January 11, 2017

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_The Brooklyn Bridge is an icon of New York. This suspension bridge was built between 1869 and 1883 to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn.

BROOKLYN BRIDGE(Pronunciation: BRÚ-klin BRÍ-dj)

BROOKLYN BRIDGE
(Pronunciation: BRÚ-klin BRÍ-dj)

_Around 10,000 pedestrians and 3,500 bikers cross the bridge every day.

PEDESTRIANS and BIKERS(Pronunciation: pe-DÉS-tri-ãns and BÁI-kêrs)

PEDESTRIANS and BIKERS
(Pronunciation: pe-DÉS-tri-ãns and BÁI-kêrs)

_It’s very long – 1,8 km. But the suspension system is fantastic, and from the bridge you can se the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, the East River and Manhattan Bridge.

SUSPENSION SYSTEM(Pronunciation: sus-PÊN-xãn and SÍS-tem)

SUSPENSION SYSTEM
(Pronunciation: sus-PÊN-xãn SÍS-tem)

_Go downstairs and you will see the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park near the bridge.

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_It’s a great place to play music, meet friends, ride the carousel and see Manhattan across from the river.

CAROUSEL(Pronunciation: KÉ-ro-ssél)

CAROUSEL
(Pronunciation: -ro-ssél)

_At night the view from the park – and from the bridge – is magical: Manhattan lights up. So, remember to take pictures at night, too!

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Next Friday we will visit DUMBO, the area between Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge: remember to access!

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IMAGE COURTESY:

- https://a2.muscache.com/locations/uploads/photo/image/387/0_4200_0_2800_one_brooklyn-bridge-sunset-jbk022.jpg
- http://cdn.pcwallart.com/images/brooklyn-bridge-sunset-wallpaper-wallpaper-1.jpg
- http://sammyandthecity.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Brooklyn-Bridge-Park-Conservancy-1-614x461.jpg
- https://palousetoport.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/new-york-round-2-191-walking-on-the-brooklyn-bridge.jpg

IMAGE COURTESY: IMAGENS INTERNAS AO POST:
brooklyn bridge + boat:
https://blankslatepages.s3.amazonaws.com/563380bcb4f2f-bbp.jpg
bikers, suspension system, girl in the park, carousel:
http://dicasnovayork.com.br/travessia-da-brooklyn-bridge/
brooklyn bridge at night:
- https://www.asliceofbrooklyn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/brooklyn-bridge-at-night-high-definition-wallpaper-desktop-background-download-photos.jpg

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