Hurricane Irene

Scenes from Hurricane Irene: Assessing Damage

Posted August 28, 2011 at 10:18 am

Nursing a healthy case of cabin fever, we headed outside for some first assessments of damage from Hurricane Irene.

Scenes from Hurricane Irene: Orchard Frisbee Toss

Posted August 28, 2011 at 9:20 am

Not even Hurricane Irene could stop these guys from playing in the middle of the street.

Crossing Signal on Delancey Felled Pre-Hurricane Irene

Posted August 27, 2011 at 3:17 pm

The first pre-Irene casualty seems to be this walking signal at the southwest corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets.

An Evacuated Penn Station Before Hurricane Irene

Posted August 27, 2011 at 1:39 pm

The last train leaving the city was at 12:23 pm on the Huntington line.

Happiness Deli to Remain Open During Hurricane Irene

Posted August 27, 2011 at 11:29 am

Lower East Side standby Happiness Deli is riding out the whole storm.

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Preparing Seward Park High School Evacuation Center for Hurricane Irene

Last modified August 27, 2011 at 10:14 am

The Lower East Side hasn’t completely awoken, but it’s all systems go at the Seward Park High School evacuation center.

Evacuation Zones for Hurricane on the Lower East Side

Posted August 26, 2011 at 12:14 pm

A state of emergency has been declared in New York thanks to that bitch-of-a-storm, Irene.