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NY loses a congressional seat, a plan for the BQE, & more

By Emily Myers | April 27, 2021 - 10:30AM 

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By a narrow margin, New York loses a congressional seat based on the census count (The New York Times)

Capacity limits in offices and outdoor stadiums can increase in mid-May to 75 percent and 33 percent, respectively (Gothamist)

New York ranks fourth on a list of cities with the highest percentage of park space compared to total urban area (press release)

A long-term plan for the dangerously decaying BQE will be unveiled next month (Brownstoner)

An initiative setting aside on-street parking for carshare services will be rolled out across the city (Brooklyn Eagle)

Rents are going up and perks are fading away in cities across the U.S. (Wall Street Journal)

 

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.

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