Electric scooters and e-bikes set to become legal, James Baldwin's home could be landmarked, & more

By Emily Myers | June 18, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Motorized scooters and e-bikes are set to become legal on the streets of NYC (The Verge)

A man died after being shot in the chest inside a NYCHA housing complex in Brooklyn (NY Post)

James Baldwin’s Harlem home is one of four NYC sites being considered for national landmark status (Curbed NY)

NYCHA has scrapped plans to build on the site of a playground on the Upper East Side (Patch)

A fleet of modernized buses is being rolled out on Staten Island as part of the MTA's plan to improve bus service in the borough (ABC7)

The Western Hemisphere’s highest residential infinity pool is being installed on top of Brooklyn Point, a condo building in downtown Brooklyn (New York Yimby)


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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