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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

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

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

Ari Halberstam

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

Photo Credit: Shake Shack

New York’s 6 Best Touristy Restaurants Worth The Hype

While most of NYC’s touristy restaurants can be skipped, a few eateries are worth checking out. Whether you’re visiting the city or a New Yorker looking for a good meal, these six restaurants and food destinations are all worth braving the lines and tourists for.

02/03/2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridge Tolls With A Twist: ‘Fairness’ Pricing Proposed For East River Spans

There is a new plan for changing the city’s traffic patterns that would, yes, put tolls on the East River bridges, but dramatically drop the cost of traveling over other city spans.

11/26/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge To Be Closed This Weekend

The New York City Department of Transportation announced the closure of the Manhattan-bound lanes from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 and from 9 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25.

11/22/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge Closed All Weekend

During the 54-hour closure, drivers heading to Manhattan are instead urged to use the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

10/25/2013

Charter school teachers, kids and parents gather in Cadman Plaza for rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYC

About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.

10/08/2013

The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Bridges Across New York, Connecticut Deemed Structurally Deficient

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.

09/15/2013

Photo Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook

New Yorkers Hit The Pavement As 6th Annual Summer Streets Gets Rolling

New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.

08/03/2013

New York City plans to spend $7 million to transform a beach beneath the Brooklyn Bridge into a recreational destination. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBs 880)

New York City To Develop ‘Forgotten’ East River Waterfront

The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.

08/01/2013

Wayward dog found on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Matt Petronis)

Queens Family Holds Up Traffic To Rescue Wayward Dog On Brooklyn Bridge

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.

07/16/2013

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