Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
Extend the Second Avenue Subway to the Rockaways? [Metro New York]: Queens NYC Council member Eric Ulrich’s idea of extending the Second Avenue subway via the Atlantic Brooklyn Long Island Rail Road branch connecting with the abandoned Queens LIRR Rockaway Beach line, on to the Rockaways is unrealistic.
- Plan for LaGuardia AirTrain Inches Forward with $55M Lift From Port Authority [6sqft]: The Port Authority on Thursday approved $55 million in funding for the second phase of planning for an AirTrain to LaGuardia airport, a project first announced nearly three years ago.
- Noah Hurowitz and Ross Barkan Discuss the Downfall of DNA Info and Gothamist [Brooklyn Paper]: The reporters at DNA Info are martyrs for the cause of organized labor who just wanted to have a say in how their business was run, and they do not regret their decision to unionize even though they knew doing so could mean they’d lose their jobs, former staffer Noah Hurowitz claimed on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio.
‘Tiny science museum’ Takes Up Residence in Brooklyn Public Library’s Lobby [Brokelyn]: As of Friday, an extremely adorable and informative exhibit has taken up residence in the lobby of The Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch off Grand Army Plaza.
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