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L train fumes sicken riders, fighting for the Brooklyn Promenade, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | February 7, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Preservation groups threaten to sue the city if it doesn’t come up with an alternative to rerouting traffic over the Brooklyn Heights Promenade during reconstruction of the BQE (Curbed)

Noxious fumes that caused some L train riders to faint and vomit earlier in the week were still lingering yesterday (Gothamist)

Much of the public space at Hudson Yards will open to the public (The Villager)

The Department of City Planning unveiled access to a new searchable digital version of the city’s zoning code (press release)

An East Village luxury condo ad aims for rock star cred—and gets the facts wrong (Gothamist)

JCPenney is quitting the appliance business and dropping furniture from its stores (Business Insider)

Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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