Explore Brooklyn Bridge’s Literary Legacy Wednesday Evening

On Wednesday evening, June 24, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy presents “My Hand In Yours, Walt,” in which

Poet, Adam Fitzgerald, leads a literary walk that examines the legacy and connections of Brooklyn Bridge’s shadow within the work of Hart Crane and Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Bishop, and Marianne Moore.

The walk begins at 6:30 p.m. at the entrance to Pier 1, near the foot of Old Fulton Street. Tickets are $10, or $5 for Conservancy members. More information and buy tickets here.

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  • MaryT

    That’s a nice tribute to Whitman, et.al., but what it the BBP doing to control the constant vandalism to the Fulton Ferry fence? Great Whitman ode to Brooklyn, covered in stickers and love locks and trash. It’s time the BBP prominently posts, monitors and enforces anti-graffiti rules and punishments.

  • Roberto Gautier

    The phrase “the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge” takes on an ominous meaning in the darkness of creeping construction under the besieged icon.