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Whole Foods opening Dec. 17 on the banks of the Gowanus Canal

Gowanus
Good morning, Gowanus! There were toxins in the soil, opposition from neighborhood artists and manufacturers, injured construction workers. Finally, Brooklyn's first Whole Foods Market is opening on Dec. 17. … Full Article
 

From kitchen to classroom at City Tech

Downtown
There are times when someone’s career trajectory takes an unexpected turn. Options that may exist for Hospitality Management/Culinary Arts professionals are many, but there is one that is both interesting and not widely known.    … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair features vintage books and reading by Paul Auster

Park Slope
For the second holiday season, Honey & Wax Booksellers will bring independent Brooklyn bookshops and antiquarian booksellers to fill Park Slope's Old Stone House with rare, vintage, and out-of-print books in a celebration of the borough's rich history of printing, reading and writing. … Full Article
 

Giant menorah lights up Downtown Brooklyn for Chanukah

Downtown
Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin, leader of Congregation B’nai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights, partnered with Joseph Bochetto, Branch Manager at New York Community Bank Borough Park’s branch on 13th Avenue, to light the candles on the seventh night of Chanukah at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday night. … Full Article
 

As neighborhood booms, locals asked to plan the future of Gowanus

Gowanus
Things are moving fast in gritty Gowanus. … Full Article
 

Technical deficiencies upset Brooklyn prosecutor’s weapons case

Downtown
An incomplete description of charges and an incorrect definition of “school grounds” were grounds enough for a Brooklyn judge to dismiss two counts of weapons possession against a defendant. … Full Article
 

Levin pushes for moratorium on charter schools

Williamsburg
Charging that the city is facing skyrocketing costs for charter schools, Councilman Stephen Levin has introduced a resolution in the council calling on the Department of Education to place a moratorium on new charter schools. … Full Article
 

Young Brooklyn Bridge climber talked down by NYPD Tuesday morning

Brooklyn Heights
Detectives from NYPD’s crack Emergency Services Unit talked a despondent young man down from one of the giant cables supporting the Brooklyn Bridge at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning.  … Full Article
 

Clarke pushes for AIDS treatment in developing countries

Crown Heights
Despite the progress that has been made in the fight against HIV-AIDS over the past several years, many patients in impoverished countries around the world are still lacking access to life-saving treatments, according to US Rep. … Full Article
 

Push on to replace stolen statue in changing Bed-Stuy

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Thirteen years ago, a robbery in Bed-Stuy's Saratoga Park was big news.  … Full Article
 

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