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A young fellow from Chattanooga, Tennessee named David Karnauch posted a photo to Instagram on Sunday in which he’s standing on a railing in a restricted area of the Brooklyn Bridge, between the water and the roadway. He used a selfie stick to take the photo and his free hand made some sort of vague […]

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Around 400 people took to the streets on Tuesday afternoon, gathering in Union Square to protest police brutality at 2 PM. The group then splintered, with a large number marching through Lower Manhattan, past One Police Plaza, and onto the Brooklyn Bridge. At 4:15, the New York Times reports, some protesters on the bridge “broke […]

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America is tattered and torn: Our criminal justice system is totally fucked, Congress is basically anti-science and New York may be witnessing its coldest month on record. Okay, so one of those things is not like the other, but the point is this: Morale is so bad that even the flags are starting to show […]

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The Brooklyn Bridge Park is exactly where one would expect to get an extraordinary view of the world’s most famous suspension bridge but a new development has intruded and some say is violating an agreement that was specifically designed to protect the sites. Now community members want the upper portion of the building removed. Otis […]

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Twenty nine-year old Jarrod Shanahan has turned himself in to police for the assault of two officers on the Brooklyn Bridge, bringing the number of arrests for the incident up to five. Police say there are six suspects in total. The incident occurred on December 13, when a group of protesters — separated from the […]

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Yonathan Souid, a tourist from France who was caught climbing the Brooklyn Bridge last month, has been sentenced to 240 hours of community service. Specifically, he’ll have to spend that time cleaning the Manhattan Detention Center. Souid said he climbed the bridge because of his passion for photography. When cops first arrested him he claimed to be […]

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The Russian tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge in August got off pretty easy, considering that this sort of stunt could soon be a federal crime. While on vacation in New York, Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old ad agency manager from Moscow, scaled the historic span’s 276-foot tower and took #selfies and #shoeselfies, as well as #videos […]

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New York Senator Chuck Schumer wants to make tresspassing on national monuments or “critical infrastructure,” a federal crime punishable with up to five years in prison. Following high-profile incidents in which harmless teens and urban explorers have placed white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge or taken photos of themselves on top of 1 WTC, the senior […]

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After the recent successful trespassing feats by people who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge and the tabloid panic that ensued, the NYPD is looking to improve the barriers to out-of-bounds areas of the structure. Cops will work with transportation officials to reinforce gates to the bridges cables, which urban explorers can use to scale to the top. The police will also be […]

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UPDATE: Yaroslav Kolchin is being held on $5,000 bail and is facing charges of reckless endangerment and trespassing.  After two German artists replaced the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge earlier in the summer, undetected by the police, the NYPD have finally caught someone trespassing on the historic bridge. According to the AP, 24-year-old Yaroslav Kolchin was spotted scaling […]

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