Let’s Cross the Brooklyn Bridge, Shall We?

by Tony Shea on July 8, 2014

in New York, PICTURES, SHALL WE?, TRAVEL

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Since I’m new to New York, I’m going to do every single touristy thing I can think of, no matter what my rough and tough native New Yorker friends say. A week or so back I had the opportunity, yes that’s right you hardened locals, the opportunity, to stroll across one of the most iconic bridges in the world, on my way to meet up with some friends in Brooklyn Heights. Even though these same friends scoffed and said that the only reason they would walk across the Brooklyn Bridge was if they wanted to be bumped into by a thousand tourists (I was and I loved it!), I took the subway from Grand Central Station down to the Brooklyn Bridge then proceeded to walk across its slightly less than a half mile stretch overlooking the East River, taking in its fantastic views, pausing for a moment to first take a selfie, before winding up on my friend’s rooftop. It was fun. You should do it if you have the chance. Next up I’ll be going to the Bronx Zoo! GALLERY FOLLOWS BELOW.

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Tony Shea ( Editor-in-Chief, New York)

Tony Shea is based in New York, having recently moved from Los Angeles after more than a decade on the sunny coast. His short films have won numerous awards and screened at major festivals around the world including Comic-Con. As a musician, he is the lead singer for Los Angeles rock n’ roll band Candygram For Mongo (C4M) candygramformongo.com who has been a featured artist on Clear Channel Radio’s Discover New Music Program and whose songs have been heard on Battlestar Gallactica (Syfy Channel) and Unhitched (Fox) among other shows and films.

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