Vaccine lags in minority communities, absurd delays for a Greenpoint park, & more

By Emily Myers | February 2, 2021 - 10:30AM 

New York's vaccine rates lag in Black and Latino communities hit hardest by the virus (The New York Times)

Mayoral candidates argue the city should take over control of the subways instead of the state-run MTA (Gothamist)

A controversial rezoning proposal in Crown Heights in Brooklyn moves ahead with certification by the City Planning Commission (Bklyner)

Greenpoint residents criticize MTA and transit officials for a 16-year delay in completing Box Street Park (Brooklyn Paper)

Pictures of Red Hook's newest warehouse reveal a massive fulfillment center with space for 164 trucks (Brownstoner)

How to design an entryway that keeps your winter mess at bay (The New York Times)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

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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