How New York City Powered Through the Blackout

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Published on 14 Jul 2019, 19:26
Just like that, parts of New York City were plunged into darkness as a blackout took hold of one of it’s busiest areas: midtown Manhattan. Traffic lights went out and subway trains stopped right in their tracks. The outage even stopped Jennifer Lopez in the middle of her concert. This outage happened exactly 42 years after all five boroughs suffered through a massive blackout that stretched July 13-14, 1977.’s Stephanie Officer takes us to midtown