Brooklyn Bridge crosses the East River, it’s a New York City symbol and also marked a milestone in history for using steel for the first time in this type of construction. Currently, it has two levels, the lower level has three lanes for each direction where the cars go, and the upper level is used by bicycles and pedestrians. The bridge walkway starts at the intersection of Tillary Street and Boerum Place. This entry is what you see from a car across the bridge, the second way to get to the pedestrian walkway is accessed by an underpass on Washington Street, it is two blocks from Front Street in DUMBO when you finish crossing, you will find many places with food and drinks. The bridge has become an image of popular culture in various forms, from cartoons to movies and television. It appears in several films, including “Tarzan in New York", “Fever of Saturday night” where John Travolta acts, also in" Sophie's Choice", “Godzilla “, " Deep Impact ", among others.
Location: Brooklyn, bordering Greenpoint, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick.
Directions: by bike, car or on foot just cross the Williamsburg Bridge.
Bus: B24, B44, B46, Q54 and B60
L Line Metro Station Bedford Ave.
Williamsburg is a neighborhood that concentrates the bohemian life in New York, the main streets are lined with shops, markets, cafes and bars, it’s a youthful neighborhood, with lots of art and music, crafts and good nightlife; in summer there are free nice concerts to spend a few hours there. What's interesting is the breathtaking view of Manhattan from East River Park, the train stops right in the center of everything. Williamsburg connects to the Lower East Side of Manhattan through the Williamsburg Bridge, a metal structure having bike lanes and pedestrians. For music lovers there are many places where alternative bands play, and whether before or after the concert you want to enjoy a meal, you can always stop for a meal at one of its restaurants; Times Square is 25 minutes far away, taxis are reliable, affordable, in ten minutes for less than $15 it placed in Manhattan. Saturday: fair food and agricultural products. on Sundays: flea markets 10 pm to 5 pm from April to November.
Do not forget to visit Brooklyn Brewery (79 N 11th Street). A brewery with Saturday tours, always ready to offer their products at a local convenient, plus beers. Along Bedford Ave, there are several wine shops, it’s a good opportunity to taste wines from California and compare.
Moviegoers also have their share in Williamsburg, because in its park during the summer, Summer Screen takes place on the outdoor movie festival
A few streets further north you will find the McCarren Park, where you can enjoy a swim in the super pool or skate in the new ice rink in winter.
As well as the Brooklyn Bridge, the bridge of Manhattan is one of the most famous in New York and a symbol of the city, one of the best views of Manhattan with the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground, gets across the bridge from Manhattan. And it's better if you make it by bus, simply by the visual platform that allows if you go by bus. The bridge is pendant, crosses the East River that connects to the Lower Manhattan on Canal Street with Brooklyn in the extension of the Flatbush Avenue in Long Island. In the upper level, we can find: Three lanes - four tracks of Metro - a pedestrian sidewalk. A cycle track. The top level, was used for the trams; this has: two lanes in each direction and one direction at the lowest level. There are no charge tolls for the vehicles.
George Washington Bridge (GWB) connects the city of New York with the state of New Jersey across the Hudson River. It is the busiest bridge with vehicles in the world to be crossed by Interstate 95, a road that runs along the east coast of the United States from side to side, from the Canadian border to Miami, Florida. Designed by the architect Cass Gilbert and the engineer Othmar Ammann, the original project had its granite towers. Due to the decrease of funds caused by the Great Depression, they were forced to replace the granite for iron. Opened in 1931, after four years of construction, the George Washington Bridge is considered one of the jewels of modern American architecture. With its 1451 meters was between 1931 and 1937, the longest suspension bridge in the world, surpassed by the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
The Queensboro Bridge is the most western of the four bridges over the river which bears a number of state route, the NY 25 that finishes in the west end of the bridge. Often, a bridge is called as the 'Street Bridge 59' because its end in Manhattan is located between 59th Street and 60th Street. Originally baptized Blackwells Island Bridge, and created with the intent to link the neighborhood of Harlem in Manhattan with the railway line from Long Island, the colossal covered bridge of Queensboro is one of the greatest cantilever bridges in the history of the design of bridges in North America. The bridge offers spectacular views of downtown Manhattan, highlighting in the landscape and the Empire State Building, Chrysler building and the building of the United Nations. The bridge has been immortalized by numerous artists and musicians, including the popular song of Simon& Garfunkel "The 59th Street Bridge Song/Feelin Groovy."