More pollution flows into Newtown Creek, Bay Ridge could get its first historic district, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
May 21, 2019 - 11:00AM

Three waterside facilities are discharging oil into Newtown Creek, further polluting the already toxic federal Superfund site (Brooklyn Eagle)

Bay Ridge could get its first historic district—the designation would protect 54 limestone Renaissance and Colonial Revival townhouses dubbed Doctor’s Row (City Land)

The debate heats up over shade thrown across Brooklyn Botanic Garden by a new residential development (Gothamist)

Sarah Jessica Parker has stepped in to ask the city to reconsider proposed NYC library funding cuts (NY Daily News)

The NYC Ferry service expands with a new Brooklyn Navy Yard stop (Crain’s)

Students in NYC may get full-fare MetroCards under a new MTA proposal (Curbed NY)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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