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Tourists flock to Hudson Yards, a Home Depot boycott, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | July 10, 2019 - 11:00AM 

U.S. Women's Soccer World Champions ticker tape parade, 2015

New York City Department of Transportation/Flickr

Newcomer Hudson Yards is a hit with tourists but well-established Rockefeller Center still draws more visitor traffic (Crain’s)

Consumers are pledging to boycott Home Depot after one of its founders said he would donate to President Trump’s reelection campaign (Business Insider)

A new affordable housing lottery is open at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Central Harlem. Apartments start at $562 a month for a studio (Housing Connect)

Safety tip: Open and close the door again after you get in a ride share to make sure the child lock is not engaged (Business Insider)

Crime is down in the city, with homicides at unprecedented low levels (bklyner)

Say goodbye to overnight L train service between Lorimer Street and Broadway Junction for nine weeks starting July 16th (Greenpointers)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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