Federal eviction ban overturned, curtains up for Broadway, & more

By Emily Myers | May 6, 2021 - 10:30AM 


A judge strikes down the CDC's federal eviction ban—but an appeal is expected and state protections still apply (The Real Deal)

Kushner Companies—known for their properties in NYC—is found to have charged deceptive fees to thousands of tenants (ProPublica)

Broadway theaters can fully reopen mid-September and tickets for shows are now on sale (New York Post)

New plans to improve safety on Meeker Avenue in north Brooklyn include a new two-way bike and pedestrian path, plus dedicated left-turn signals (Bklyner)

It's NYC's most enviable rent-free real estate but Gracie Mansion, the five-bedroom mayoral residence, has frequently been turned down by office holders (Gothamist)

A woman in Washington Heights returned to her apartment to find a pigeon had laid an egg on her bed (WNYC)

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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