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Ocean Avenue Footbridge Now Closed Following Weather-Related Delays
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Ocean Avenue Footbridge Now Closed Following Weather-Related Delays

The Ocean Avenue footbridge [/tag/ocean-ave-footbridge/] connecting Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach closed this morning, kicking off a two-and-a-half month process to rid the structure of shipworms [/sheepshead-bay-foot-bridge-close-2-5-months-fight-worm-infestation/]. The bridge was originally slated to close at the beginning of March, but foul weather caused delays until today. The Department of

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Carjacking Suspect Tyrell Brown Apprehended, Faces Murder Charge

Brown (DCPI)After a two-day manhunt [/authorities-offer-12000-reward-robbery-suspect-evaded-cops-verrazano-bridge/], cops nabbed Tyrell Brown on Tuesday, the suspect in a carjacking that later led to a police chase and shots fired by officers on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [/officers-open-fire-carjacking-suspect-crossing-verrazano-bridge/]. Brown, 25, of Staten Island was arrested while donning a women’s wig to disguise

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Economist Weighs In On Chinese Steel Controversy, Saying There’s Precedent For Collapse

Source: atomische via flickr.comThe New York Times published an editorial [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/05/opinion/the-price-of-made-in-china.html] by economist Peter Navarro that admonishes the MTA for using Chinese steel products in a key portion of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [/mta-pushing-ahead-with-plan-to-use-chinese-steel-on-verrazano-deck-project/] restoration project. Navarro, who is a professor

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Photo: Travel Back In Time And Witness The Verrazano Bridge Getting Built

Source: cheetahlip via redditLately we’ve been featuring some stunning photography [/ten-stunning-views-of-the-verrazano-bridge/] of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [/in-focus-another-beautiful-verrazano-bridge-photo/], but the one we stumbled across today might be my favorite thus far. Cheetahlip posted this shot of the bridge on the social media sharing site Reddit [http://www.reddit.com/r/nyc/

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