Tap-and-pay comes to the subway, Martha Stewart to offer branded real estate, & more

By Emily Myers | November 14, 2019 - 11:00AM 

After a successful pilot, the MTA's tap-to-pay system, OMNY, is being rolled out at more than 40 subways stations next month (Gothamist)

Business guru Martha Stewart is wading into branded real estate (NY Post via The Real Deal)

A broken boiler leaves more than 2,000 tenants in a Bronx public housing complex without heat as temperatures plummet (Gothamist)

There are calls to reinstate the B71 bus route, which was shelved in 2010, to connect Red Hook, Gowanus, and Crown Heights in Brooklyn (Brooklyn Eagle)

The floating park blossoming in the Hudson River where Pier 55 once stood has been named Little Island and is set to open in 2021 (Curbed NY)

Brooklyn Public Library plans to launch a $15 million, 18-month renovation of its Red Hook Branch starting in fall of 2020 (Brooklyn Paper)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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