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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.
A huge tree was uprooted at Nostrand Ave. and Eastern Parkway Sunday in Brooklyn. ( Mansoor Khan )
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights.
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights. ( Mansoor Khan )
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn. ( Charnjiv Brar )
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn.
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn. ( Sarah Milstein )
A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday. ( Cyndi Rodriguez )
A splintered tree trunk on 35th Ave. in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
A splintered tree trunk on 35th Ave. in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday. ( Cyndi Rodriguez )
Flooding on Sunday morning in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Flooding on Sunday morning in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ( Alana Casanova-Burgess )
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. ( Joe Raedle )
A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday.
A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday. ( Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/ )
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday.
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday. ( Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/ )
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.
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. ( Spencer Platt )
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday.
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday. ( Alana Casanova-Burgess )
A downed tree in Riverside Park in Manhattan.
A downed tree in Riverside Park in Manhattan. ( Ailsa Chang )
More trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning.
More trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning. ( Ailsa Chang )
A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011.
A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011. ( EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images )
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 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. ( TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images )
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.
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. ( TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images )
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.
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. ( EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images )
Crown Heights after a storm.
Crown Heights after a storm. ( Mansoor Khan )
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates.
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates. ( Mansoor Khan )
Poncho'd figures at the Franklin Park subway stop. Save a few people, most Crown Heights residents were inside on Sunday morning.
Poncho'd figures at the Franklin Park subway stop. Save a few people, most Crown Heights residents were inside on Sunday morning. ( Mansoor Khan )
Cars were the casualities of several trees that went down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Cars were the casualities of several trees that went down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. ( Mansoor Khan )
Crown Heights residents check out Irene from their stoop.
Crown Heights residents check out Irene from their stoop. ( Mansoor Khan )
Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. ( Mansoor Khan )
One side of this car in Crown Heights got out unscathed.
One side of this car in Crown Heights got out unscathed. ( Mansoor Khan )
Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images )

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

( Tim Robbins )

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

( Cindy Rodriguez )

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

( Clare Newman )

Notice of the subway shutdown on a MTA arrival board.

( Caitlin Thompson )

Lifeguard chairs being removed from a beach in the Rockaways.

( Jamie Jordan )

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

( Beth Fertig )

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

( Chiemi Suzuki )

Empty water shelves at an Upper East Side Duane Reade.

( Caitlyn Kim )

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

( Jamie Jordan )

Evacuation Center at Barauch College on East 24th Street.

( Beth Fertig )

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.

( Gisele Regatao/WNYC )
A shelter at Baruch College on East 24th Street on Saturday
A shelter at Baruch College on East 24th Street on Saturday ( Beth Fertig/WNYC )
Line outside the Whole Foods in Union Square on Saturday
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
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
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.

( Beth Fertig/WNYC )
Across Van Brunt street from the still bustling restaurant, a boarded up shop window reads "Red Hook to Irene: Drop Dead."
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.
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. ( Kateri Jochum/WNYC )
A shuttered Stop & Shop in Far Rockaway on Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene
A shuttered Stop & Shop in Far Rockaway on Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene ( Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC )
Saturday afternoon, the MTA put up yellow tape to stop Crown Heights residents from hopping on the train.
Saturday afternoon, the MTA put up yellow tape to stop Crown Heights residents from hopping on the train. ( Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC )
The trains shut down at the 2/5 President St. stop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn shortly after noon.
The trains shut down at the 2/5 President St. stop in Crown Heights, Brooklyn shortly after noon. ( Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC )
MTA workers covered subway grates with plastic sheets held down by sandbags along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
MTA workers covered subway grates with plastic sheets held down by sandbags along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. ( Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC )
Sandbags holding down plastic sheets on top of subway grates.
Sandbags holding down plastic sheets on top of subway grates. ( Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC )
At a Met food market on Nostrand Ave., a customer checks out what's left of the canned soup.
At a Met food market on Nostrand Ave., a customer checks out what's left of the canned soup. ( Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC )
Met customers in Crown Heights looking for bread beyond Thomas english muffins were out of luck.
Met customers in Crown Heights looking for bread beyond Thomas english muffins were out of luck. ( 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.
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 )
A brigade of tractors and trucks were lined up along the Prospect Park circle -- ready to deal with the fall-out from Hurricane Irene.
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 )
The calm before the storm in Far Rockaway Saturday
The calm before the storm in Far Rockaway Saturday ( Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC )
Police evacuate residents from Beach 41st Street Houses in Far Rockaway.
Police evacuate residents from Beach 41st Street Houses in Far Rockaway. ( Cindy Rodriguez/WNYC )
The line at the Atlantic Ave. vegetable market in Brooklyn just before noon on Saturday
The line at the Atlantic Ave. vegetable market in Brooklyn just before noon on Saturday ( Liora Noam-Kravitz/WNYC )
Metro North station in Beacon, New York, on Saturday
Metro North station in Beacon, New York, on Saturday ( Karen Frillman/WNYC )
Spunto's Pizza on Varick St. in Manhattan
Spunto's Pizza on Varick St. in Manhattan ( Amy Eddings/WNYC )
Some of the windows at Lincoln and St. Charles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn are taped up for Irene.
Some of the windows at Lincoln and St. Charles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn are taped up for Irene. ( Mansoor Khan )
A weather-proofed car on Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
A weather-proofed car on Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn ( Photo by Mansoor Khan )
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