Polling stations are open for primary elections, another year of discounted LIRR fares for some commuters, & more

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

Polling stations in NYC are open for primary elections—the biggest race is the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney (New York Times)

MTA customers traveling between Brooklyn and various stations in Queens will get another year of discounted LIRR tickets (press release)

De Blasio falls behind schedule on zero waste goals as the city’s composting program stalls (Gothamist)

A family in Bed-Stuy say they've been cheated out of their home in the rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood (NY Daily News)

More NYC property owners are appealing their property tax assessments and getting reductions (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

A Flemish Revival ornamented building in Downtown Brooklyn may be demolished to make way for a 23-story tower (Curbed NY)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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