There is a reason that the yellow taxis are part of New York City's famous street view: there aren't many things quite as eye-catching as a yellow cab. It might be difficult to get a shot without a taxi in it, but then you may not want to.
Beautiful photo of the bridge! / Walk the Brooklyn Bridge. An elevated pedestrian and bike path keeps you away from the traffic. The bridge architecture is great, as are the views of the city. Brooklyn Bridge, New York City (by James Neeley)