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25 Things You May Not Have Known About The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Opened on November 21, 1964, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, so we're honoring the occasion by looking at some of...

25 Things You May Not Have Known About The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Opened on November 21, 1964, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, so we're honoring the occasion by looking at some of...

Everything You Need To Know About The MTA’s Proposed Fare &...

Once again, the MTA has announced plans to raise fares and tolls – this time by 2 percent a year for the next two years. The 30-day...

The Verrazano Is Turning 50! Here Are Three Ways To Celebrate

I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 on Friday, and there are anniversary parties happening all over...

Watch The MTA’s Hypnotic Video Of The Verrazano Bridge During The...

Every year since 1976, the iconic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has been the starting point for the New York City Marathon, which attracts runners from all over...

Street Closures & Security Considerations For The 2014 TCS New York...

This Sunday, November 2 is the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon--and whether you're planning to go out and cheer or steer clear of...

Street Closures & Security Considerations For The 2014 TCS New York...

This Sunday, November 2 is the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon--and whether you're planning to go out and cheer or steer clear of...

From The Inbox: “It’s About Time” For Verrazano Pedestrian Path –...

A reader sent us the following letter to the editor, making a case for a pedestrian and bike path spanning the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and...

Gentile Wants Toll Suspended For Verrazano’s 50th Anniversary, MTA Says “Psha”

Councilman Vincent Gentile requested this week that the MTA drop the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge's $15 toll on the 50th anniversary of the span's dedication. The pol asked...

Police Get Additional Training To Handle Bridge Suicides

Following another spate of suicides off of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and other metro-area spans, the New York Police Department is training a larger batch...

Cops: Man Stabs Wife, Takes Fatal Plunge From Verrazano Bridge

A Staten Island man stabbed his wife before driving to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, abandoning his car and taking a fatal plunge on Sunday, say police. Cops...

Carjacking Suspect Tyrell Brown Apprehended, Faces Murder Charge

After a two-day manhunt, cops nabbed Tyrell Brown on Tuesday, the suspect in a carjacking that later led to a police chase and shots...

Authorities Offer $12,000 Reward For Robbery Suspect Who Evaded Cops On...

Crime Stoppers and the New York City Police Department are now offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Tyrell...

Officers Open Fire On Armed Carjacking Suspect Crossing Verrazano Bridge

Police are hunting for Tyree Brown, 25, the suspect in a carjacking believed to be the person MTA Bridge and Tunnel Authority Police fired...

Verrazano Bridge Workers Save Stranded Falcon Chick

Two MTA Bridges and Tunnels workers rescued a one-month-old peregrine falcon from danger after it landed on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge's roadway and couldn't take flight. Here's the story, via...