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The Sinkhole of Bay Ridge (6/29/2012)

The other day a tree that grew in Brooklyn disappeared into the ground in front of the eyes of patrons of a nearby dining spot on 92rd Street off Third Avenue in Bay Ridge Brooklyn. How did this happen you might ask? Well, it was a sink hole and according to reports it was almost 50 feet deep. Talk about scary. Luckily no one was near it when this happened and emergency crews from the Con Edison, DEP and Fire Department were all on hand to make sure this was attended to. I was not able to get a photo of the actual sink hole but I learned this after taking all these construction shots as I thought this was it. It’s still interesting to look at.

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