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66 Rockwell Adds Dance Group; Bill to Ban Tenant 'Blacklists'

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—The Dermot Company's 66 Rockwell Place has announced a partnership with The Mark Morris Dance Group, the first in a series of partnerships that will promote the fact that the rental building is located in Brooklyn's BAM Cultural District. The dance group will offer a series of on-site dance and fitness classes to the residents of the building. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]

CITY COUNCIL—A bill that was set to be introduced today in City Council will seek to ban tenant "blacklists," which are used by landlords to avoid tenants who have appears in housing court. Lawmakers such as Council Members Ben Kallos, Rory Lancman, Alan Maisel, and Mark Levine, who all sponsored the bill, claim that the practice is discriminatory and unfair to renters. [CurbedWire Inbox]