The Prospect Park cow is spared, why 'Chipotletechture' stinks, more

By Alanna Schubach  | October 19, 2017 - 11:00AM

The city is pitching Midtown West, the Financial District, Long Island City, and Downtown Brooklyn and Dumbo as possible sites for Amazon's second headquarters (Curbed)

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Councilwoman Margaret Chin are pushing back on the development of three new skyscrapers in Chinatown (AM New York) 

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, the City Council voted unanimously to create a Sandy recovery task force to prepare for future natural disasters (Bklyner) 

Rest assured, the Prospect Park cow has been spared the slaughterhouse and will live out his days at a New Jersey animal sanctuary (DNAinfo) 

You can now spend a crisp fall evening "glamping" in the Rockaways (New York Times) 

The East Village's HiFi Bar, where bands such as The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Strokes once performed, is closing (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York) 

And the most rent-burdened TV character is... (Apartment Therapy) 

The case against "Chipotletechture" (CityLab)

An East Village landlord is accused of waging war on rent-regulated tenants in two buildings, including a 95-year-old rent-controlled tenant paying $84 a month (Gothamist)

Alanna Schubach

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Contributing editor Alanna Schubach has over a decade of experience as a New York City-based freelance journalist.

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