A packaging-free grocery store, signs the U.S. is heading into a recession, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 17, 2019 - 11:00AM

Signs that the U.S. economy is heading into a recession (Business Insider)

Shoppers bring their own containers to Precycle, the city’s first packaging-free grocery in Bushwick that offers food in bulk (Grubstreet)

The new L train repair plan was previously rejected for safety concerns (The New York Times)

Mayor de Blasio says more than 34,000 affordable homes were financed in 2018, breaking last year’s record (Curbed)

Have you been on a rogue F train that went express without any warning? (Brklyner)

Things that will surprise you if you become an Airbnb host (Apartment Therapy)


Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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