More than 2,000 New York state bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge, have been deemed structurally deficient and in dire need of repairs by the federal government.
New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.
The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.
The dog, believed to be a Shiba Inu, is now staying with the Petronis family at their Breezy Point home, waiting for its owner to come forward.
Around 9 a.m. Thursday, witnesses reported seeing a man trying to climb down some kind of netting that had been installed as part of ongoing construction on the bridge, police said.
BJ Timoner has gone through four pairs of running shoes and has lost 40 pounds over the course of his 3,000-mile excursion. He crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday en route to Jones Beach, where his cross-country run is scheduled to end on Tuesday.
For its part the league has sent a man out with a decibel monitor to track the noise. Players told CBS 2 that they just want to have fun.
Police were searching an abandoned SUV with no license plate located in the middle of the Manhattan-bound span.
New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”
Sunday was a day to dote on moms, but for one group, it was also a chance to pay tribute and give attention to a very important mission.
Police, donning helmets and orange vests, scaled the bridge’s cables to get to the man who was perched on top of the 276-foot tower, the New York Post reported.
EMTs turned out in support of Teresa Soler as Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael Jaccarino was sentenced to 10 days of community service for punching her in the back of an ambulance in November.
One Million Moms for Gun Control marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall Monday to call on Congress to take New York’s lead and enact tough gun-control legislation.
The DOT said that all Manhattan-bound traffic will be redirected to to alternate crossings, including the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
Michael Jaccarino made a court appearance on Tuesday in connection with the alleged incident back in November.