NYC Power Outage: Photos of the Blackout

A blackout across parts of the Manhattan's west side on July 13, 2019, knocked out power to tens of thousands. New Yorkers shared photos that included spooky subway stations, an evacuated movie theater and Times Square billboards gone blank.

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People walk past Radio City Music Hall in the dark during a major power outage affecting parts of New York City on July 13, 2019.
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Seen from the air, a large section of Manhattan's Upper West Side and Midtown neighborhoods sit coated in darkness during a partial blackout, July 13, 2019 in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
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The M57 crosstown bus pick up passengers during a major power outage on July 13, 2019 in New York City.
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People are seen on the streets in Times Square in the dark during a major power outage affecting parts of New York City on July 13, 2019.
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People walk down a street of Manhattan after a power outage hit the borough in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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Times Square's billboards are seen black after a power outage hit Manhattan in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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A police officer directs transit with Times Square's billboards in the background after a power outage hit Manhattan in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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An entrance to the C and E trains at the 50th Street Subway Station is dimly lit during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York.
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Times Square's billboards are seen black after a power outage hit Manhattan in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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Times Square's billboards are seen black after a power outage hit Manhattan in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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Traffic lights out of service as a massive power failure hit parts of Manhattan in New York, United States on July 13, 2019.
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Passengers wait at a metro station as a massive power failure disrupting subway hit parts of Manhattan in New York, United States on July 13, 2019.
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Broadway street is seen with no power after a power outage hit Manhattan in New York City on July 13, 2019.
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Kerri Zynen
Kerri Zynen shared this photo showing what Radio City Music Hall's sign looks like without power.
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Robert Hum
CNBC breaking news producer Robert Hum said power on in some sections of Times Square and off in others was "a bit surreal."
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Twitter/@grammarflic
The AMC theater at Lincoln Square had moviegoers evacuate the building over the blackout.
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This shows what it was like inside the AMC theater at Lincoln Square.
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Another view from inside 57th Street Station.
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This photo shows traffic lights out at W. 56th Street and Seventh Avenue.
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