Crews finished cleaning up damage on Saturday that was left behind by a manhole explosion in the middle of Manhattan.
Baumgardner said three separate times the city came and told him essentially he should not believe his eyes.
About 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.
Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.
Power problems were spread around the area as the heat soared into the mid-90s for a second day Wednesday, and Con Edison said many factors – including damage dating back to the winter – are to blame.
Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.
It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.
A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.
Residents of a Queens apartment complex are fed up after going the past month and a half without hot water and cooking gas.
The famed Carnegie Deli in Midtown will remain closed for at least two more weeks, after it was found to be diverting some of its gas before it reached the meter.
A manhole cover went flying Friday evening in the Bronx, leaving a woman and two children injured.
A spokesman for Barneys said the unauthorized connection with pre-existing and unrelated to their renovation.
Calls from customers concerned about gas leaks have risen sharply since the deadly explosion last week in the East Village, and Con Edison inspectors have been working at a frantic pace.
The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.