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The Brooklyn Bridge walkway and bike path is almost completely empty on the Brooklyn side a little after noon on March 24, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

The tourists are gone from the Brooklyn Bridge. I miss them.

March 26 | Scott Enman

Each and every day, I escape the confines of my writing space to run. It feels slightly taboo, self-indulgent perhaps, but necessary. The fresh air, exercise and endorphins are the only things keeping me sane at this point. I pass my cat snuggled in the corner, the unwashed coffee mugs accumulated by the sink, the […]

A sign at Brooklyn Bridge Park warns that team sports and close contact in parks is forbidden during the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday if people can’t keep at least six feet apart, he might move to shut down playgrounds. Photo: Mary Frost/ Brooklyn Eagle

De Blasio warns city may shut playgrounds as coronavirus numbers spike

March 25 | Mary Frost

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he is giving New York City residents until Saturday evening to abide by novel coronavirus social distancing rules in parks and playgrounds. If people don’t keep at least six feet from each other while getting fresh air and exercise, the city may shut the playgrounds, de Blasio said at a […]

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