Thanks to this correspondent’s penchant for late night surfing, The Blog has just learned of this Sunday’s TD 5 Boro Bike Tour. Now in its 39th year, the ride consists of “32,000 cyclists of all skill levels [who] come from around the world to roll through every borough of New York City on streets totally […]
Tag Archives | Manhattan Bridge
These photos were taken on walks yeterday (Friday) afternoon and this (Saturday) morning. The first was taken from Cadman Plaza East, looking west across Cadman Plaza Park, with lower Manhattan in the background. More photos and text follow the jump. Snowboarding on the slope between Washington Street and the Brooklyn Bridge on-ramp. The Manhattan Bridge […]
We’ve received word from Community Board 2 that staff members from Brooklyn Bridge Park will meet with interested community members tomorrow (Tuesday, June 11) evening at 6:00 at Galapagos Art Space, located at 61 Main Street (corner of Main and Water streets), in DUMBO. Among the topics to be discussed are “development plans for Empire […]
Con Ed is seeking permission from the New York State Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities, to transfer a parcel of land, dark green in the map above, to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Park Corporation. It will constitute the northernmost portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the Park Corporation is seeking proposals to build a […]
Yesterday was a good day for a walk, so I did a circuit around the northern part of Brooklyn Heights, including a side trip into Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO, where I did a little last minute Christmas shopping. The photo above–more photos and text follow–is of a wreath on the red door at 33 […]
This morning I resumed my routine of taking a brisk walk along the Promenade, down Squibb Hill, around Pier 1, and back. I was anxious to see how this part of Brooklyn Bridge Park had weathered the hurricane. On the way in, I passed this blaze of fall foliage (click on image to enlarge). More […]
This afternoon your correspondent took a walk down to Pier 1, Brooklyn Heights Park, and was greeted by some scenes of early fall. Sumac leaves were turning red and yellow (photo). More photos and text after the jump.
Rehabilitation work on the Brooklyn Bridge necessitates closing the Manhattan bound lanes from 11:59 Friday to 6:00 a.m. Monday this (October 5-8) and next (October 12-15) weekend, according to information just received from Notify NYC. Traffic will be redirected to the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges and to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
On Friday morning I took a quick turn around Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, before heading to work. As I was lining up a shot of Mark di Suvero’s Yoga, a small branch with some dry leaves fell in front of me. I didn’t notice it until I downloaded the photo; it’s at the right […]
Barbara E. Bouchard passes under the Manhattan Bridge, as seen from Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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