School closures in Covid hotspots, Williamsburg condos sue the city, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 6, 2020 - 10:30AM

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is closing schools in coronavirus hotspots in Brooklyn and Queens a day earlier than Mayor Bill de Blasio planned (Chalkbeat)

The City Council has voted to expel Bronx Councilmember Andy King, accusing him of inappropriate comments and taking bribes (Gothamist)

Central Park's famous Boathouse restaurant is laying off 163 employees with no sign of reopening again this year (Gothamist) 

The condo boards of three waterfront buildings in Williamsburg are suing the city. They allege NYC it is not maintaining nearby piers and parks (Brooklyn Paper)

How Sag Harbor became a refuge for African-American families (The New York Times Style Magazine)

The movie theater chain, Cineworld, is closing more than 500 Regal Cinemas in the U.S. (The Real Deal)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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