Nabe News: May 24
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]