German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

Aug 17, 14 German Artists Confess to ‘White Flag’ Caper

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A pair of German artists, Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke claim that they are the masterminds behind the placement of bleached-white American flags atop the two towers of the Brooklyn Bridge. They say they did it to honor the German designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, John Roebling, who died on July 22, 1869, the same day as the...

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Brooklyn Bridge Flags Stolen: Replaced with White Flags in Mysterious Bold Incident

Jul 29, 14 Brooklyn Bridge Flags Stolen: Replaced with White Flags in Mysterious Bold Incident

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Once again the security of the Brooklyn Bridge has been compromised. In what is the second incident of its kind, and according to police one of the most stunning security breaches in New York’s history, vandals somehow managed to climb both towers of the bride, remove the American flags that were flying there, and replace them with...

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Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

Jul 07, 14 Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

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In an effort to reduce the shocking surge in shootings in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will be taking many of his officers off their desk jobs and re-deploying them in the most violent precincts. According to an internal police memo dated June 30 Bratton outlined a plan called “Summer All Out.” An...

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Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

Jun 01, 14 Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

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New York City Department of Transportation officials are asking tourists and natives to refrain from marking their undying love with so-called ‘love locks’ due to the damage they cause to the structure. The custom for couples to memorialize their loving relationships originated in Italy several decades ago, and then spread to...

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Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

May 25, 14 Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

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Four Emergency Services Unit detectives climbed 20 feet above the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge on Thursday to rescue a man who was threatening to jump off. Detectives James Coll, Sean Mulcahy, Michael Cook and Kimberly Zarrilli donned harnesses and then shimmied up to where a man was perched on the south side of the Brooklyn end... starbuck coffee | car insurance quotes | clash of clans hack | achat cialis belgique

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Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

May 11, 14 Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

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Sponsored by Councilmember Brad Lander and other elected officials including Laurie Cumbo, Steven Levin, and Carlos Menchaca, the seventh installment of the “Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools” took place this past Saturday, raising much needed funds for Brooklyn public schools. Last year the event raised $10,000, which was...

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