FW: Blackout

FW: Blackout
Originally uploaded by thenugespeaks.

This was taken on the fifth day of the blackout. Estimated 25,000 people without electricit, which quickly grew to 100,000. Channel 7 news was interviewing irate people at my subway stop at Ditmars. The red cross came in to hand out foot, water, and ice. The place feels like a ghost town. Stores and bodegas that used to light up the streets, and restaurants that hosted diners al fresco are now dark and empty.

————– UPDATE —————-

Finally got power back! Ten days total without power. It is so nice to be watching my tv again!


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