Blowing up the Williamsburg Bridge and Other May Day Mayhem


Hooray, hooray, it’s the first of May! Today is a jumble of pagan spring rites, international workers’ rights, and now, Occupy Wall Street action. Here’s what’s up on the Twitters this May 1.

@gothamist From what I’ve gleaned from the trailers I’ve seen, The Dark Knight Rises is all about class struggle, and, ah, blowing up the Williamsburg Bridge.

@TheAtlanticWire has a guide to all the #occupy activity going on around New York today.

@FortGreeneAssn Several city council members, including, councilwoman Tish James, have filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for violating Occupy Wall Street protesters’ right to free speech.

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