2006_03_coopcity.jpgParts of Co-Op City, the Bronx development with 55,000 residents, have lost power this morning at 2:30AM. And before you can blame it on Con Ed, Co-Op City produces its own power. CBS 2 reported that residents are "without electricity, heat or hot water," which is no good on this cold work morning. City agencies and utilities are working on the problem this morning.

Wikipedia Co-Op City, which was built on the former grounds of the amusement park Freedomland and is referenced in the They Might Be Giants cover, New York City. The River Bay Corporation manages Co-Op City, and the city recommends you first speak with your building manager or owner if you have no heat or hot water.