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Stability Issues at 6 Avenue B Result in Crumbling ‘Parapet Wall’

Posted December 3, 2014 at 5:33 am

We came across this crime scene tape yesterday evening outside the long-vacant, mysterious 6 Avenue B. It was around 6pm and a host of first responders were parked curbside and inside the tenement itself. Littering the wet pavement were small collections of debris that had fallen from above. The building is crumbling, it seems. According […]

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Manhattan Bridge Sway

Posted July 27, 2009 at 8:12 am

Crossing the Manhattan Bridge is always somewhat frightening, and this brilliant time-lapse video does not help allay our fears.  Remind us never to cross, by rail or road. This Manhattan Bridge video is eerily reminiscent of the notorious collapse of Tacoma Narrows Bridge on November 7, 1940.  Consider yourselves warned.