Blaming empty nesters, spat over city planning, & more

By Emily Myers | February 23, 2021 - 10:30AM 

New York’s empty nesters are staying put, adding to a suburban home-supply crunch (Bloomberg)

Jersey City's most expensive penthouse is listed for $5.5 million and has four bedrooms, a pool, a keyed elevator entrance, and views of Manhattan (press release)

The de Blasio administration opposes a proposal from Council Speaker Corey Johnson to simplify the process for future development (Daily News)

Advice on how to stay safe from coronavirus on the subway (Gothamist)

New York City now has a Covid recovery czar to help the city bounce back from the pandemic (NY1)

The city's movie theaters can reopen at 25 percent capacity from March 5th (Gothamist)

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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