Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.
Mischa Leinkauf and Mattias Wermke said they hoisted the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge’s towers as a celebration of public art in “the global center of creativity.”
Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke told the New York Times they were behind the stunt to celebrate “the beauty of public space.”
It was early in the morning on July 22 when the American flags that sit atop the Brooklyn Bridge towers were mysteriously replaced by whitewashed versions.
The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.
The NYPD says there is no truth to the claim made by marijuana activist The Rev. Bud Green.
The breach prompted a massive increase in security at the bridge.
For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five people were sent to hospitals Wednesday evening when a façade collapsed beneath the Brooklyn Bridge in downtown Brooklyn.
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.
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