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Friday, August 26, 2011

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A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday. A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP//Getty)

PHOTOS. See how New York area residents from the East Village to Far Rockaway, Queens prepared for Hurricane Irene, plus regional photos of the storm. You can share your Hurricane Irene experiences or read what others are doing as we live blog the storm.

A huge tree was uprooted at Nostrand Ave. and Eastern Parkway Sunday in Brooklyn.
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A huge tree was uprooted at Nostrand Ave. and Eastern Parkway Sunday in Brooklyn.
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights.
Mansoor Khan
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights.
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Charnjiv Brar
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn.
Sarah Milstein
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn.
A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
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A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
A splintered tree trunk on 35th Ave. in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
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A splintered tree trunk on 35th Ave. in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
Flooding on Sunday morning in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Alana Casanova-Burgess
Flooding on Sunday morning in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
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A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday.
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A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday.
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday.
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A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday.
A person walks her dogs down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
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A person walks her dogs down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday.
Alana Casanova-Burgess
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday.
A downed tree in Riverside Park in Manhattan.
Ailsa Chang/WNYC
A downed tree in Riverside Park in Manhattan.
More trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning.
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More trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning.
A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011.
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A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011.
A man walks across 42nd Street in Times Square in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
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A man walks across 42nd Street in Times Square in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
A New York City Police car drives through a flooded intersection on 43nd Street in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
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A New York City Police car drives through a flooded intersection on 43nd Street in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
Manhattan is hit by Hurricane Irene, in New York, on August 28, 2011
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Manhattan is hit by Hurricane Irene, in New York, on August 28, 2011. A weakened Hurricane Irene tore Sunday into New York, hammering Manhattan's skyscrapers with fierce winds.
On Sunday morning in Crown Heights, trees up and down Eastern Parkway had fallen due to Irene's winds.
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Crown Heights after a storm.
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates.
Mansoor Khan/WNYC
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates.
Poncho'd figures at the Franklin Park subway stop. Save a few people, most Crown Heights residents were inside on Sunday morning.
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Poncho'd figures at the Franklin Park subway stop. Save a few people, most Crown Heights residents were inside on Sunday morning.
Cars were the casualities of several trees that went down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
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Cars were the casualities of several trees that went down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Crown Heights residents check out Irene from their stoop.
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Crown Heights residents check out Irene from their stoop.
Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
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Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
One side of this car in Crown Heights got out unscathed.
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One side of this car in Crown Heights got out unscathed.
Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
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Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
Tim Robbins

Equipment on construction sites is being secured for the hurricane, including this work on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC

A worker tapes windows outside a gourmet market on North End Ave. in Battery Park City because all the wooden boards were sold out.

Clare Newman

People stocking up on supplies — the line outsidde of Trader Joe's wine store in Union Square on Friday afternoon.

Caitlin Thompson

Notice of the subway shutdown on a MTA arrival board.

Jamie Jordan

Lifeguard chairs being removed from a beach in the Rockaways.

Beth Fertig

Workers board up windows at Olive's on Prince Street in Soho.

Chiemi Suzuki

Where's the bacon? Empty freezers at a Target in Brooklyn.

Caitlyn Kim

Empty water shelves at an Upper East Side Duane Reade.

Jamie Jordan

A man boarding up the windows of his house in the Rockaways.

Beth Fertig

Evacuation Center at Barauch College on East 24th Street.

Gisele Regatao/WNYC

Taxi drivers Pemba Sherpa and Sherab Lama got a message they printed out saying they can turn off their meters at 9 a.m. Saturday and switch to zoned fares, but they don't have any map of the zones.

Beth Fertig/WNYC
A shelter at Baruch College on East 24th Street on Saturday
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Line outside the Whole Foods in Union Square on Saturday
Beth Fertig/WNYC
Harvey Tillery got off work at noon Saturday from Duane Reade at Union Square but he said he missed the last L train home to Brooklyn by a few minutes
Beth Fertig/WNYC
Fourth Avenue and 14th Street subway entrance on Saturday afternoon in Union Square
Beth Fertig/WNYC

Families leaving Campos Plaza in the East Village, part of which is under mandatory evacuation order.

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Across Van Brunt street from the still bustling restaurant, a boarded up shop window reads "Red Hook to Irene: Drop Dead."
Kateri Jochum/WNYC
Eggs and toast or yogurt and granola: that's all that's on the "Hurricane Menu" Saturday morning at restaurant and pub Fort Defiance in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC
A shuttered Stop & Shop in Far Rockaway on Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene
Saturday afternoon, the MTA put up yellow tape to stop Crown Heights residents from hopping on the train.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
Saturday afternoon, the MTA put up yellow tape to stop Crown Heights residents from hopping on the train.
The trains shut down at the 2/5 President St. stop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn shortly after noon.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
The trains shut down at the 2/5 President St. stop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn shortly after noon.
MTA workers covered subway grates with plastic sheets held down by sandbags along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
MTA workers covered subway grates with plastic sheets held down by sandbags along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Sandbags holding down plastic sheets on top of subway grates.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
Sandbags holding down plastic sheets on top of subway grates.
At a Met food market on Nostrand Ave., a customer checks out what's left of the canned soup.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
At a Met food market on Nostrand Ave., a customer checks out what's left of the canned soup.
Met customers in Crown Heights looking for bread beyond Thomas english muffins were out of luck.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
Met customers in Crown Heights looking for bread beyond Thomas english muffins were out of luck.
There were no individual bottles of water on the Met market shelves on Nostrand, but lucky customers were able to buy cases of water.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
There were no individual bottles of water on the Met market shelves on Nostrand, but lucky customers were able to buy cases of water.
A brigade of tractors and trucks were lined up along the Prospect Park circle -- ready to deal with the fall-out from Hurricane Irene.
Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC
A brigade of tractors and trucks were lined up along the Prospect Park circle -- ready to deal with the fall-out from Hurricane Irene.
Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC
The calm before the storm in Far Rockaway Saturday
Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC
Police evacuate residents from Beach 41st Street Houses in Far Rockaway.
Liora Noam-Kravitz/WNYC
The line at the Atlantic Ave. vegetable market in Brooklyn just before noon on Saturday
Karen Frillman/WNYC
Metro North station in Beacon, New York, on Saturday
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Spunto's Pizza on Varick St. in Manhattan
Some of the windows at Lincoln and St. Charles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn are taped up for Irene.
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Some of the windows at Lincoln and St. Charles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn are taped up for Irene.
Photo by Mansoor Khan
A weather-proofed car on Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

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Comments [2]

Carol

So???????

Aug. 28 2011 03:49 AM
Sanders from Brooklyn

Empty shelves at Target in Brooklyn? De Riguer.

Aug. 27 2011 10:39 AM

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