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The Gowanus Whole Foods store is a go! Well, kind of a go. "The DOB approved the grocer's plans for foundation work on the site yesterday, marking a huge symbolic moment in the project's—and neighborhood's—history. It's been a long time coming: Whole Foods held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the 68,000-square-foot store way back in '06, and it was supposed to open this spring...It's probably too early to break out the champagne though: The application for the new building was disapproved yesterday." [Brownstoner]