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From left to right: Justin Tyler, Director Mollie Vogt-Welch and Gillian Smith of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” show at the ShapeShifter Lab in Gowanus. Eagle photos by Christina Carrega

Live action Peanuts hits the stage for charity in Gowanus

December 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A classic holiday cartoon, transformed into a live action musical for the eleventh year opened this weekend in Gowanus, where actors will perform for a charitable cause. Justin Tyler, 39, and Mollie Vogt-Welch, 36, brought “A Charlie Brown Christmas” to life at the ShapeShifter Lab for families to enjoy this holiday season. “This special premiered […]

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 […]