Photos: Wading Through Hurricane Irene's Aftermath

<p>A cab in West Chelsea near the West Side Highway.<br/></p>

<p>A stroll down Bedford Ave. Preparedness or doggie abuse?<br/></p>

<p>A tree down at Hicks &amp; Clark Streets in Brooklyn Heights. An attorney has been retained.<br/></p>

<p>Second view of the tree.<br/></p>

<p>9th and 5th Street near the Lowe's Entrance, Gowanus.<br/></p>


<p>Slight flooding at Brooklyn Bridge Park<br/></p>

<p>Marks Brother's Playground on the Upper East Side.<br/></p>

<p>East 96th Street at the East River at 8 a.m. Note the perfectly normal trash.<br/></p>

<p>Braving the flood in the Rockaways.<br/></p>

<p>Bushwick inlet, "water is level with the land."<br/></p>

<p>"Tree down on Bedford with more flooding (not normal). Cyclists riding through with abandon (normal)."<br/></p>

<p>"Vagina Tree" in McCarren Park is no more.<br/></p>

<p>Trees down at Grand &amp; FDR in the LES.<br/></p>

<p>Grand &amp; FDR in the LES—3 trees down!<br/></p>

<p>West Harlem.<br/></p>

<p>Kids frolic in a common puddle in DUMBO.<br/></p>

<p>A tree rips up the grass like it's carpet in Elmhurst, Queens.<br/></p>