What? No, we’re not crying, there’s just something in our eye. Photo by Julie Larsen Maher

While Sandy damaged but didn’t sweep away the Brooklyn Bridge Park carousel, some of Brooklyn’s living, breathing animals weren’t quite so lucky. Despite the fact that plenty of them live in water anyway, the residents of the New York Aquarium live in carefully monitored environments, ones that don’t take very well to say, the ocean and sewage runoff rushing in. So showing some cross-borough love, TriBeca toy store TorlyKid is leading a fundraising drive for the aquarium, which is closed at the moment. (more…)