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Own A Piece Of Cinematic History While Helping Save The Environment

Own a piece of movie history and help save the environment– it’s a deal almost anyone would sign up for.

10/17/2014

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Museum Showcasing Morbid Anatomy Set To Open In Brooklyn

A new museum was set to open in Brooklyn this weekend, promising a fascinating journey into the dark side.

06/27/2014

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Everyday You’re Shufflin’

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, a new addition to Gowanus’ nightlife scene, merges hipster culture with hip replacement culture, with 10 regulation shuffleboard size courts, indoor food trucks, tropical cocktails and craft beer.

06/10/2014

The Kentile Floors sign has stood for 60 years in Gowanus, Brooklyn. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Iconic Kentile Floors Sign In Gowanus Might Come Down

The owner of the Gowanus building that houses the 60-year-old Kentile Floors factory sign has filed permits with the city’s Buildings Department to remove it.

06/05/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Board Games

Connect Four, Apples To Apples and Sorry! aren’t just for kids. Check out NYC’s best bars with board games the next time you’re feeling competitive.

05/19/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Victim Hospitalized In Critical Condition Following Gowanus Hit-And-Run

Police are looking for a hit-and run driver who left a 27-year-old man in critical condition on Saturday morning.

05/10/2014

Joey Alexander

10-Year-Old Piano Prodigy From Indonesia Takes New York By Storm

Joey Alexander is only 10 years old, but he has musical talent well beyond his years.

05/07/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Ethiopian Restaurants

For the best in Ethiopian food in New York City, try one of the places listed below. Once there, relax into the atmosphere, make sure your hands are clean (after all, you’ll be using them, […]

03/24/2014

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Best Barbecue In Brooklyn

Quality BBQ is well represented in New York City. The barbecue food trend has crossed the river into Brooklyn, with many restaurants worth a trip to the outer borough.

02/03/2014

A city official said the Gowanus Canal is most likely not to blame for sewage backing into homes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (Credit: Getty Images)

Proposed Sewage Tank Threatens Future Of Popular Gowanus Pool

The ‘Double D’ pool, as it has become known, exists amid blocks of post-industrial landscape, just a stones throw away from the Gowanus Canal; the pool has been a vital resource for families and children for decades.

06/29/2013

Mayor Bloomberg announces water quality upgrade project at the Gowanus Canal pumping station to be completed by end of 2013. May 13, 2013. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts Improvements At Gowanus Canal; Residents Complain Of Stench

The mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration’s $20 billion investment into the city’s water system.

05/13/2013

Ted Southern and Nikolay Moiseev with their space suit - Brooklyn, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklynites Look To Launch Into Space Suit Industry

The United States is at a turning point for space exploration, and two men from Brooklyn are looking to contribute, and hopefully cash in, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.

07/11/2012

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Woman Lives In Spacious Brooklyn Loft Rent-Free For Past Six Years

How would you like to not pay your rent, year after year, and get away with it? A Brooklyn woman has done just that for the past six years.

06/08/2012

Littleneck Restaurant - Brooklyn, NY (credit: CBS2)

Tony Tantillo’s Dining Deal: Littleneck

Just over a month ago, Littleneck, a small, comfortable, seafood joint in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, was still a dream for its owners.

11/21/2011

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Nightlife Spotlight: Brooklyn’s Draft Barn

Nestled away in the quasi-industrial 3rd Avenue of Gowanus/Park Slope, Draft Barn is an experience for serious beer lovers.

CBS New York–03/07/2011

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