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    The mayor on the waterfront (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography)

    April 28, 2021 - Max & Murphy Podcast: A Waterfronts Agenda for the Next Mayor

    Cortney Worrall of the Waterfront Alliance joined the show to discuss the city's hundreds of miles of coastline, climate change, resiliency, waterway economics, and more, including the Alliance's agenda for the next Mayor.

    Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter ...

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    Out of service (photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin)

    The denizens of Williamsburg and Bushwick have responded to news of potential multiyear L train closures with a mix of shock, despair, and irritation. People are talking through the alternatives: taking the G, J, and M trains; boarding the East River Ferry; or even (gasp!) riding the bus. Quite likely Williamsburgers will also summon a swarm of UberPools and Lyft Lines unlike any seen in our time.

    Hysterics aside, it’s unlikely that the MTA would do a full, year-long