Adams takes the lead, MTA ridership spike, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 23, 2021 - 10:30AM

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has the lead among Democrats in NYC's first ranked-choice mayoral primary, but it might be weeks before all votes are counted (NBC)

The MTA saw three continuous days of record-high ridership since the start of the pandemic (amNewYork)

Here's what it takes to remove slaveholders' names from New York City streets, schools, and neighborhoods (Curbed)

North Fork residents push for limits on building massive houses (The Real Deal)

An affordable apartment lottery launched for six apartments in East Flatbush (New York YIMBY)

What it's like living in Lacey Township, New Jersey, a waterfront town where housing costs less than nearby areas (The New York Times)


Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on 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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