded with polluted sediment from the Gowanus canal sank off Sunset Park (Brownstoner)

The city's middle school administrators will get reopening guidelines next month (Gothamist) 

Enrollment in NYC’s public schools has dropped 4 percent with about 43,000 students leaving the system (Chalkbeat)  

A state senator, urban planner, education advocate, and former community board chair are among candidates hoping to become Manhattan Borough President (Gothamist) 


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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