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A plan to give tax credits to rent-burdened NYers, Smorgasburg moves inside, & more

By Emily Myers | October 15, 2019 - 11:00AM 

National Grid has been told to provide hundreds of New Yorkers with gas or face millions in penalties after denying them service since May (Bklyner)

A plan is being floated to give New Yorkers tax credits if their rent takes up more than 30 percent of their paycheck (NY Daily News)

Moves are being made to exclude NYC from the law outlawing anonymous condo purchases (The Real Deal)

Documents suggest the city is losing out on more than half a billion dollars by restricting part of Brooklyn’s waterfront to maritime use only (NY Post)

The nation’s largest open-air food market, Smorgasburg, is moving indoors to a Williamsburg venue next month (Brooklyn Paper)

New playground equipment at the East Village's Tompkins Square Park in already falling apart (EV Grieve)

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