Downtown Brooklyn is getting an elementary school, solar panel installation death in Queens, more

By Nathan Tempey  | October 20, 2017 - 11:00AM

The Times has some tips for questions to ask when buying a house to ensure you don't end up with a money pit (New York Times)

The Second Avenue subway's fire alarm system has been offline since May and won't be working till December (Politico)

A 60-year-old man fell to his death while installing solar panels on a second-story roof in Queens (Daily News)

The city is going to ramp up fines of business owners whose delivery people use e-bikes (Gothamist)

Downtown Brooklyn, which the city failed to provide with a school when it approved a major rezoning allowing residential skyscrapers a decade ago, is finally set to get an elementary school (Brooklyn Paper)

A group of Upper West Side activists is fighting the planned demolition of parking garages to make way for supportive housing (DNAinfo)

Increased Metro-North service at two stations in the Bronx is being made permanent (Welcome 2 The Bronx)

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