Community board shake-up gets voter approval, missed safety targets for construction workers, & more

By Emily Myers | November 7, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Voters approve a shake-up to NYC community boards and other charter reforms (Patch)

Safety training targets for the city's construction workers are unlikely to be met by the December deadline. (Crain's New York)

Fire safety concerns over the city’s choice of Midtown homeless housing (NY Daily News)

An end is in sight after years of building work along 3rd Avenue in Gowanus (Bklyner)

Nike is leasing space at South Street Seaport District’s Pier 17, the pier below Brooklyn Bridge where there will be a rooftop ice rink this winter (New York Post)

Researchers are getting a first glimpse of thousands of digitized images of NYC houses from the '40s (Brownstoner)

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. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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