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.
Hundreds of people were expected to join the candlelight procession that was to proceed from both ends of the bridge, with everyone meeting in the middle. Siegel says the names of the dead would be read aloud.
A drunken Brooklyn prosecutor has been charged with assault and several other counts, after allegedly attacking an emergency medical technician on the Brooklyn Bridge, according to a published report.
In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.
“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”
Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.
Limited commuter rail service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road has resumed with limited subway service set to resume Thursday.
The Harlem Globetrotters have played 20,000 exhibitions in 120 countries and now for the first time in their 87-year history they will play in Brooklyn.
“A river of power outage refugees pouring over the Brooklyn Bridge,” WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported on August 14, 2003.
Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.
If Carmelo Anthony somehow manages to lead the New York Knicks to an NBA championship this season, Boomer Esiason will walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in Knicks’ boxer shorts.
Fire officials say a heavy blaze at New York City’s crowded South Street Seaport shopping spot has been put out without any injuries.
Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. rebuffed one of Twitter Inc.’s central arguments, which concerned who has rights to contest law enforcement demands for content posted on its site.