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Watery Words: Poetry Reading On The Gowanus Canal
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Watery Words: Poetry Reading On The Gowanus Canal

GOWANUS – For a second year in a row, the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club [http://www.gowanuscanal.org] and the Gowanus Souvenir Shop [https://gowanussouvenir.com] hosted a poetry reading [https://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/bookend/watery-words-reading-niedecker-on-the-gowanus-at-dawn/] Wednesday morning on the Gowanus Canal as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival [/brooklyn-book-festival-sept-10-17/]. Gowanus

Dredging Resumes At Gowanus Canal 4th Street Turning Basin
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Dredging Resumes At Gowanus Canal 4th Street Turning Basin

GOWANUS – The removal of the “black mayonnaise” from the bottom of the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin resumed last week after issues with reinforcing bulkheads forced the project to a halt in January [/gowanus-pilot-dredging-project-stalled-bulkhead-installation-causes-damages/]. Dredging equipment at Gowanus Canal 4th Street Turning Basin (Photo: Nathan Haselby)The cleanup

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Report Finds Private Homes And Businesses May Be Contributing To Illegal Dumping

GOWANUS/GREENPOINT/CONEY ISLAND – Some homeowners and business owners in NYC may be unwittingly contributing to polluting the city’s waterways, according to a recent City Limits [https://citylimits.org/2018/01/16/in-unknown-numbers-and-often-unwittingly-homes-and-businesses-pollute-city-waterways/] report. The Gowanus Canal from the Union Street Bridge. (Photo: BKLYNER)While the Beach Haven Apartments

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