3,200-unit development for Astoria, tackling tidal floods, & more

By Emily Myers | November 22, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

Tidal flooding around Hamilton Beach in Queens could be minimized by planned storm surge gates to be built by the Army Corps of Engineers (The City)

The number of vacant rent-stabilized apartments is revised to 38,621 this year, far less than the 60,000 reported for last year (The Real Deal)

The City Council is poised to approve a 3,200-unit development in Astoria after plans are given the go-ahead by a key local council member (City Limits)

Activists rally behind a family whose possessions were trashed after being scammed out of the deed to their Bed-Stuy townhouse (Brownstoner)

Low-rise stores along Flatbush Avenue will be razed to make way for a 150-unit condo building (Yimby)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

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