News and Stories from Gowanus

This year, the 19th consecutive year of Gowanus Open Studios, over 300 artists will invite the public into their studios on October 17-18, from noon to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Gowanus

These days “Gowanus” is a neighborhood synonymous with wedding halls, artisanal foods, and social scenes.

From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

From August 22 to 30, 2015,  a week of events and activities commemorating the 238th anniversary of America's drive for independence as BATTLE WEEK returns to historic sites around Brooklyn.

Our favorite movie organization, Rooftop Films, is back with a full schedule of free movies for the summer of 2015.
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Our favorite movie organization, Rooftop Films, is back with a full schedule of free movies for the summer of 2015.

Rooftop Films is proud to announce Opening Weekend Features (Friday May 29 and Saturday May 30) and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series.
Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is proud to announce Opening Weekend Features (Friday May 29 and Saturday May 30) and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series.

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal for Earth Day, April 22, 2015. The activist made the journey to bring attention to the Brooklyn Superfund site.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

Earth Day brings out some of the stupidest ideas, and an an environmental activist took it to a new level by swimming in the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Is your local library the place that is changing your life? Now is your opportunity to trumpet about the best public libraries in New York City by nominating your branch to win $20,000!

Brooklyn Public Libraries Hours as of October 4, 2014
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Libraries are coming back to life!

Experience a week of events and activities honoring the opening chapter in America's drive for independence, as the annual Battle Week celebration begins, celebrating Brooklyn's role in the battle for America's independence.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope

Experience a week of events and activities honoring the opening chapter in America's drive for independence, as the annual Battle Week celebration begins on August 17 to August 24, celebrating Brooklyn's role in the b

Farmigo recently relocated their New York office from tech-heavy DUMBO to the Superfund-heavy shores of the Gowanus Canal.
Gowanus

Nestled on the banks of the Gowanus Canal, Farmigo wants to change how Brooklynites get their fresh food.

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

The Museum of the City of New York presents Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, as part of its second season of the nonfiction film series, Smile, It’s Your Close Up: New York's Documentaries, which zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities to pose the question: “What makes New Yor