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Cops are investigating after they lifted a dead man’s corpse from the toxic Gowanus Canal early Tuesday morning. Comments (1)

Bruiser attacks man on Baltic Street

Crime: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: New signs warning anglers about the dangers of eating marine life caught in the fetid Gowanus Canal will soon line the toxic waterway after members of a neighborhood-advisory group asked the Feds overseeing its cleanup to put up a dozen placards in English and Spanish at prime casting spots. Comments (6)

On the hook: Species that live in the Gowanus Canal

Wild Brooklyn: Brooklynites who think sea creatures can’t survive in the toxic canal that has claimed the lives of dolphins and whales might be surprised to know just how many species they recognize from menus and seafood markets that allegedly thrive in its murky waters. Comments (1)
Changing Brooklyn: The builders proposing a Boerum Hill megadevelopment nearly three times the size of what can currently go up on the lot they chose for it shouldn’t even bother breaking out their shovels, according to one pol who blasted the plan at the first meeting of its public-review process on Wednesday. Comments (15)
Mean Streets: Cyclists can now start pedaling through some Kings County intersections 10 seconds before the drivers next to them, city transit leaders announced this week at one of those junctures in Boerum Hill. Comments (48)

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