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Shoppers unite! Brooklyn's first Whole Foods opens in Gowanus

Welcome to Brooklyn's coolest Superfund site. … Full Article

Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel headed to Rock Hall inductions at Barclays Center

 Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The Rock Hall announced Tuesday that Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens also will be inducted April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Historical Society has big plans for 2014

A group steeped in history has its eye on the future. … Full Article

Community Board Six presents ‘Core of the Apple’ awards

A police leader and a retired sanitation supervisor received a big pat on the back from Community Board Six for their efforts to improve the quality of life in Park Slope and Red Hook. … Full Article

NYC sanitation dept issues snow alert for Tuesday

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday. The department said Monday that its personnel have been loading salt spreaders and attaching plows and chains. … Full Article

Santas -- some naughty, some nice -- descend on Brooklyn for SantaCon 2013

The Santa-themed bar crawl known as SantaCon invaded Brooklyn Heights this year with a DJ dance stop in Cadman Plaza Park followed by a beer-soaked slog along Cadman Plaza West and Montague Street. … Full Article

Artists, environmentalists, pols meet to plan future of Gowanus

Three hundred residents, artists, environmentalists and business owners took the first exciting steps toward outlining the future of Gowanus when they attended a meeting organized by elected officials on Monday. … Full Article

NYC sanitation dept issues snow alert for Saturday

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. The department said Friday that its personnel were loading salt spreaders and attaching plows and chains. … Full Article

Assembly mulls sending teen criminal suspects to Family Court

Should 16 and 17 year olds who are charged with crimes be automatically tried in adult court? Or should criminal cases involving teenagers be handled in Family Court? … Full Article

MTA adds undercover 'spotters' after derailment

ALBANY— The nation's second-largest commuter rail line is increasing scrutiny of its engineers and conductors onboard trains, a move that comes two weeks after a deadly derailment and a year after a similar effort was exposed as flawed. … Full Article

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