Which brokerages burn through agents the fastest, remembering Sandy's subway impacts, more

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By Mimi OConnor  |
October 30, 2017 - 11:00AM

New Jersey teens are dressing up as bushes to scare park-goers, and police aren't happy (

The New York City Transit Museum is offering a guided tour of an exhibit documenting how the MTA responded to Hurricane Sandy (Curbed)

The Real Deal crunches the numbers on which Manhattan brokerages have the highest agent turnover (The Real Deal) 

The city says that its Crown Heights Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment project will not make gentrification worse in the neighborhood (DNAinfo)

Have first-time buyers been shut out of Staten Island? (Staten Island Advance)

Upper West Siders were distraught at the sudden closing of Absolute Bagels this weekend (West Side Rag)

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Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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