GOWANUS – In an effort to bring attention to the area’s Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) problem, activists marched at Thomas Greene Playground on Saturday with reminders of the notorious Gowanus Canal “Poonami.” Members of the Gowanus Neighborhood Coalition for Justice marched during Thomas Greene Park’s Halloween Parade (Pamela Wong/
GOWANUS – Residents of Gowanus and surrounding neighborhoods braved the rain Wednesday evening to attend the Gowanus Superfund Town Hall at P.S. 133. Oil slick seen in the Gowanus Canal (Photo: Nathan Haselby)The Gowanus Canal Community Advisor Group [https://gowanuscag.org] (CAG) hosted the event to provide locals with
GOWANUS – An activist group hijacked the NYC Department of City Planning [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/index.page]‘s (DCP) Gowanus Draft Rezoning Proposal [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/plans/gowanus/gowanus-framework.page#navigation] open house Wednesday night, staging their own meeting at the event held inside the
GOWANUS – The NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/index.page] (HPD) and the NYC Department of City Planning [http://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/index.page] (DCP) hosted a Community Workshop Thursday night to collect feedback on the preliminary site planning for Public Place.
GOWANUS – Council Member Stephen Levin’s office hosted a Public Visioning Session Wednesday evening at 313 Butler Gallery to hear the community’s suggestions on three key areas in the northern part of Gowanus before the EPA and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) finalize designs for the Gowanus Canal
GOWANUS – The PS 32 gymnasium was packed Wednesday evening for an open house where community members from Gowanus and the surrounding neighborhoods could learn about and comment on the NYC Department of City Planning [http://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/index.page]‘s (DCP) “Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable,