Gowanus Community Plan A Work in Progress

Monday, November 24, 2014

What is the future of the Gowanus neighborhood now that a cleanup of the Superfund site is on the way? Residents and stakeholders are still figuring it out.


The Brian Lehrer Show

The Potential Conservative Future of Young Americans

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Will the next generation of voters be conservative? David Leonhardt discusses his latest New York Times column about a potential teenage backlash again liberalism. Plus: Exploring the WNYC archives to assess the lasting impact of Robert Moses; productivity (or lack thereof) during longer summer days; breaking the cycle of domestic violence through jobs; the Brooklyn district attorney's decision to stop prosecuting most low-level marijuana offenses; and an update on the Gowanus canal.


Gowanus' Beloved 'Kentile Floors' Sign is Coming Down

Friday, June 20, 2014

Locals say there should be room for the decrepit, the old and the out-of-date.

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New Vinyl Store Opens in Brooklyn, Also Sells Groceries

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

On Tuesday, a new Whole Foods opened at a one-time Superfund site in Brooklyn. Lines formed early. The kale aisle was reportedly mobbed. And at least one Park Slope Food Coop member was spotted shame-facedly browsing the vintage vinyl aisle. We're keeping tabs on this breaking news event.


Jell-O Molds Come Back into Fashion in Gowanus

Friday, June 24, 2011

The third annual Jell-O Mold Competition takes place this Saturday at 6 P.M. at the Gowanus Studio Space in Brooklyn. Check out the designs from last year's competition here.



Parks Commish to Public: Get Out(side)!

Monday, May 11, 2009

NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe talks about why Prospect Park is the perfect place for a Woodstock reunion concert, camping in the city parks (even for people who have place to sleep usually), canoeing on the Gowanus and more.

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