Manhattan blackout
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New York power outage

Catalina Soler of Spain celebrates after the lights come back on in Manhattan.

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People celebrate on Sixth Avenue after power returns following a major weekend outage.

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An MTA worker prepares a generator at the 57th Street train station during a major power outage Saturday in New York City.

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People spend time on their phones as they wait in a building lobby during the New York power outage.

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People walk down the streets during the outage, which plunged subway stations into darkness and flicked off the Times Square billboards. 

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Manhattan’s Columbus Circle is filled with a crowd during the blackout.

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