Punishing Winds Upend One Manhattan Square Plaza Pavers

Posted December 29, 2020 at 5:03 am

Mother Nature wasn’t too kind to One Manhattan Square this Christmas. Damaging winds during the overnight storm punished the plaza pavers, upending several sections. One resident tells us that this is actually a normal occurrence at the waterfront Extell development. Whenever it gets really windy. Even though these pavers are extremely heavy, oftentimes requiring two […]

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Heavy Winds Damage Elevator Motor Room at Seward Park Co-op

Last modified December 25, 2020 at 12:13 pm

The heavy storm that blew through Christmas Eve damaged one of the Seward Park Co-op buildings on East Broadway. A resident informed us this morning the elevator motor room atop 208 East Broadway lost some of its roof during the high winds last night. The debris fell into the playground area below. However, we’re told […]

Wind Spins Bowery Traffic Light

Posted February 1, 2013 at 10:24 am

Take a look at this traffic light in the intersection of Bowery and East Houston. On a normal day, the signal is meant to control motorists heading northward on the Bowery. Yesterday, however, the entire housing swiveled 180-degrees, presumably due to the winds. The light was slightly off-kilter in the early morning hours, but by […]

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Full View of the Vicmarr Electronics Sign

Posted May 12, 2010 at 6:32 am

We now have a full view of the red Vicmarr Electronics antique signage.  The remaining pieces of the newer canopy, which had some problems with the recent winds, were removed yesterday. Although most of the lettering is either cracked or completely gone, it’s still a sight to behold.  That expansive red signage is simply overpowering.  Unless […]

Early Edition: January 27

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:06 am

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Jane Loses Its Awning

Posted January 25, 2010 at 9:59 am

The driving rain and powerful winds are causing all sorts of problems out there right now. Jane at 100 West Houston just lost its retractable awning.

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