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There's more potential trouble for the beleaguered Gowanus Whole Foods. Gothamist reports that after Hurricane Sandy, signs have been posted warning of an "active contamination site" around the construction area. No word yet on whether this will have any effect on the much-delayed opening of the store, currently scheduled for early 2013. [Gothamist; Previously]