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Chronicles: Wanna Buy a Bridge?

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  The Brooklyn Bridge by Frank Sinatra   The old joke, “If you believe that, I’ve got a bridge to sell ya” has been around nearly as long as the Brooklyn Bridge itself, when early 19th century con-men George C. Parker and William McCloundy allegedly, successfully perpetrated this scam on unwitting tourists. The jab is a reminder of the lasting ... Read More »

A ‘Working Girl’ Weekend

Lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge at Night

What better way to celebrate Labor Day than with ‘Working Girl,’ the story of a Staten Island secretary who sticks it to the man and makes it big on Wall Street. Tess (Melanie Griffith) is a secretary with big dreams and no way to make them come true, until her demanding, demeaning and downright nasty boss (Sigourney Weaver) breaks her ... Read More »

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