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After Hurricane Irene: Getting Back on Track
August 28, 2011 at 5:40 pm

As Hurricane Irene left the Tri-State area, clean-up crews were dispatched to do away with downed trees and flooded streets. Monday morning, most New York City subways and buses were up and running. New Jersey Transit’s rail lines remained suspended, as did Metro-North Railroad service.

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Look: Photos as A Neighborhood Preps for Irene
August 27, 2011 at 8:00 pm

On Saturday afternoon, some residents in Greenpoint stocked up on batteries and water, while others strolled along the pier or guzzled beer at local bars. The northwest corner of this Brooklyn neighborhood was designated a “Zone A” and residents in the area were asked to evacuate by 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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