2011-09-02 / Top Stories

Surfing On Saturday, Hunkering Down For The Weekend



The photos on these pages were taken by a variety of people, including Howard Schwach, Miriam Rosenberg, Miguel Mercado, Alvin Haskin, Kevin Boyle and the National Park Service. The photos on these pages were taken by a variety of people, including Howard Schwach, Miriam Rosenberg, Miguel Mercado, Alvin Haskin, Kevin Boyle and the National Park Service.

Many of the stores were boarded up on Saturday, awaiting the storm later in the day. Many of the stores were boarded up on Saturday, awaiting the storm later in the day.

The Belle Harbor Manor on Beach 125 Street was evacuated on Saturday, pursuant to the mayor’s order. The Belle Harbor Manor on Beach 125 Street was evacuated on Saturday, pursuant to the mayor’s order.

On Sunday morning, water ran down Beach 129 Street like a minor river pushing at its banks. On Sunday morning, water ran down Beach 129 Street like a minor river pushing at its banks.

The boardwalk was lined by people watching the surfers. The boardwalk was lined by people watching the surfers.

NYPD patrol units roll through some deep water on Shore Front Parkway on Sunday morning. NYPD patrol units roll through some deep water on Shore Front Parkway on Sunday morning.

One of the many trees that were knocked down during the storm, many of them taking power lines with them as they fell. This tree was on Beach 129 Street, across from St. Francis de Sales School. One of the many trees that were knocked down during the storm, many of them taking power lines with them as they fell. This tree was on Beach 129 Street, across from St. Francis de Sales School.

Firefighters attempt to move a large west end tree. Firefighters attempt to move a large west end tree.

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