NYPD cracks down on protests, free coronavirus testing, & more

By Emily Myers | June 4, 2020 - 10:10AM 

Riot police struck protesters in Brooklyn and ended a peaceful march in Manhattan (The New York Times)

Terrence Floyd, a Brooklyn resident and brother of George Floyd, will lead a vigil at 1 p.m. in Cadman Plaza Park, in memory of his brother (abc7NY)

New York job losses due to the coronavirus are the highest in history with one third of construction workers out of work (Real Estate Weekly) 

Free coronavirus testing is being extended to all NYC residents (Gothamist)

After one of the MTA's new subway trains unexpectedly decoupled, the fleet was pulled from service for a second time (amNewYork)

As NYC prepares to open next week there's still no strategy for dealing with an increase in cars on the road (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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