Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn Bridge’

Edward I. Koch: ‘I Don’t Do Cinematography’

Written by Tom Allon on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

If Martians landed on our planet and demanded I teach them what a New Yorker is, I’d go no further than show them the hours and hours of videotape of Edward I. Koch jousting at press conferences in the 1980s and defiantly marching across the Brooklyn Bridge during the 1980 transit strike and his more [&hellip
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New York’s Most Dangerous Bridges

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Despite mandates, Comptroller Liu says DOT is slow to respond   Don’t forget your swimmies. Comptroller John C. Liu said yesterday that after a 2009-10 city audit on the safety of its bridges, the Department of Transportation still has yet to make some obligatory repairs. And considering bridges can already be somewhat eerie, that’s a [&hellip
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INVESTIGATION INTO NYPD CONDUCT WITH OCCUPY WALL STREET

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

NADLER CALLS FOR FULL INVESTIGATION OF NYPD CONDUCT ON OWS   Jerrold Nadler, congressman and Occupy Wall Street supporter, is asking for a full investigation of law enforcements conduct toward peaceful protestors and media persons at Zuccotti Park and the Brooklyn Bridge march.  In a letter to the Attorney General, Nadler insists that on several [&hellip
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The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

Compiled by Rebecca Chapman Aug. 23: ANONYMOUS, the hacker organization, endorses #occupywallstreet with a video promoting the upcoming Sept. 17 occupation. Until now, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement was merely talk initiated by Adbusters, an anti-consumerist, not-for-profit organization out of Canada. Sept. 17:  Zuccotti Park, formerly referred to as Liberty Plaza Park, is “liberated” [&hellip
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American Autumn
, Part 2: Fritz Tucker’s Take on Occupy Wall Street

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

For the timeline, please go to The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street A participant’s critique of Occupy Wall Street on Day 2 By Fritz Tucker New York City’s Financial District, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, has witnessed a more harmonious set of transactions since Sept. 17. Thousands of people have come together [&hellip
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