Brooklyn Heights residents submit alternative BQE reno plans, a LIC homeless shelter is bought by developers, & more

By Emily Myers | November 27, 2018 - 11:00AM 

The Brooklyn Heights Association has submitted an alternative BQE plan to the city in the hopes it will ditch plans to use the promenade as a multi-lane highway during the road's $3.4 billion reconstruction (Brooklyn Eagle)

A Long Island City hotel turned homeless shelter has been snapped up by developers for $36 million (Commercial Observer)

Landmarks rules in favor of residents who opposed changes to a mansion and the demolition of a 100-year-old garage in Stuyvesant Heights Historic District (City Land)

NYC parks have installed the first of the city’s freeze-resistant drinking fountains (Bklyner)

Weekend service of J and M trains from Brooklyn to Manhattan is suspended until the end of January 2019 (Bushwick Daily)

A long-awaited 20,000-square-foot Japanese-themed food hall has opened its doors in Sunset Park (Bklyner)

Emily Myers

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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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