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Manhattan Power Outage

Bianca Bosker

New York Blackout Revives Ancient Art Of Actually Speaking To People | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Blackouts in lower Manhattan have revived an ancient practice: talking to other people without repeatedly looking at your smartphone. W...

Power Restoration: Why It Seems to Take So Long

Dr. Thomas D. Phelan | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Dr. Thomas D. Phelan

It's no simple matter to bring emergency personnel to restore the power. Unlike human services, such as sheltering and food service, utility restoration requires specially trained, highly skilled workers who must work in hazardous conditions.

Joe Van Brussel

As Sandy Knocks Out Power, New Yorkers Find Creative Ways To Plug Back In | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Power outages left millions in the dark as Hurricane Sandy swept through the Northeast on Monday. The storm also left many disconnected fr...

LOOK: Storm Offers Rare View Of Dark NYC Skyline

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

More than 200,000 people in Manhattan were without power on Monday evening, leaving a significant portion of the borough below 39th Street in darkness...