Nabe News: May 24

Posted on: May 24th, 2010 at 2:11 pm by

Pirates of the East Village, Brooklyn Bridge anniversary, and pigeon flying, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

There is a rooftop “pigeon flying” operation at the corner of Attorney and Delancey.  Two men have a coop of domesticated pigeons which respond to flag movements by a trainer.  Cool stuff! [Scouting NY]

The Lost finale created a mob scene outside Professor Thom’s on Second Avenue last night [Eater]

A pirate flag is currently affixed to the roof of the Tompkins Square Plaza [EV Grieve]

Analyzing years of obedience to Shepard Fairey [Flaming Pablum]

Today marks the 127th anniversary of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge.  Its opening in 1883 was celebrated with a “grand display of fireworks and illuminations.” [Ephemeral NY]

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