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Trees Down, Power Outages Reported In Southern Brooklyn During Flash Flood...

Neighbors reported downed power lines, flooded streets, and fallen trees all over southern Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after a torrential downpour swamped the area at around 5pm. On...

Trees Down, Power Outages Reported In Southern Brooklyn During Flash Flood...

Neighbors reported downed power lines, flooded streets, and fallen trees all over southern Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after a torrential downpour swamped the area at around 5pm. On...

Nearly 7,000 People Left In Dark After Power Outages Strike Southern...

Almost 7,000 people lost power for several hours Sunday after two power outages struck Sheepshead Bay and Gravesend. The first blackout was caused by a...

City Council Passes Treyger’s Bill To Strengthen Communication Infrastructure Against Severe...

The New York City Council on Thursday passed legislation proposed by Councilman Mark Treyger to strengthen telecommunications infrastructure against future storms. During the Hurricane Sandy,...

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...

Power Outage Hits Marine Park, Leaving Hundreds Without Electricity (Updated)

Update (11:54am): Con Edison informed Sheepshead Bites that all power has been restored. Original post: More than 800 households near the Marine Park - Sheepshead Bay border are...

McDonald Playground Bathroom Reopened After Two Years

By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn't see much...

McDonald Playground Bathroom Reopened After Two Years

By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn't see much...

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"...

Manhole Fires & Power Outages Popping Up Around Neighborhood

It appears that all of this snow, salt, and slush are wreaking havoc on the city's underground utilities. Neighbor Erik Botsford spotted a manhole fire...