The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

Jeffrey Chodorow plans new restaurant at the Empire Hotel. [Gawker]

Building violations up in Queens. [Real Deal]

Clean-up strategy for Gowanus Canal begins with planning meeting. On the agenda: dealing with the "black mayonnaise" on the bottom. Ew. [Curbed]

Brooklyn Whole Foods site opens to the public. [Brownstoner]

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