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January 23rd In NYC History

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1867...The East River freezes solid, disrupting ferry service and forcing New Yorkers to cross the river by foot. Three months later, the state approves the construction of a bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn – and in 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge opens. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP