Gowanus rezoning moves forward, Bronx tenants on a rent strike, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 20, 2021 - 10:30AM


A judge gives the green light for the rezoning process to begin in Gowanus (The Real Deal)

The number of subway jobs has shrunk by nearly 9 percent since 2019, leaving a smaller workforce to operate trains (The City)

Tenants on rent strike in the Bronx say their landlord needs to fix violations, end harassment, and help relocate them after a fire (press release) 

Mayor Bill de Blasio joins growing opposition to the building of two controversial fossil fuel plants in Astoria and Gowanus (QNS)

The MTA is pushing to make LIRR the first commuter railroad in North American to use battery-powered trains (Gothamist)

Here are some tips when shopping for bar stools (The New York Times)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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