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Inch by inch, plan to clean up Gowanus proceeds

Gowanus
A review of studies that have been done so far on the polluted Gowanus Canal was produced this month by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Technical Assistance Services for Communities Unit. … Full Article
 

Hynes, Kelly announce drug takedown in Bed-Stuy

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Wednesday announced the arrest of eight drug dealers who have been operating in Bedford-Stuyvesant and the arrest of four additional individuals found with narcotics in the targeted locations.   … Full Article
 

Keynote speaker Quinn joins ‘Future of Brooklyn’ roster for Nov. 2

Downtown
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will be the keynote speaker at Bisnow Events Media’s Future of Brooklyn conference on Friday, Nov. 2, at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Whole Foods to finally begin construction on its Bklyn store in Gowanus

Gowanus
Site preparation is finally underway and construction will begin this fall on the Whole Foods Market at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Gowanus, according to Michael Sinatra, public affairs manager for Whole Foods’ Northeast Region. … Full Article
 

New Bossert Hotel owners to reduce no. of rooms, will prohibit music on rooftop terrace

Brooklyn Heights
Owners of the Bossert Hotel in Brooklyn Heights have agreed to reduce the proposed number of rooms from 302 to 280 and to restrict the operating hours and music levels of the rooftop terrace bar.
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Isles on their way: NHL franchise to relocate to Barclays Center in 2015

Atlantic Yards
Before the Brooklyn Nets could even hit the hardwood for their first-ever regular-season game at the Barclays Center, the New York Islanders announced Wednesday afternoon that they were moving in to the state-of-the-art arena in 2015. … Full Article
 

Islanders to call Barclays home, say reports

Atlantic Yards
A press conference this afternoon will reveal that the NHL’s New York Islanders will be moving to Barclays Center in 2015 at the latest, according to reports in the Ne … Full Article
 

Hills and Gardens: Oct. 24, 2012

Cobble Hill
Halloween will be upon us before you can say BOO!! … Full Article
 

Worrisome revelations about Carroll Gardens homeless shelter proposal

Carroll Gardens
The building slated to house a 170-bed homeless shelter in Carroll Gardens was built and may be owned by a convicted felon whose crimes involved abusing the poor for profit, writes Andrew Rice of  … Full Article
 

Busted: Fort Greene 'stroller dad' ran four brothels

Fort Greene
Brooklyn “stroller dad” of four William Thomas lived a double life as a doting father in Fort Greene -- and a sleazy Manhattan brothel owner, according to the New York Post. … Full Article
 

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