Here’s a roundup of stories we’ve been reading this week:

The Coney Island Boardwalk is now a scenic landmark (Brownstoner) — The Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously voted in favor of designating the Coney Island Boardwalk a landmark — just in time for the Brooklyn Half Marathon. On Saturday morning, thousands of runners will cross the finish line onto the newly landmarked boardwalk.

If you earn less than $58,450, you may qualify for affordable housing (Curbed) — According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, families who earn less than $83,450 and individuals who earn less than $58,450 now qualify as low-income and may be eligible for affordable housing. But they’ll need good luck to get it.

The subway system has a new voice (PIX11) — And the woman to whom it belongs is from Queens!

Letitia James enters the race for New York Attorney General (The New York Times) — After Eric Schneiderman suddenly stepped down, New York City’s public advocate has launched a bid to take his place. If James wins, she will be the first black woman to win statewide elected office.

The Red Hook Winery was busted for production of illegal moonshine (New York Post) — This marks the first bust of its kind since the 1960s.

New York joins Fair Housing Act lawsuit (6sqft) — The suit seeks to reverse the Trump Administration’s decision to overturn anti-segregation legislation enacted under President Obama.

Does a $210 million initiative aimed at reducing crime in public housing work? (Gothamist) — Gothamist investigates whether 300 high-powered safety lights installed at the Bushwick Houses have had an impact on crime rates.

How do you move a shark in New York City? (The New York Times) — You thought moving apartments was hard. Wait until you see how the New York Aquarium moved Otis the Tiger shark into his new tank.

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