South Brooklyn buses get funding, Netflix leases the Paris Theater, & more

By Emily Myers | November 26, 2019 - 11:00AM 

South Brooklyn is getting $9 million to upgrade the area’s bus network (Bklyner)

An agreement has been reached with National Grid to restore gas to hundreds of residents in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island (abc7)

Following a successful trial in the summer, Netflix will keep the Paris Theater open for screenings, and theatrical releases of its films (Gothamist)

The discounted sale of multi-family buildings in Rego Park sparks a debate about how the market has been affected by the new rent laws (The Real Deal)

New York Waterway ferries are running on a modified schedule between New Jersey and Manhattan after U.S. Coast Guard inspections forced the commuter ferry to take some boats out of service (Gothamist)

There’s a new message on the Brooklyn waterfront—"Welcome" replaces "Watchtower" on the former Jehovah’s Witnesses building in Dumbo, now the Panorama office and retail development (press release)


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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