Buenos Dias, @metronewyork. Here are our Metro6@7 story picks.
HIGH BRIDGE REOPENS
Before the marching bands played, before the Bronx and Manhattan borough presidents marched from each side of the High Bridge,Bebe Wallace stood near the center of the city’s oldest bridge in happy disbelief as it opened Tuesday. “I’ve been waiting for this day for so long,” he said. Metro’s Wendy Joan Biddlecombe reports.
NYC-CON ED FINGER POINTING
Con Ed got the blame in an NTSB investigators report for the deadly East Harlem gas blast that leveled two buildings and killed eight. The utility disagrees.
MEET 96YO TANGO QUEEN
She’s 96 (97 in two months). Had three hip replacements. And Wednesday night, she stole the country’s heart and imagination by dancing up a storm, doing the tango with a 26-year-old man on America’s Got Talent.Meet Tao Porchon-Lynch of White Plains, New York on Metro.US.
METS FAN CHEER GIANT
A rookie pitcher from the Giants, Chris Heston, 27, had Mets fans on their feet cheering for the opposing team, as he pulled off a rare no-hitter. The Mets lost 5-0, but few fans seemed to care after witnessing history.
HELPING LGBT YOUTH
New York City’s LGBT Center is set to pilot a youth-focused substance abuse program to combat the overwhelming trend of LGBT youth suffering from substance addiction. The Center reports that LGBT youth are 190 percent more likely to abuse substances. Metro’s Matt Lee has the story.
BEST LOBSTER ROLLS
You love ’em and Metro tells you where to find the best lobster rolls in NYC. Metro’s Asia Ewart gets your mouth watering.