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MTA Fare Hike Goes Into Effect Sunday – Bridge And Tunnel...

Both straphangers and motorists will dole out more at the farebox and toll both when the latest MTA hikes go into effect this Sunday, March 19. MetroCard...

Watch Breathtaking Video Of Humpback Whale Near Verrazano Bridge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Maxml2Dn-U0&sns=fb A video of a humpback whale frolicking in Gravesend Bay near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has been floating around Youtube this summer. Ten seconds into the footage, the...

Petition Aims To Reclaim Missing Z In Verrazano-Narrow Bridge

When did we drop the Z in Verrazano-Narrows Bridge? As reported in our fact sheet about the Brooklyn-Staten Island connector, the 52-year-old bridge was named...

Once Upon A Time, Brooklyn College Almost Ended Up In Bensonhurst

With its sprawling ocean views, the green hills of Staten Island in the distance -- the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in its future -- the shores...

Neighbor Luis Munoz, 52, Opens Up About Running His First NYC...

On November 1, over 50,000 runners from around the globe will participate the TCS New York City Marathon, the largest race in the world. Some...

MTA Tries Adding Bike Racks To Fronts Of Verrazano-Routed Buses

Two buses with routes connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island will soon get some shiny new bike racks. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced that, starting...

Traffic Alert: MTA Opens New Belt Parkway Ramp To Verazzano-Narrows Bridge

The MTA opened a new ramp connecting the Belt Parkway to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge today -- which now requires Staten Island-bound motorists to use the highway's...

Brooklyn Staycation: A Day In Bensonhurst

Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving...

Adorable Baby Falcons Hatched And Banded Atop The Verrazano Bridge [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBpHPPjHVVg Two Southern Brooklyn bridges are home to some furry new faces this spring. Clutches of peregrine falcon chicks were banded last week atop the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the Marine...

Photo Of The Day: Sunset Run

A photo posted by Sergio Costa ♏️☀✈️ (@sergiocostaphotography) on May 2, 2015 at 5:58pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js A spectacular view of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Take any photos in...

Following Verrazano Police Chase, Golden Demands Harsher Penalties For Fugitives

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/portableplayer/?cmsID=293900681&videoID=pHsT295L26fw&origin=nbcnewyork.com&sec=news&subsec=local&width=600&height=360 In light of this week's high-speed police chase across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Senator Marty Golden has proposed a new law that would increase in the penalty for unlawfully fleeing from...

Ahead Of MTA Hikes, Local Pols Renew Calls For “Fair” Verrazano...

With MTA toll and fare increases set to go into effect in March, local politicians gathered in front of the Verrazano-Narrow Bridge Friday to renew their calls...

Thursday: Speak Out Against The MTA’s Metro & Verrazano Bridge Fare...

Photo via Ged Carroll As we reported last month, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) plans to raise the cost of unlimited MetroCards by 4% over...

Brooklyn Flag Project Finalists Represent Green-Wood Cemetery, Bay Ridge, Fort Greene...

Brooklyn Based just announced the eight finalists for its Brooklyn Flag Project, with the talented winners depicting a wide swath of our borough - including Green-Wood...

Pols In Brooklyn And Staten Island Boycott MTA’s Verrazano Bridge Celebration

Several elected officials from both sides of the bridge say they are boycotting today's 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, due to the MTA's proposed...