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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Covering: Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, Gowanus, Columbia St Waterfront, Boerum Hill

Event: They are cleaning up a dirty joke joint! Comment

There’s a catch: Signs can’t ban angling in Gowanus without data on how putrid canal affects fish, state says

Cleaning Our Waterways: State officials cannot sign off on placards that ban all fishing in the fetid Gowanus Canal, which past federal studies found filled with life-threatening chemicals, because they lack any actual data on how those toxic substances taint species that swim inside the channel itself, according to a bigwig from New York State’s Department of Health. Comments (7)
Fire: Fire Marshals suspect some pyromaniac purposely lit a vacant Red Hook warehouse on fire last month, weeks after a group of locals proposed landmarking the building, according to a spokesman for New York’s Bravest. Comments (1)
Cleaning Our Waterways: City officials want to spend unnecessary cash to make a water-filtration facility required for the cleanup of the toxic Gowanus Canal bigger than it needs to be, according to the Feds overseeing the cleanse. Comments (9)

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