“Manhattan power outage is believed have been caused by a transformer fire at 54th St. and West End Ave.,” NBC News reported being told by a senior city official.
Social media exploded with speculation Saturday evening as massive power outage blacks out portions of New York City. Even the New York City subway was shut down. Times Square was blacked out as well.
— AnitaMarks (@AnitaMarks) July 14, 2019
— Ravi Agrawal (@RaviReports) July 14, 2019
It was obvious that some New York residents were prepared or at least able to make due with no power.
— Liam Stack (@liamstack) July 14, 2019
Mayor De Blasio is rushing back to NYC to pretend that he has something to do with running it. His campaign event tonight in Iowa was canceled and when the audience was told, they both left immediately. #NYCblackout
— MARK SIMONE (@MarkSimoneNY) July 14, 2019
As of 11:45 p.m. New York City officials say all power has been restored.
— Nicole (@nmessina) July 14, 2019