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Residents in LES’s Zone A Urged to Evacuate by 5 p.m.

Public officials are reiterating the evacuation order for residents in Zone A, the low-lying areas closest to Manhattan's waterways. Staffers from Assemblymember Brian Kavanaugh's office just sent us this flyer: Campos, Riis, Wald, Baruch, Smith, Haven Plaza, Village East  YOU ARE...

Update from Con Ed: No Plans to Shut Power Proactively

After announcing this morning that it was considering proactive shutdowns of power in lower Manhattan, Con Edison is now saying it will not take action prior to Hurricane Irene's arrival unless absolutely necessary. If downtown substations need to be deactivated...

Lower East Side Storm Watch 1:10 p.m.

NY Noodletown just closed.
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Lower East Side Storm Watch 1:01 p.m.

Nom Wah Tea Parlor is hanging in there. Better hurry, might not be open much longer!

Lower East Side Storm Watch 12:16pm

This is your chance! The line at Clinton Street Baking Company is much shorter than normal!

Mayor: Downtowners, Prepare for Possible Power Outages

In a news conference this morning, Mayor Mike Bloomberg reported that Con Edison is considering proactively shutting off electrical service to low-lying areas of the city, including downtown Manhattan, to avoid more serious damage from flooding. Also, elevators at...
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Lower East Side Storm Watch 12:03 p.m.

Business is good at Alias.

Lower East Side Storm Watch 12:01 p.m.

Schiller's is open and fairly busy, closing around 4 p.m.

Volunteers Needed at Seward Park Emergency Shelter

We have just received a plea from Mayor Bloomberg's office, via Community Board 3's Susan Stetzer, asking for help staffing the shelter at Seward Park High School at 350 Grand St., the primary emergency housing for lower Manhattan flood zone...
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Lower East Side Storm Watch 11:20 a.m.

The Seward Park High School evacuation center and emergency shelter is now seeing some activity. A number of residents have checked in. News crews are awaiting a facility tour from mayor's office.
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