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The headline really says it all, but let’s elaborate, because this is amazing: A drunk dude in a taco suit rode a skateboard off the Williamsburg Bridge’s pedestrian ramp and crashed into a car. Ben Wilkes, a production manager at Baby’s All Right, recorded the incident on video and told ANIMAL that both the car […]

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The MTA and NYPD will be fast-tracking new security measures on the city’s bridges, CBS reported Thursday, thanks to ANIMAL’s photos of the Triborough Bridge. Authorities have been on alert over illicit bridge-climbing since last summer, when some artists climbed the Brooklyn Bridge and swapped the American flag at the top for a white one, […]

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On Monday, ANIMAL published a firsthand account of what it’s like to climb the Williamsburg Bridge, a risky but age-old tradition that New Yorkers have been partaking in since the before the structure was officially opened. In present day, urban explorers and some adventurous tourists caught scaling bridges face trespassing charges. If caught over a […]

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You would think that when you’re sitting on top of the Williamsburg Bridge, looking down at the lights of New York City, the view of the skyline is overwhelming. And it is, but when I was up there, I was far more taken by the enormity of the century-old bulk I had just climbed. I […]

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Climbing the Brooklyn Bridge for a hot photo op has become the tourist activity of choice lately. This Sunday, 23-year-old Jonathon Souid became the latest thrill-seeker to scale the iconic structure in a matter of months. He was caught in the act by the NYPD and taken to the 84th precinct in Downtown Brooklyn to be […]

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Wobbling over the Williamsburg Bridge on a misaligned bike wheel earlier today, I ran into Michael — a bike mechanic who set up his DIY shop in the middle of the bridge where the bike lane crosses the pedestrian path. I haven’t had the time or the funds to stop by a bike shop since getting hit […]

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Hot Tea strikes again! The Minneapolis native took over the pedestrian pathway of the Williamsburg Bridge and strung colorful yarn from one side of the fence to another, about ten feet above the ground. Tall bikes watch out! You really, really shouldn’t be riding in the pedestrian path anyway, lest you want to get beheaded by a […]

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This evening, there was a major traffic accident on the Williamsburg Bridge. Actor, stuntman, and all around camera operator Dean Neistat witnessed it and managed to capture the shots of the aftermath. “I saw this car crash on the Williamsburg Bridge tonight,” he tells ANIMAL. Three cars were involved and according to him, “one flipped over,” but […]

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Check out Jeff Cross’s time lapse of the exit off the Williamsburg Bridge on Delancey. Set to the frantic “Submediterranean Woofer” by Aketerak, the film reinforces the city’s reputation for being fast-paced and maybe even a little manic. The real gems of the video, though, are the moments where you can see the shadows of […]

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Back in July, acrobat and aerial silk artist Seanna Sharpe climbed way up on the Williamsburg Bridge and performed a death-defying act to delight of the curious crowds who gathered below. […]

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