Jail time for Flatbush landlord, Dyker Heights sewer woes, & more

By Emily Myers | September 29, 2022 - 10:30AM

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Negligent landlord Evener Leon is sentenced to six months in jail after a fire at his building in Flatbush killed an elderly tenant (The City)

Dyker Heights residents want their outdated sewage system replaced amid repeated flooding and backups (Brooklyn Paper)

A Reddit post asking for tips on how to remove the stench of a dead body from a New York City apartment receives an unnerving number of replies (Patch)

A Fifth Avenue Beaux Arts mansion, on and off the market for years, sells for $50 million in an all-cash deal (Wall Street Journal via The Real Deal)

More than 9,600 apartments have been added to Downtown Brooklyn in the past decade, according to StorageCafe (press release)

Kings County Nurseries, a beloved garden center in East Flatbush, is closing and a seven-story apartment building is planned for the site (Brownstoner)

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.

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