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Gas Lines on the Lower East Side

Posted November 5, 2012 at 6:47 am

Cars, vans, and trucks park up the streets for hours, while those with gas cans wait on seemingly shorter lines. It’s a controlled chaos out there.

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Board of Elections Relocating Election Day Polling Sites Due to Sandy

Posted November 5, 2012 at 6:18 am

Mainstream media and its political pundits dubbed Hurricane Sandy the real October surprise this presidential election season.

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Scenes from Sandy: Downtown Under Siege [PHOTOS]

Last modified November 4, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Before launching into another photo gallery of Hurricane Sandy photos, we’d like to thank all the readers for their stories and submissions.

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Buildings in Stuy Town & Peter Cooper Village Remain Without Power

Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:36 am

While much of the Lower East Side rejoiced in the restoration of electricity Friday evening, there are still parts of the neighborhood that are without.

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Recap: National Guard Doles Food and Water on Pitt Street

Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:01 am

Mobilize. That’s the key word of late. Helping those who are still without.

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Pathmark Reopens on Cherry Street, But Running on Generators

Posted November 4, 2012 at 9:09 am

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy last Monday night effortlessly washed into the parking lot of Pathmark, sidelining the already ill-fated establishment for days.

16 Photos of the Lower East Side Post-Sandy [PHOTOS]

Posted November 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Boogie reader Lisa-Thi Beskar sent in the following photos snapped during the height of Hurricane Sandy and soon thereafter. Images include scenes of first responders securing dangling traffic signs, cops warning of increased robberies, and the folks at Barrio Chino opening shop in candlelight to provide some “hot food and good company.” Send us your […]

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SoPo T-Shirt Sales to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief

Posted November 3, 2012 at 11:08 am

This stark contrast of uptown and downtown led neighborhood nickname junkies to label the area “south of the border” as SoPo (“south of power”).

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Watch Pitt Street Celebrate the Restoration of Power [VIDEO]

Posted November 3, 2012 at 9:14 am

Con Edison flipped the proverbial switch yesterday evening, returning power to the East Village and Lower East Side after four days without.

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Scenes from Sandy: Lower East Side at Night, Part 2 [PHOTOS]

Posted November 2, 2012 at 9:13 pm

We now have power! Rejoice. Throughout the week, the Boogie mail bag has been filled to the brim with reader photos from Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. Below is a gallery featuring some of the recently-concluded blackout. Other submissions will be posted over the next few days.  Feel free to send us yours.

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