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Saxelby Cheese to Help Hurricane Ravaged Farms

As you have probably heard, farms in upstate New York and New England took a beating from Hurricane Irene.  Saxelby Cheesmongers in the Essex Street Market is doing its part to help. Here's the blurb from their web site: Saxelby...

After Irene: Even More Photos

These photos are from Lo-Down readers and/or contributors. The first scenes are from East Broadway, where two trees toppled inside Seward Park. The other photos are from Grand Street near FDR Drive.

East River Park Flooded Near Delancey Overpass

Cyclists and joggers are passing through standing water along the service road.

East River Park Flooding at 6th Street

 East River Park fans were undaunted by wide pools of standing water.

East River Flooding at Manhattan Bridge

South Street is under water at Pike Slip along the river. The Weather Channel crew is here, along with plenty of curious locals, some of whom are wading. Trini the dog and a silver Mercedes both got a little...

Hurricane Irene Devastates East Side Trees

Hurricane Irene took out large trees in Corlears Hook Park and the East River Housing Corp, crushing a bus stop on Grand Street and littering the roads and sidewalks with debris. More photos after the jump.  

Trees Down on Grand Street

We're checking out Grand Street near FDR Drive, where at least four trees are down. A police car just arrived on the scene.

Awning Down on Ludlow Street

A specialty foods supplier on Ludlow Street lost its awning to Hurricane Irene.
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Photo: The view of the Lower East Side from Brooklyn at dusk. In the news this past week: --There...
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