During the first day after the storm, I went to my go-to cafe for a bit, but it was packed and I felt bad taking a seat away from storm refugees desperate to charge electronics and enjoy a hot beverage. I had both power and internet at home.
Whole Foods is slated to open in Williamsburg at the intersection of Bedford Avenue and N. 4th Street mid-2014. For now, though, the site is a more or less a boarded up, open-air, unfinished warehouse.
All is well here in my Williamsburg, Brooklyn abode. The building swayed during the bigger gusts enough to make us worry a little, but my neighbors and I didn’t lose power. I’m feeling grateful.
We have trees in Williamsburg, but not like in Brownstone Brooklyn.
My friend Melissa Hope Chusid created this great collage about life returning to normal on the Upper East Side.
When I walked through my own neighborhood this afternoon, Mast Brothers had reopened. Momofuku Milkbar had not. Nor had Modca. Oslo was open – thank goodness – but didn’t have any pastries understandably. Pies n Thighs was not only open, but delivering.
The subway still isn’t working so I’m Brooklyn-bound for a few days.