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It was about mid-day on Aug. 4 when lights started to flicker out across New York City. Tropical Storm Isaias, the ninth named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, flooded streets and sidewalks, and downed trees and power lines with winds upward of 50 mph. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not happy with how some of the utility companies like Con Edison performed in response to Tropical Storm Isaias. So he’s proposing new legislation he says will hurt utilities where it counts if they don’t perform as expected. more
Many times, power outages start off as minor inconveniences. No electricity or internet access can be difficult and annoying, but often, after a few hours — maybe a day or two at most — the lights will flicker back on. more
It was a bug that no one could see, unless you were looking for it. And even then, the only place you would find it was in computer software. more
Costs of living in New York City are high, and that’s no secret. Rent is expensive. Groceries are expensive. Taxes are expensive. more
When Loeser’s Kosher Deli opened in 1960, John F. Kennedy was on the verge of being elected the 35th President of the United States. “The Flintstones” premiered on television, and the first troops were sent to Vietnam. more
Blackouts don’t sit too well with the city that never sleeps. In two separate incidents last month, more than 120,000 Con Edison customers in Manhattan and Brooklyn lost service. Subway trains stopped underground, people were stranded in dead elevators, folks sweltered in uncooled apartments, and Times Square was eerily dark. more
For the most part, Marcelo Lopez totally digs his Greystone Avenue pad. Except for the fact he basically can’t cook without a major hassle. And it’s been that way for at least the last six months. more
The soggy solstice of this so-far freakish winter has been wet, wild and odd, with unnervingly mild temperatures, impetuous winds, buckets of rain — and for some Sedgwick Avenue residents, a massive felled tree that tore down wires and fractured utility poles, to boot. more
More than a hundred homes and dozens of businesses were without power for much of the day Sunday in North Riverdale after a manhole fire at West 235th Street and Oxford Avenue. more
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