November 4, 2012. A fallen tree in front of 161 27th Avenue (corner of 12th Street) - Queens. About half of the 20,000-plus calls to the city’s 311 line for downed trees and branches as well as hanging limbs came from Queens after Hurricane Sandy. (Photos: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates) Click on images to enlarge.
“We call Con Ed and wait for them to turn them off,” he said. “That’s the most dangerous part of this job.”
Queens tops the city in downed tree woes after Superstorm Sandy
New York Daily News - November 9, 2012 - By Lisa L. Colangelo