| Mar 22, 2010
| 5:28 AM
After 25 years of planning and delays, the Brooklyn Bridge Park is finally set for its grand opening at Pier 1 Monday morning.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be joined by Gov. David A. Paterson, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and other...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 8:43 AM
Singer Johnny Maestro, who performed the 1958 doo-wop hit "16 Candles" with The Crests and enjoyed a decades-long career with The Brooklyn Bridge, has died of cancer. He was 70.
Les Cauchi, a friend and original Brooklyn Bridge member, said Maestro --...
| Mar 26, 2010
'16 Candles' singer with the Crests
Johnny Maestro, 70, a singer who performed the 1958 doo-wop hit “16 Candles” with the Crests and enjoyed a decades-long career with the Brooklyn Bridge, died of cancer Wednesday in Florida,...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 7:31 PM
With Wednesday's midnight impending strike deadline, building owners and union leaders remained miles apart on a deal to keep 30,000 doormen from walking off the job.
Negotiations inside the Midtown Sheraton Hotel were hung up on a host of issues...
| May 4, 2010
| 3:07 AM
Another failed terrorist plot. Another mass sigh of relief.
The Times Square car bombing attempt last weekend was just the latest in a long list of schemes that for nearly two decades have placed New York City squarely at the center of a sinister bull's-...
| May 5, 2010
| 5:59 PM
Saturday's foiled Times Square car bomb was just the latest plot busted up in the nick of time by the NYPD.
At a recent news conference in Washington, DC, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly called the Times Square attempt, the 11th thwarted...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 4:41 AM
The Brooklyn Bridge has been through a lot in its 127 years, and now the New York icon needs a facelift.
The famous 1.1-mile suspension bridge is getting a $500 million makeover, a project that includes a complete repainting and the repair of elements...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 5:08 PM
New Yorkers young and old, now have another place to play.
Mayor Bloomberg and other dignitaries were on hand for the ribbon cutting when the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge park at Pier Six opened.
Families flocked to the park today to take advantage...
| Jun 10, 2010
Banks are rightly taking a lot of heat for their part in our economy's dismal state. So when a positive bank story surfaces, it deserves to be told. And by a remarkable coincidence, we have one right here in Newport Beach.
This positive bank story...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 3:52 PM
About 1,000 New York City high school students chanted "This is what democracy looks like!" and waved homemade signs and banners Friday as they marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to protest a plan to eliminate their free transit passes.