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New York City Power Outages

Storm Knocks Out Power To 5,000

DNAinfo | Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — The savage rains and heavy wind that blasted the city early Thursday left 5,000 customers without power, according to Consolidated E...

PHOTOS: 'Ghosts In The Village'

Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

It's been well over a month since power was restored to Greenwich Village, and life there has returned basically back to normal. The memory remains, h...

Rent Refunds Coming To LES Residents

DNAinfo | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE — Tenants of a 1,600-unit complex who have spent the past two weeks without power, heat or running water will receive a rent refund,...

After Two Storms, 55,000 Con Ed Customers Without Power

AP | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Consolidated Edison Inc. says the nor'easter knocked out power to another 55,000 customers in New York City and Westchester County. ...

WATCH: When The Lights Came Back On In NYC

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Lower Manhattan gave an audible cheer Friday afternoon. After days of living in the dark, the power was back in the East Village, the LES, and Soho. ...

Lila Shapiro

Hurricane Sandy Cleanup Falls To Organized Labor | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At a time when public approval of labor unions is near an all-time low, union workers are charged with much of the dirty and da...

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.

City Struggles Back After Superstorm

AP | MEGHAN BARR and ADAM GELLER | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Subways started running again in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but traffic at bridges ...


AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still dow...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Shows Explosion, Blackout

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

The Hurricane Sandy time-lapse video has finally arrived. We watched an Irene time-lapse last year, but it's safe to say that this video, created by S...

Bellevue Hospital Evacuating 500 Patients

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - New York's Bellevue Hospital Center, which has been operating on backup generators since the massive storm Sandy took o...