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The Daily Plant : Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Photo Essay: Storm Damage in Brooklyn and Queens

Daniel Avila

After the tornados hit the city last week, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe visited damaged areas throughout the boroughs and clean-up crews took to the streets to remove fallen trees and limbs. Parks photographers Daniel Avila and Malcolm Pinckney document the storm damage in Brooklyn in Queens in the Daily Plant's photo essay.

Click here to see the photo essay.


"As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes."
Mel Brooks
(1926 - )

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