Gallery: Mayor Bloomberg Opens Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5

Mayor Bloomberg and several other city officials kicked off the opening of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 this morning. The $26 million, five-acre former shipping pier will feature three outdoor multi-purpose recreation fields for soccer and other team sports, a picnic peninsula that will include picnic tables, barbecues and children’s play equipment and a continuous esplanade for strollers, sports spectators and people interested in fishing.

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