Promises over congestion pricing may see New Jersey residents exempt, a Queens landlord embraces solar power, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 25, 2019 - 11:00AM

Promises made over congestion pricing may see New Jersey residents, who use Hudson River toll entrances, exempt from the fee (NY Daily News)

A Queens landlord is adding solar panels to 45 buildings to lower costs as well as the company’s carbon footprint (Solar Industry)

Tensions rise as Brooklyn residents and community board members gather to hear details of the proposed Bushwick Rezoning Plan (Brownstoner)

A meeting next week will answer questions about two homeless shelters planned for Brooklyn’s Park Slope (Patch)

The winning design has been announced for a statue in Prospect Park honoring former Brooklyn U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm (press release)

The head of Governor's Island has stepped down (Crain's)

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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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