Spotted on the Brooklyn Bridge this morning. Even our tourists are tough as nails. (Girl in the purple sweatshirt: “NYC, go hard or go home!”)
An NYPD officer stands by a line of “Interceptor II” vehicles on the Brooklyn side of the Brooklyn Bridge, July 6, 2012. —A.P.
Seen on the Brooklyn Bridge this morning: It seems a snacking falcon or hawk dropped this wing (possibly from a Northern Flicker?) which then became wedged in the wooden walkway.
A look at various landmarks around the world observing Earth Hour on March 31, 2012. [REUTERS/Allison Joyce,Kacper Pempel and Kham]
PHOTOS: Earth Hour around the world
Kudos to the Brooklyn Bridge. —A.P.
A uniformed police officer monitors traffic at the Brooklyn entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge Friday morning. Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked New Yorkers to be vigilant but go about their business Friday despite a credible but unconfirmed terror threat to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks involving New York or Washington.
Today on WNYC:
The city has cleared the way to move forward with the construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. (Marine life there apparently boasts the lined seahorse, a species of extraordinary reproductive biology.)
At 12 pm on The Leonard Lopate Show: Guest host Julie Burstein talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick about an al Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA.
On Soundcheck at 2 pm: Roller disco.
If you are coming down through the narrows of the river Kiang,
Please let me know beforehand,
And I will come out to meet you
As far as Cho-fu-Sa.
— excerpt from Ezra Pound’s translation of Li Po’s “The River-Merchant’s Wife” -A.P.