Upgrading the suburbs, fending off developers in East Flatbush, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 19, 2020 - 10:30AM

The suburbs are becoming more walkable, sociable, healthy, and equitable, according to authors of a new book (The New York Times)

Nearly 16 million people moved between February and July this year, according to an analysis of change of address data by the website MyMove (The Real Deal)

East Flatbush residents are trying to fend off developers by designating their block as a historic district

The plastic bag ban is being reinstated today. Shoppers must bring their own bag, or pay five cents for a paper bag (NY1)

A $30 million infrastructure upgrade will replace nearly seven miles of century-old water mains in Gravesend and Sheepshead Bay (CityLand)



Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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