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Security deposit scammer gets prison time, co-living company plans massive Williamsburg project, & more

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A Jackson Heights man is going to prison after being convicted of scamming over 20 renters out of thousands in security deposits (qns.com)

London-based co-living company The Collective is planning a massive mixed-use project in Williamsburg with 293 hotel rooms and 254 apartments (Brownstoner)

More than half the beaches in New York and New Jersey are at risk of high levels of fecal matter contamination, according to national testing (Daily News)

And, speaking of beaches: Hudson River Park’s Gansevoort Peninsula, until recently a Department of Sanitation facility, is getting its own sandy shore (Curbed)

One man’s lonely protest to stop people from buying McMansions (The New York Times)

Chelsea is the most expensive neighborhood in Manhattan to rent a one-bedroom apartment, followed by the Garment District (Curbed via Zumper)