Trader Joe's plans Harlem store, mortgage applications decline, & more

Trader Joe's plans Harlem store, mortgage applications decline, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 6, 2021 - 10:30AM

Harlem is getting a Trader Joe's. The popular grocery will take space at a multi-use building with affordable housing on 125th Street that is expected to be completed in 2023 (New York Post)

Former tenants of a Dean Street building asked to be added to a lawsuit against their infamous landlord (Brooklyn Paper) 

Mortgage applications dropped by 0.8 percent last week across the U.S. despite low interest rates (The Real Deal) 

Two roommates accused the management of their Downtown Brooklyn luxury rental building of racial profiling (The City) 

An affordable apartment lottery opened for 18 apartments in Sheepshead Bay. Rent starts at $1,650 for a studio (Brownstoner)

What it's like living in Hastings-on-Hudson, a town in Westchester County where you'll find many city transplants (The New York Times)

Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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