Bronx has highest cold complaints, NYC's sustainability efforts recognized, & more

By Emily Myers | December 10, 2019 - 11:00AM 

The Bronx is the NYC borough with the most complaints about the cold according to data from RentHop (press release)

NYC ranks second out of 50 U.S. cities making the largest strides towards embracing urban sustainability (press release)

The relocation of homeless New Yorkers to Newark has been halted while discussions take place about how the program is implemented (NY Post)

The City Council is voting on plans for four mixed-use buildings with affordable housing to replace a three-story homeless shelter in East New York, Brooklyn (City Land)

Hundreds of artifacts found at the bottom of the Gowanus Canal are being given a temporary home until they can be displayed in a permanent museum (Brooklyn Eagle)

How to transform a dated, ugly, or oversized fireplace (New York Times)

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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