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So we just got word that power is finally back in the east village in the lower east side in New York City but looting and may have hit the streets over the last few days.
There were even reports of the guardian angels out protecting the streets and with me with his stories.
Is Edward brown editor -- and it chef and owner at Eddie and wolf a local hot spot on Manhattan's lower east side.
They just so much for joining us and what just see you over the past couple days -- this what a lot of people have been worried about with tempers high.
And the lights out you know in lower Manhattan that.
The darker side would prevail.
Well being like do we side -- east village alphabet city is always -- greedy anyway.
Minus -- minus the power and we've not what they do know people around on the streets.
It does get little bit scary at times.
And people are afraid like nobody is out there anymore to ghost town.
I mean if people around here who live down there have said that you know they wanna go home but they're just afraid to be there at night because there is sort of -- now patrolling the streets and there's no light.
The worst element is taking over you know you say that you've -- people trying to steal generator is.
Gas taking inventory.
That you elected gas container outside you've -- it was stolen any what are some of the things that you seen happen downtown.
Well basically the worst thing that happened to my manager was she she got -- gunpoint.
23 blocks south of -- in the wolf.
With her boyfriend being like slightly beaten up -- not too bad but her credit cards which they cannot even use cash cell -- which doesn't even work as well.
Has been stolen people -- take generators -- chain -- generators after like 34 people really started to.
Carry it away and we -- listen guys think we need that.
The same with gas we've been -- gas supplies in the backyard.
It's it's pretty pretty bad because like -- number one was generators if you have one.
Vienna by one -- -- sold out and knowledge the next honestly the gas supply right no electricity no heat.
People like me give people -- candles that they needed because obviously we don't need them anymore.
But it's it's pretty -- -- there like people like basically.
This the food food container got dropped off on avenue C and eight street people -- just like taking things out of there.
To feed their families it's pretty pretty bad.
And it's gotten to that point this storm where you know at the beginning when there's a crisis a lot of people come together and help each other and you see the best sides of folks from the and then after a few days.
That wears away when things get really desperate and when the lights don't come back on -- when food doesn't come and and now I mean I understand that you have six people out that are just protecting the supplies that you have right now just trying to hang on to what you have -- -- got real life.
Running we -- -- -- running so at least you can cook for them.
Whatever supplies -- left with about perishable after 23 days will be used.
And they're happy to have a hot meal.
And they're really happy to be -- to be in in loyalists warm and love -- -- restaurant.
But I'm telling you like this should hopefully stop.
And I'm like 34 days but again even even though con Edison's restoring power to down to Manhattan.
Everybody's basement which has been flooded -- all the wet metres those buildings and what kind of car for a while.
-- it's it's going to be interesting to see how long -- will take to.
For them to restore power in all those businesses with the business -- we had.
With with our.
And please we couldn't pay.
This that this Letterman they have to pay rent first -- -- just passed.
It's pretty pretty bad yeah Edward thanks for coming on the show and best of luck to you thank you very much.