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Warbasse Residents Recall Sandy Panic During Two-Hour Blackout

Residents of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses panicked last night when a power outage plunged all five buildings of the housing development into blackness for nearly...

BREAKING: Nearly 1,000 Without Power In Gerritsen Beach – Restoration Estimated...

UPDATE (2:06 p.m.): Con Edison just informed us that the restoration time has been bumped up to 3:00 p.m. Power went out due to "equipment failure"...

What Do You Remember From The 2003 Blackout?

Ten years ago today, on August 14, 2003, a power outage affected millions of customers across the northeast and midwest, including in New York City. We...

City’s Spirit Shone Brightly Throughout ’03 Blackout

BETWEEN THE LINES: Where were you when the lights went out on August 14, 2003? A recent partial power outage in my apartment jogged my memory...

Blackout Of 1977: 34 Years Ago — A Sheepshead Bay Remembrance

The Brooklyn Historical Society reminds us that today is the 34th anniversary of the New York City Blackout of 1977. Google “1977 blackout” and...

BREAKING: Transformer Fire/Blackout On East 19th

A reader sent in the above photo, and we received a couple of tips regarding a transformer fire at East 19th Street and Avenue...

Whither Has Thy Brooklyn Stoop Gone?

One of my favorite memories is from August 14, 2003. Sometime in the afternoon on that muggy day, 55 million people across the Northeast...