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Forget whatever you knew about the Gowanus Whole Foods. Brownstoner asked Whole Foods about plans for the site in light of the company's recent financial troubles. The response: "We are currently working on revising our plans for our Brooklyn store and hope to be able to announce updated details in the near future. We remain extremely excited about bringing the first Whole Foods Market to Brooklyn." [Brownstoner]