Organizers of the “Selma is Everywhere” march were arm-in-arm at the front of the procession across the famed span.
The city Department of Transportation now says the work won’t be completed until sometime in 2016. The project was started in 2010.
The shallower East River has frozen more often over the years, most famously in 1867.
Police on Tuesday renewed a call to find one of the remaining suspects in an attack on two police lieutenants during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge last month.
An unusual demand has been lodged by some residents of Brooklyn.
Another protester has been arrested in the attack of two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge.
In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
About 200 people gathered Saturday to protest the November shooting of an unarmed Brooklyn man by a police officer in a public housing building in Brooklyn.
Police have not yet released the person’s name, but they are expected to be arraigned Saturday afternoon.
Police are still searching for five additional suspects after a Brooklyn man was arrested and charged in connection with the assault of two NYPD lieutenants during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.
There’s growing public backlash against some protesters who demonstrated following the Eric Garner grand jury decision.
A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.
Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.
The charges against Eric Linsker, 29, of Crown Heights, include assault in the second degree, rioting in the first degree, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marijuana.