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Irene: The Day After (Updated 1:52 p.m.)

Here's a recap on Manhattan's mostly successful effort to move on from this past weekend's Irene hoopla: Via Community Board 3, we hear the playground on Avenue A and the mini-pool are just about to-reopen (or might have already opened)...

Good Night Irene: A Few More Photos

A few more photos from our late afternoon survey of the neighborhood yesterday. On East Broadway, crews were hard at work alongside Seward Park, where a couple of trees were toppled during the storm. Pumping out a parking garage on...

Heading Home

Buses line up on Grand Street, waiting to take evacuees camped out in Seward park High School back to their homes. Thanks to Carol Markel for sending along this photo.  

After Irene: Trees Destroyed in Corlears Hook Park

We just posted several photos showing the cleanup underway at the East River Co-op, where several trees were destroyed by Hurricane Irene. Right around the corner, in Corlears Hook Park, there was even more damage. A number of beautiful...

Trees Toppled, Bus Shelter Destroyed on Grand Street

After Irene blew through town, work crews had quite a job before them at the East River Co-op on Grand Street.  During the height of the storm, several trees came crashing down on the glass-enclosed bus stop near the...

Katz’s is Open!

As we drive around the neighborhood, not much is open. But Katz's is undeterred! This was the scene inside moments ago. A security guard said to us: "you think a little storm is going to shut us down? Nah!"...

Courtesy of the Mayor’s Press Secretary, More Proof of Irene’s Wrath

Another tree down -- this one on Grand Street.  Mayoral Press Secretary Stu Loeser, a Lower East Side resident, just tweeted this photo, noting "this is the terminus for M14A + M22 MTA buses."  
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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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