Queensboro Bridge

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a cantilever bridge across the East River between Manhattan and Queens

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The first team leads the tour through Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens as far as the Astoria Park mid-point rest stop, while the second starts off a few minutes before 8:00, rides directly to the 59th Street Bridge, and then on to Astoria Park.
Pop posers: 1 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy); 2 Footloose; 3 Nick Heywood; 4 Fantastic Day; 5 1969; 6 Alanis Morisette; 7 Move; 8 Ned's Atomic Dustbin; 9 Come As You Are; 10 Offspring.
The performance that followed, "Homage to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart," included an operatic rendition of a refrain from the Simon and Garfunkel song "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feeling Groovy).
A cardiology fellow who worked in our hospital walked 8 miles in the dark of night from Queens, across the 59th Street Bridge, to see what help was needed.
I knew there was no other way to get home so I began walking and on 59th Street bridge someone stopped and gave me a lift," he said.
Indeed, the made-for-the-times lyrics, "Blue sky, sunshine/What a day for takin' a walk in the park", fell not far from those of "Good Day Sunshine" and "The 59th Street Bridge Song".
He said it looked as if the plane had crashed near the area's 59th Street Bridge.
By the time I got to the 59th street bridge there were thousands and thousands of people streaming across trying to get back to Queens," he said.
Long Island City, around the base of the 59th Street Bridge," says one trench-coated aficionado, who prefers to remain anonymous.
A&P has put its New York City Food Emporiums in some rather unconventional spaces, including underneath the 59th Street Bridge and in the basement of a luxury apartment tower owned by developer Donald Trump.
In addition to logging time as guitarist with the all-girl pop garage group the Pandoras, Hyatt spun her cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" into a club hit in 1993.
The opening of The Terence Conran Shop this month, under New York's 59th Street Bridge, marks a return of the Conran name to the United States after a five-year hiatus.
Simon's 59th Street Bridge Song also gets an energetic airing, while Woodley takes over lead vocals on Angeline Is Always Friday, a co-credit with Tom Paxton.
From different offices throughout the space, one can see over the 59th Street Bridge, down Lexington Avenue for miles (the Chrysler Building is in plain view), up Park Avenue, and even a small glimpse of Central Park.
Pam Blessinger spoke as president of the residents' association of New York's Roosevelt Island, which is in the East River in a spot usually described as under the shadow of the 59th Street Bridge.