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Occupy May Day Protests Yields 'Pop Up Encampment' In Zuccotti Park

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Organized labor rejects call for general strike * Protests in Chicago, San Francisco * New York police...

Woman Jumps Off Williamsburg Bridge, Lands On Car And Survives

Posted 01.10.2012 | New York

A 34-year-old woman jumped off the Williamsburg Bridge Tuesday afternoon, landing on a parked vehicle (see photos here) on Pitt Street at Delancey. ...

The Flight of Seanna Sharpe

Annie Fabricant | Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

It is July 10, 2011, 7: 10 p.m. in NYC. Between the gigantic steel scaffolding of the Williamsburg Bridge, a young aerialist is hanging off a 20-foot piece of white silky fabric making beautiful shapes in the sky.

If You Want Real Bike Lanes...

Alan Singer | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

I would like real Brooklyn bike lanes that allow people to safely travel across the borough and commute to work, but that would require planning and money, as well as concern for cyclists, drivers, and pedestrians.

WATCH: Aerialist Arrested For Scaling Williamsburg Bridge

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Aerialist Seanna Sharpe knew she'd leave in handcuffs, but she still scaled a 300-foot tower of the Williamsburg Bridge to stage her perfo...

LOOK: Man's Suicide Attempt Thwarted On Williamsburg Bridge

Posted 07.23.2011 | New York

Rescuers saved a despondent Manhattan man from jumping off the Williamsburg Bridge on Saturday. "Tell my mother I love her," the unidentified 39-y...

Explores The Secret Underbelly Of The City (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Have you ever jumped onto subway tracks to explore its tunnels? Or climbed the lattice-work of the Williamsburg bridge to get a great view of the city...

The Pigeon Man of Delancey Street

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

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Williamsburg Bridge Will Separate Bike Path From Pedestrians

brooklynpaper.com | Aaron Short | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Biking over the Williamsburg Bridge should soon be a lot easier, thanks to a makeover of the ramps on the most heavily cycled bridge in the city. Dep...

What's Going On With This Red Minivan?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

What caught my eye was the weird wire coming out of the rear window, running into the gas tank, coming back out of the gas tank, and finally attached to a bizarre axle on the tire.

A Closer Look at the PS 110 Owls

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I notice the owls every time I cross the Williamsburg Bridge. As it happens, the principal of the school saw my previous post and generously invited me to visit the roof. I took a ton of pictures.

The Owls of PS 110

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Next time you're heading over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn, be sure to check out the public school on the south side. PS 110's roof is covered in owls.