Yanks Party While Bleachers Fall (Village Voice/Runnin’ Scared)

The wrecking ball (or rather, the backhoe) has arrived at Yankee Stadium:

While the World Champion Yankees are fighting their way through lower Manhattan traffic this morning, a more somber ceremony is taking place in the Bronx, where the demolition of old Yankee Stadium has now begun in earnest. WCBS Radio helicopter pilot Tom Kaminski snapped a photo of a backhoe tearing into the left-field bleachers on Wednesday, and another yesterday that shows the center-field bleachers (aka “the black”) partly collapsed into debris… [read more]