The Day | Schools, Polling Sites Relocated By Sandy

EAST VILLAGE truckRia Chung

Good morning, East Village.

As we reported, there were still many East Villagers and Stuyvesant Town residents without power and heat last night. If you’re one of them, let us know in the comments or via Twitter, where we continue to share breaking news.

This morning, there were 5,000 Manhattanites and a total of 130,000 New York City residents without power. [NY Post]

The F train is running again. [MTA/Twitter]

The L train still isn’t running into Manhattan, so Williamsburg residents faced a long commute. [NY Times]

Students were bundling up as they returned to Lower East Side schools without heat. [NY Times]

Bard High School Early College on East Houston Street and Millennium High School on East 15th Street are among those that have been relocated today. [NYC]

Residents of Campos Plaza are without hot water or heat. “I no got [sic] water. No steam. I’m a sick person. I got problems,” says one resident. “My daughter she is not healthy. My husband is sick, too. This is terrible.” [WNYC]

The polling site at Bard H.S.E.C.- 97, at 525 East Houston Street, has been moved to PS 188 or 196, 442 East Houston Street. [NY Post]

Restaurateurs struggled to reopen after the storm. The manager of Village Pourhouse said he drove all over town looking for ingredients. [DNA Info]

NYU kept many buildings up and running during the blackout by going into “island mode” and relying on its cogeneration network. [NY Times]

Nick Gazen on DJing at Lit on Wednesday: “It was truly a Halloween like no other. Everyone who was there would keep repeating the same comments: That it was like Escape From New York or a zombie apocalypse. It was beautiful and frightening.” [Vice]

At Zum Schneider, an East Village resident says, “”There is nothing like being able to go back to the same restaurant that I have been going to. I still have no power, warm water or heat at home.” [NY Daily News]

East River Park took a beating, photos show. [GammaBlog]

“The Public Theater announced that it would delay its first preview of ‘The Twenty-Seventh Man,’ by Nathan Englander, to Thursday at the Martinson Theater,” and other off-Broadway theaters offered discounts. [NYT]

The Public also gave away free tickets. [Public]

Yesterday, the line for gas was 35 minutes long, and stretched up to East Fifth Street, at the BP station on Second Avenue and East First Street. [The Local/Twitter]

The farmers of the Stuy Town and Tompkins Square greenmarkets banded together. [East Village Eats]

East Villagers talk about the first thing they did when power came back. [NY Mag]

Bicycle-powered electricity was in full effect not just at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, which is calling for volunteers, but also at ABC No Rio. [Capital NY]

Public and Saxon + Parole donated all of their profits to a DUMBO restaurant that got slammed by Sandy. [Eater]

La MaMa reopened with three new productions. [Broadway World]