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'Sludgie the Whale' Skull to be Displayed at Gowanus TEDx Conference

The skull of a whale that died after wandering into the Gowanus Canal will be displayed at TEDx Gowanus.

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Residents Seek Balance of Grit and Green in Gowanus

Bridging Gowanus will tackle issues including balancing industrial uses with amenities such as parks.

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Locals Invited to Weigh In on Future of Gowanus Development

Elected officials are inviting residents to talk about how Gowanus should grow in coming years.

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Floating Art Exhibit Cruises Into Polluted Gowanus Canal

Harvest Dome, a piece of "performance architecture," will be on display for the next six months.

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Famed Sewer Explorer and Other Aquatic Artists Confront City's Waterfront

Artists who've documented NYC's waterways will converge at a panel in Williamsburg.

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Floating Art Exhibit to Drop Anchor in Toxic Gowanus Canal

Harvest Dome, a "performance architecture" piece, will be anchored for six months in the Gowanus Canal.

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Locals Vow to Protect Neighborhood Pool Threatened by Gowanus Canal Cleanup

Residents worry the Gowanus Canal cleanup will shut the public pool on Third Avenue and Degraw Street.

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EPA Releases Finalized $506 Million Gowanus Canal Cleanup Plan

The cleanup will take eight to 10 years, but won't make the canal safe enough for swimming.

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Bette Midler Welcomes New Community Garden to Gowanus

Midler, founder of New York Restoration Project, helped open the renovated Gil Hodges community garden.

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Gowanus Developer Donates $1,000 to 'Beautify' Polluted Canal

The Lightstone Group has donated $1,000 to the Gowanus Canal Conservancy.

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Foodies Invited to 'Dive In' to Gowanus Restaurants for Good Cause

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is teaming with restaurants to raise money for neighborhood improvements.

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How to Spend Your Summer on the Gowanus Canal

Once a dumping ground for industrial waste, the polluted canal is seeing new life. Here's how to explore.

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$50K Grant Will Give Low-Income Residents Voice in Gowanus Canal Cleanup

The nonprofit Fifth Avenue Committee received the grant from the New York Community Trust.

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Critics Call Gowanus Canal Race Unsafe 'Political Ploy' to Help Developer

Almost 30 teams are signed up to participate in a boat race on the heavily polluted Gowanus Canal.

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City's Gowanus Canal Cleanup Project Will Be Done by End of 2013

A city project to help clean up the Gowanus Canal will wrap up by the end of the year.

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