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

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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)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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