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Brooklyn Paper Web chatter

Letters: This week, most of our online comments were about our coverage of the Gowanus Canal clean-up. Comment

Superfund case studies: Is federal intervention the way to go

Cleaning Our Waterways: There’s substantial debate over whether federal Superfund designation is a good thing or a bad thing for a toxic site. Here are some case studies. Comments (4)

Superfund or Superbad? Let the Explainer explain it all to you

The Explainer: People have lots of questions about a proposal to make the Gowanus Canal a federal Superfund site, so sit back and let the Explainer learn you a thing or two. Comments (5)

Superfund hype

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper questions federal intervention in cleaning up the Gowanus Canal. Comments (3)
Cleaning Our Waterways: Mayor Bloomberg last night trashed a federal proposal to dub the toxic Gowanus Canal a “Superfund site,” saying that such a designation would stifle private investment near the waterway and impede the city’s own environmental remediation. Comments (13)

Is this a symbol of hate?

Cops say no — the swastikas in Carroll Park are just graffiti. Comments (5)

Raider Joe’s!

Crime: A woman is robbed inside the Trader Joe’s store. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Art: The theme of the Micro Museum’s newest exhibit, “DNA ’r Us,” is genes. But don’t come expecting to learn about biology when the show opens on April 25. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: On the eve of Tuesday’s public forum about a proposal to declare the toxic Gowanus Canal a Superfund site, opposing factions are slinging sludge about the seemingly beneficial idea of approving the polluted channel for a federal clean-up. Comments (14)

Sacre bleu! Patois, Smith Street pioneer, goes to Gaphattan!

Dining: The restaurant that started it all on Smith Street just kissed Brooklyn goodbye. Comments (7)

Red Hook vendors will be back, baby!

The beloved food vendors in Red Hook Park, who are in the midst of building a gustatory empire across the borough, will be back where it all began on May 2. Comments (2)

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