77,000 people lost power Saturday night in Manhattan due to a transformer fire. Social media let the world know what it all looked like. If this was 40 years ago, midtown would be a pile of ash right now.
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no one tell the mayor, but we finally pedestrianized 8th Ave pic.twitter.com/agVjhJA5pD
— Jake Offenhartz (@jangelooff) July 14, 2019
— Jason Mante (@jasonmante) July 14, 2019
— Elizabeth Brennan (@ElizabethB95) July 13, 2019
— GrammarCop (@grammarflic) July 13, 2019
— Rebecca (@BeckySpigs28) July 14, 2019
— Sam Vinograd (@sam_vinograd) July 14, 2019
— Antony (@lemonfuzz) July 14, 2019
I guess this is what they call a New York moment. After being trapped on the F for an hour because of the power outage I emerged to see dark restaurants & traffic lights, civilians directing traffic, & an evacuated Carnegie Hall concert happening in the street. #nyc #Blackout pic.twitter.com/3p9UWtRrel
— Briallen Hopper (@briallenhopper) July 14, 2019
— Heather Childers (@HeatherChilders) July 14, 2019