More NYCHA housing goes private, outdoor dining in winter, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 21, 2020 - 10:30AM

Another 1,700 NYCHA apartments in Manhattan are moving to private management. Some tenants expressed doubt about promised upgrades (The Real Deal) 

Teachers and parents at shutdown schools in NYC's hot spots are unsure of when they will reopen (Gothamist) 

Some restaurants are preparing to winterize outdoor dining with more than just heat lamps (Bloomberg CityLab) 

A cancer survivor who left Brooklyn for Westchester defends her reasons for leaving the city (The New York Post) 

The MTA launched a live subway map to help commuters with service changes and delays (Gothamist) 

An eco-friendly library has opened in Greenpoint after years of delays (Brownstoner) 


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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