Gowanus

Gowanus (/ɡəˈwɑːnəs/ gə-wah-nəs) is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Named after the canal that runs through it, the Gowanus area has been an active center of industrial and shipping activity since the 1860s. Currently artists’ studios pepper the area which has developed rapidly since Whole Foods opened in the neighborhood.