Election unrest in Manhattan, progressive wins for NY, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 5, 2020 - 10:30AM

Election jitters resulted in clashes overnight between protestors and police in downtown Manhattan (Bowery Boogie)

New York reaffirmed its commitment to progressive values with four left-wing candidates winning Democratic seats (The Cut)

New travel restrictions are in place, allowing out-of-state visitors to test out of NY's mandatory 14-day quarantine (abc7)

A controversial development along the waterfront in Queens with retail and residential space—plus affordable housing—will move forward after a crucial vote (The Real Deal)

A mother is suing NYCHA after blood tests showed her son had three times the allowable levels of lead in his body (New York Post)

There are calls for open streets in Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Brooklyn to be made permanent (Streets Blog NYC)

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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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