Hurricane Sandy photographs in Brooklyn
Snapshots of Sandy
Cover up: More than three feet of sand was deposited on West 17th Street and the Boardwalk in Coney Island as Hurricane Sandy blew through town.
Floating perishables: Hurricane Sandy did some late night shopping in Red Hook’s Fairway supermarket, flooding the Van Brunt Street store in the process.
What do I do now?: Michael Donohue doesn’t know how he’s going to tackle the 35-foot arbor that took a snooze outside of his home when Hurricane Sandy pelted Southern Brooklyn.
Moving day: Hurricane Sandy did some rearranging in Gerritsen Beach — and left a barge containing a garage in the middle of Madoc and Cyrus avenues.
It’s not Venice: Van Brunt Street in Red Hook was completely under water on Tuesday morning.
Ouch!: This Subaru parked on Church Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway in Kensington didn’t fare well when hurricane Sandy blew by.
Swept away: Red Hook residents — and a wayward cyclist — braved debris-covered sidewalks along Ferris and Sullivan streets as they made their way to work on Tuesday.
Watch where you going: Red Hook was virtually under water on Tuesday morning — despite the neighborhood’s healthy supply of sandbags.
Storm fatality: A young couple were killed in Ditmas Park as they walked their dog through Ditmas Park as Hurricane Sandy touched down. Police say the two were crushed by a tree.
Doing his part: A Ditmas Park resident helps remove some tree debris at East 16th Street and Ditmas Avenue.
Waterfront access: Williamsburg’s East River esplanade didn’t fare so well in the storm.
Sandy doesn’t like cars: Hurricane Sandy sent a tree crashing down upon a car on South Portland Street in Fort Greene.
Under water: Firefighters try — unsucessfully — to assist residents of East 23rd Street and Shore Parkway who were flooded out by Hurricane Sandy.
Wiring snafus: Falling trees like this one on E. 73rd Street and Avenue M in Bergen Beach caused most of the electrical outages in Southern Brooklyn, officials said.
Our photographers, reporters, contributors, and readers captured some amazing photos of the storm and its aftermath. Here are some of their best shots.
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