D Batteries: The Unicorn of Hurricane Irene?

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 06:03 PM

D batteries were among the hardest items to find in the hours leading up to the hurricane's landfall. (Robin Bilinkoff/WNYC)

Starting as early as last night, D batteries were the hardest-to-find item around the city, seeming to supplant bottled water and canned food as the most in demand and frequently sold out part of the urban survival kit


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