NYCHA plumber racks up overtime, a leak in the Oculus' roof, & more

By Emily Myers | May 14, 2019 - 11:00AM 

A NYCHA plumber earned more than either the governor or the mayor—thanks to his overtime pay (The City)

The multi-million dollar skylight at the World Trade Center’s Oculus is leaking because of a broken seal (Wall Street Journal)

Trump Tower now ranks as one of the least desirable luxury properties in Manhattan, with several owners taking a loss on condo sales in the building (Bloomberg)

New York City is one of the hardest cities for residents to put away emergency savings (Bank Rate)

The revamped Essex Market at Essex Crossing is officially open with 37 vendors, two full-service restaurants, and a demonstration kitchen (EV Grieve)

With the new MTA fares in place, here's how to get the most out of your MetroCard (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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