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Manhattan Bridge

  1. tribes
    A Sunny Saturday at Brooklyn’s Most Instagrammable IntersectionTaking stock of the photogenic scene at the corner of Washington and Water Streets.
  2. Vladimir Putin Briefly Took Over the Manhattan Bridge TodayA banner bearing the Russian president’s face was unfurled around 2 p.m.
  3. properties
    The Strangest, and Loveliest, Views in New YorkThat are not necessarily on the 90th floor: gravestones, a trio of camels, and Meg Ryan.
  4. protests
    Protesters Fly Giant Palestinian Flag Off Manhattan Bridge There isn’t much of a mystery this time.
  5. sad things
    NYPD Evicts Homeless Man Living in the Manhattan BridgeThough they’ve also promised to help him.
  6. homelessness
    People Are Literally Living Down Under the Manhattan Bridge OverpassThe sad story gives DUMBO a whole new meaning.
  7. bridges
    Manhattan Bridge Is the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of New York’s Great SpansWay harsh, ‘Times.’
  8. Endangered
    Cheyenne Is Again in Jeopardy As Red Hook Deal Falls ThroughThe historic diner won’t fit across the Manhattan Bridge.
  9. neighborhood watch
    Is There a Park Slope in Baghdad?Dumbo: Last night was the first night that passersby could see Adriana Varella’s giant Applied Kinetics projection installation at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge. There are no pictures yet, so go tonight and see it yourself. [DumboNYC] East Village: A funny guerilla-marketing tactic for a Black Lips show has finally made our favorite advertising blogger smile! With black lips! [Copyranter] Park Slope: After a kind of annoying string of posts on a couple of real-estate blogs about what neighborhoods are the “Park Slope”s of other cities, this blog just gets right down to business: What is the Park Slope of Iraq? [Gowanus Lounge]
  10. photo op
    Rain And then more rain tonight. And then cloudy tomorrow. And then perhaps the worst part: Rainy and hot on Friday. Feh.
  11. the morning line
    Forget It, Jake • Chinatown business owners are beefing with Hollywood crews that have flooded the neighborhood, with 25 film permits issued over the last twelve months. City Hall says it’s the neighborhood’s fault for being so damn photogenic. [amNY] • In one of the strangest street attacks in recent memory, a pedestrian was stabbed by a passing bicyclist last night on West End and 63rd. The assault appears completely random. Perhaps citywide bike lanes are a good idea after all. [NYDN] • Local news predicts an unrelieved Manhattan Bridge traffic nightmare for the next year while the lower level is closed for a spruce-up. Daily Intel’s AccuChopper 20,000 predicts the same nightmare for the twenty years following the Atlantic Yards groundbreaking. [WNBC] • Mets tie series, prompt the following tortured sports-pun headline of the day: NOW BATS MORE LIKE IT. [NYP, natch] • Finally, some club called Country Bluegrass Blues and Other Music for Uplifting Gormandizers went out of business — with a name like that, what could be the problem? — hopefully stemming the steady flow of elegiac human-interest features. [VV, NYT]