Two New Yorkers are homeless by choice, de Blasio knew NYCHA lead inspections weren't happening, more

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By Mimi OConnor  |
November 20, 2017 - 11:09AM

A scaffolding collapse in Soho on Sunday injured five people (amNewYork)

Two frugal New Yorkers own a house but don't live in it, by choice (New York Post)

The luxury market had one of its best weeks of the year, with 29 contracts signed (Olshan Realty) 

Mayor de Blasio knew for more than a year that legally mandated lead inspections weren't happening in NYCHA buildings (Daily News)

Here's a handy guide to the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade and related street closures (Curbed) 

ICYMI: the New York Times did a deep dive into decades of underfunding of the subway system (New York Times) 

An environmentally conscious challenger to Bay Ridge state Sen. Marty Golden is calling for a stop to the overdevelopment of Brooklyn's waterfront (Bklyner)

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Mimi OConnor

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Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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