Gowanus Your Face Off
Gowanus, Brooklyn
The crack between two hipster neighborhoods, home to the now superfunded Canal, the flash point for the new 'Buy Local' and textile revolutions, & filled with brilliant bohemians. . . this is Gowanus & it’ll awesome your face off.
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Beneath the Surface

A short film called Beneath the Surface from students apart of the Urban Design program at Columbia University explore the history and development of Gowanus Canal and Newton Creek in New York. Beneath the…


Sponge Park: Filtration System

We went searching around the interwebs and found this video from James Willeford that is labeled: Created for dlandstudios llc for their GOWANUS CANAL SPONGE PARK™” It seems show an animated version of…


Consultants wanted by Friends of CB6 for Gowanus Development

Brownstoner.com reports that the Friends of Community Board Six has received a Brownfield Opportunity Grant to help with reuse and/or redevelopment along the Gowanus Canal: Friends of Brooklyn CB6 seeks an innovative and…


Now of Never: Gowanus

Ben Pomeroy on Now or Never radio talks about the superfunded Gowanus Canal and speaks with Eymund Diegel, curator of the Hall of Gowanus at Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Daryl Carneo of Statewide Fireproof door…



FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus) is set to receive a grant award from the Preservation League of New York State. The award will be used to conduct a survey of  the…


Travel Channel checks out the Gowanus Canal

While canoeing down the Canal Don Wildman of Travel Channel’s ‘Off Limits’  discovers why Gowanus is called the “Bog Of Eternal Stench”. Don also learns a bunch of stuff from Gowanus’s own Eymund Diegel of the Public…


WFUV Dives into the Gowanus w/ several cool interviews

WFUV takes a dip into Gowanus and interviews: the Gowanus Canal Conservancy‘s Chairman Andy Simons & Director of Special Projects Hans Hesselein about the Gowanus Canal; Gowanus By Design‘s founders Anthony Dean & David Briggs about…


YCteen interviews Hans Hesselein & learns about the Gowanus Canal

YCteen interviews Hans Hesselein of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy and investigates the not so ‘super fun’ superfunded Gowanus Canal.


Carroll Street Bridge Out

Carroll Street bridge, the United States oldest retractable bridge, is closed… either because work was not completed during the scheduled repair time from August 7th to the 21st or because of possible damage…


Irene Vs. Gowanus Wrap Up

Okay, so we have had enough of the whole over reporting of the storm. The TV media went completely nuts like kids hopped up on tons of sugar. For example this reporting getting…


Diving in the Gowanus

Brooklyn Arts Council creates this interview with diver, Adam Brown, who took a dip in the Gowanus Canal. Mr. Brown tells that he got more than just a murky swim in really dirty…


Gowanus Dredgers

Here’s a vintage looking info video on the legendary Gowanus Dredgers. You can go canoeing with these folks Wednesday at 6pm and Saturday at 1pm each week. See more information on these masters…

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