New life for Broadway Junction, NYC's economy slows, more

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By Mimi OConnor  |
November 27, 2017 - 11:25AM

Could tiny houses help address the lack of affordable housing in cities? (Bisnow)

New York officials are hoping to bring stores, restaurants, and offices to the area around Brooklyn's Broadway Junction transit hub (New York Times)

Is the New York City economy slowing? (Bloomberg) 

A company named Quick Evic is facilitating evictions for landlords in Bedford-Stuyvesant (amNewYork) 

A spotlight on Brooklyn's standup comedy scene (Bklyner)

NYCHA is playing catch-up with lead inspections in public housing and is prepared to "exercise the right to enter" to do so (Daily News)

Scenes from the inflation of the balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (West Side Rag)

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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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