Second thoughts on indoor dining, budget cuts for NYPD, & more

By Emily Myers | June 30, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Plans for restaurants to reopen with indoor dining may be put on hold as coronavirus cases surge in other states (Eater NY)

NYC officials have agreed to budget cuts that shift $1 billion from the NYPD (The New York Times)

The odds of getting an apartment in the city's newly updated affordable housing lottery remain very slim (The City)

There are calls to pause the state’s open container laws and legalize drinking alcohol outdoors (Brooklyn Paper) 

Macy's is organizing five-minute pop-up firework displays even as there's a crackdown on the illegal variety (Gothamist) 

City beaches will reopen with lifeguards on Wednesday, July 1st (New York Post)

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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