L Magazine round up of Irene’s damage in BK:
Irene in Brooklyn: Hurricane News by Neighborhood
Carroll Gardens: The Carroll Gardens Patch got video of men scooping water off the roof of the newly opened Bar Bruno, on Henry and Union, with buckets.
Ditmas Park: A car on Argyle was an early victim of the storm, taking a branch to its rear window, the Ditmas Park blog reports.
DUMBO: Main Street flooded, DUMBO NYC reports, causing several children to frolic.
East New York: The Belt Parkway flooded near Pennsylvania Avenue, the Bensonhurst Bean reports.
Gravesend: Flooding affected the N line, whose track beds became standing pools, according to a photo released by the MTA and published on Bensonhurst Bean. The neighborhood also seemed to be one of the hardest hit by power outages.
Greenpoint: A small uprooted tree was the worst of it, judging by photos on Greenpointers.
Marine Park: Several trees were down, according to a mention on Sheepshead Bites.
Park Slope: A woman fell into a manhole, whose cover had been washed away, Fucked in Park Slope reports.
Prospect Lefferts Gardens: A 32-year-old man almost died when a tree came crashing down on his ’98 Sebring, which he’d just parked on E. 54th Street, the Post reports.
Prospect Heights: Critics assailed the Atlantic Yards project for not securing projectiles on its construction site, including loose lumber, Atlantic Yards Report reports.
Prospect Park: Fallen branches littered roadways, while large pools formed on the Long Meadow, according to photos on the Park Slope Patch.
Red Hook: Yup, it flooded. The Carroll Gardens Patch has photos of Van Brunt Street.
Windsor Terrace: the Windsor Terrace blog has several photos of snapped, felled, and deracinated trees.