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nAz
05-23-2003, 01:20 PM
Brooklyn Top of the Food Chain! (http://brooklyn-usa.org/brooklynbridge.htm)


Overview

The Brooklyn Bridge to the World Celebration is being planned by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in honor of the 120th birthday of the Brooklyn Bridge. The Celebration will feature special events and activities for tourists, borough neighbors and Brooklynites, one and all. Between the special Celebration events and all of Brooklyn?s cultural and recreational attractions, it will offer something for everyone. A calendar of activities at Brooklyn cultural organizations, Parks, and amusement parks across the borough, The Best of Brooklyn Summer Fun 2003, will be available at the Celebration. The day starts in Manhattan with the BIG Crossing and ends in Brooklyn with a grand finale in the Empire Fulton Ferry State Park.

The BIG Crossing ? Manhattan to Brooklyn - STARTS at CITY HALL PARK - Cross the world famous Brooklyn Bridge and finish at Cadman Plaza Park where we?ll treat you to FREE food and live entertainment. ? 8:00am bicyclists cross ? 9:00am runners cross ? 10:00am walk across. FREE t-shirts to the first 100 registered in each group! (Walkers should please arrive by 9:30am! Feel free to wear your favorite Brooklyn
t-shirt or costume!)

Tom_In_Cincy
05-23-2003, 01:41 PM
Is it still for sale?

Rod
05-23-2003, 01:58 PM
I can't make it this year.

Wally_in_Cincy
05-24-2003, 07:58 AM
http://www.cincinnati-transit.net/suspension1.jpg

The John Roebling Suspension bridge in Cincinnati was the prototype for the Brooklyn Bridge.

HTH

Wally~~bridging the gap between genius and insanity