French Tourist Facing Jail Time for Bridge Climbing Attempt

Nov 23, 14 French Tourist Facing Jail Time for Bridge Climbing Attempt

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After two embarrassing breaches of security for the NYPD, a third incident of a man attempting to climb the Brooklyn Bridge has propelled the police into action, taking the man into custody and threatening him with harsh punishment. French tourist and amateur photographer Yonathan Souid, 23, was in New York for a four day visit...

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American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

Nov 17, 14 American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

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tsaiproject tsaiproject The British are coming…to Brooklyn next month. For the first time as a royal couple, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine (née Kate Middleton) will be visiting New York City. During their three-day visit on December 7-9 they are planning to catch a basketball game at Barclay’s Center, while...

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Cargo Ship Hits Brooklyn Bridge

Nov 09, 14 Cargo Ship Hits Brooklyn Bridge

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A cargo ship heading south along the East River struck the underside of the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday night, said the Coast Guard. Ali Flockerzi, spokeswoman for the Coast Guard, said that the “Rainbow Quest” left the Brooklyn Navy Yard at about 10:30pm, heading out to sea. At about 11:00pm the mast of the ship struck the bottom of...

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Upcoming: 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum

Oct 23, 14 Upcoming: 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum

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Next month, on November 12th, the 15th Annual Ship Finance Forum will take place at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Entitled “Riding the Wave: Institutional Capital for Shipping,” the corporate sponsors include a vast array of impressive names from ReedSmith and Jefferies to Pareto Securities, Evercore and Holland & Knight....

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Selfie Self-Incriminates Tourist Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge

Oct 19, 14 Selfie Self-Incriminates Tourist Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge

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Tourists no longer need to actually purchase the Brooklyn Bridge in order to make it their own: all they need to do is climb it and take some amazing selfies atop the historic New York icon. Take for example Yaroslav Kolchin, the 24-year-old Russian tourist who climbed the bridge one beautiful sunny day last summer and took a few... starbuck coffee | car insurance quotes | free skype download

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Postal Worker Arrested for Hoarding Mail

Sep 28, 14 Postal Worker Arrested for Hoarding Mail

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Instead of delivering his mail, 67-year-old mailman Joseph Brucato has been keeping it hidden; in his car, home and locker. After arresting Brucato on Wednesday investigators uncovered approximately 40,000 pieces of First Class, priority and regular mail, weighing in at over a ton, about 2,500 pounds, according to the formal...

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