Leaving before a second wave, Revel suspends NYC service, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
July 29, 2020 - 10:30AM

New Yorkers rushing to close deals and move out before a potential second wave of infections hits the city (The New York Times)

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced two amendments to halt the Trump administration's plan for rolling back laws on housing desegregation (City Lab)

A group of NYC teachers threaten a sickout if the city moves forward with in-person classes (Chalkbeat)

Here's how 11 Brooklyn creative professionals turned historic townhouses into personal statements (Brownstoner)

Revel, the moped-sharing service, suspended NYC service after two riders died while riding the electric scooters (Brooklyn Paper)

Twelve Queens eateries and bars have temporarily lost their liquor license for violating Covid-19 guidelines (



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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