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A tractor trailer overturned under the Gowanus at 18th Street on Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Loudlabs News NYC

Tractor trailer overturns under Gowanus Expressway

November 28 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Early Tuesday afternoon, a tractor trailer overturned under the Gowanus Expressway. According to the FDNY, reports of the accident came in at around 12:28 p.m. at 18th Street and Third Avenue, causing heavy traffic delays. FDNY, ESU and a tow truck were on scene immediately. No injuries were sustained during the accident, according to the […]

Gowanus Canal. Photo courtesy of Brad Vogel

Developers want to build with higher density along Gowanus Canal

August 29 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In June, the Department of City Planning released guidelines for rezoning the Gowanus Canal area. While these proposed rules mentioned green spaces and affordable housing, they didn’t mention the density levels that the city would allow along the canal. The issue is far from settled, as several developers are lobbying for the right to construct […]

Rapper 2 Chainz performs at The Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 in New York. Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP

2 Chainz joins lineup at free Gowanus music festival barbecue

August 24 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In a dynamic farewell to summer, 2 Chainz will join the lineup for the second annual Genius IQ/BBQ concert series. The barbecue-concert hybrid met initial success in its inaugural year last summer, when more than 1,000 concertgoers showed up to the Genius headquarters in Gowanus. Genius, a digital archive of song lyrics and music trivia, […]