June 2011

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Parade and Celebration!

Tuesday, June 21, 6-8pm

Please join us to celebrate the Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel Centennial!

Meet on Butler Street between Bond and Nevins

One hundred years ago, all of South Brooklyn came out to celebrate the opening of the Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel. The tunnel’s pump would draw fresh water from Buttermilk Channel into the stagnant and odorous Gowanus Canal. [continue reading…]