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City of Water Day: Special Highlights

July 19 | Lucien Clough

EAGLE: Can you talk a bit about the pollution in the Gowanus Canal? FRANCIS: So there are two types of pollution in the canal, there’s the historic pollution from the late 1800s: industry, heavy metals, coal tar, etc. That is the tough part of our cleanup and is under the EPA’s jurisdiction. They have the […]

New storm sewer system in Gowanus set to reduce street flooding

July 12 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

GOWANUS — Construction has been completed on the $54 million installation of new storm sewers along Third Avenue in Gowanus, a group of high-ranking city officials announced on Wednesday. The additional capacity in the neighborhood’s drainage system is already helping to reduce street flooding and the amount of pollution that may be discharged into the […]

Arts Gowanus announces Patterns Gala

May 2 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

PARK SLOPE-GOWANUS — The famous Metropolitan Museum of Art proved that fashion galas are good for fundraising. Arts Gowanus is following suit for its second year with what it calls the Patterns Gala. Instead of the marble steps of the Metropolitan Museum, the Patterns Gala will be providing the red carpet treatment at the historic […]