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A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After Brooklyn Bridge Flags Incident

For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.

07/24/2014

Emergency services officers remove a mysterious white flag from the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Massive NYPD Response Day After Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Incident

A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.

07/23/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

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Man Says Family Could Have Been Killed In Brooklyn Bridge Facade Collapse

Forget about “London Bridge falling down, my fair lady” – it’s the Brooklyn Bridge that visibly broke apart this week, or at least a small section of its façade.

07/03/2014

Five people were injured when a facade on the side of the Brooklyn Bridge collapsed in Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 2. (Credit: FDNY)

5 Hospitalized After Facade On Side Of Brooklyn Bridge Collapses

Five people were sent to hospitals Wednesday evening when a façade collapsed beneath the Brooklyn Bridge in downtown Brooklyn.

07/02/2014

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Macy’s Gets Ready For 4th Of July Fireworks Show

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges, but executive producer Amy Kuhl said the star of this year’s show will be the Brooklyn Bridge.

06/27/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Piano

Grand Piano Found In East River Under Brooklyn Bridge

New Yorkers were mystified Friday about how a grand piano ended in of the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge.

05/30/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Locks

New York City Puts The Kibosh On Love Locks On The Brooklyn Bridge

Sweethearts have long made the bridge a romantic spot – and left their mark by adorning padlocks on the span’s structure, but that’s something the city isn’t happy about.

05/28/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Rescue

Police Rescue Man Found Sitting On Ledge On Brooklyn Bridge

Four police detectives on Thursday rescued a man they found standing on a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge with a mask and duct tape on his face.

05/22/2014

A group of people walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on May 11, 2014, to raise awareness about domestic violence. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Moms Stand Up Against Domestic Abuse By Walking Across Brooklyn Bridge

Some moms skipped Mother’s Day brunch Sunday to raise awareness about domestic violence by walking over the Brooklyn Bridge.

05/11/2014

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De Blasio: ‘Interesting And Innovative Ideas’ In New Congestion Pricing Plan

A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.

03/21/2014

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Family Remembers Terror Shooting That Killed Ari Halberstam 20 Years Later

It has now been 20 years since a shooting near the Brooklyn Bridge killed a Jewish teenager, in a case that sparked a conversation on the definition of terrorism.

03/01/2014

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