Google looks for more space in NYC, officials debate the legality of basement apartments, & more

By Emily Myers | November 9, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Amazon's not the only tech company vying for a bigger NYC footprint—Google's now interested in a building at St John's Terminal in the West Village (Curbed NY)

City officials are getting ready to debate laws that would make basement apartments legal (Crains New York)

A new 15-foot-tall LED ad can replace Brooklyn's former Watchtower sign. City approval follows complaints that the iconic sign was removed from the skyline (New York Post)

Roommate matching startup, Roomi, falls apart amid allegations of nepotism and poor management (The Real Deal)

Raised planter beds, a pumpkin patch, an orchard and even a greenhouse are proposed for city land in Bergen Beach (Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily)

After a three-year renovation, Macy's reveals the sleek interior of its Downtown Brooklyn store (Brooklyn Paper)

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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