The Pete Seeger Memorial Bridge?

  |  January 29, 2014

tappan zee bridge

There’s a petition circulating around the Interwebs to name the new Tappan Zee Bridge after folk singer/activist Pete Seeger, who passed away at the age of 94 on January 27th. Because of Seeger’s tireless work advocating for the clean up of the Hudson River long before others took up the cause, we think this is entirely appropriate and a great tribute to someone who cared so deeply for the environment of the Hudson Valley. What do you think? Does the Pete Seeger Memorial Bridge have a nice ring to it? If so, you can sign the petition here, although Internet petitions aren’t necessarily the most effective way of getting things done. But hey. It’s one click (or three clicks: copy, paste, send). Might as well, if you’re so inclined.

*Perhaps the cold has finally snapped our brainstems. After sleeping on this post, we must concede that the TZ is probably not the best way to memorialize Pete. How about an environmental education center, instead? Or a summer camp? Good news is, everyone knows Internet petitions are pointless, anyway.

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