NYC is even more NYC in a blackout

NYT reports:

One man on lower Broadway complained to a police officer about a vendor immediately hiking the price of bottled water from $1 to $2…. “Y2K finally happened, people” cried a young man walking up Broadway, stutterstepping through the crowd…. On Sixth Avenue, a man, walking down a center traffic lane, said to his friend, “This is like in those movies, man, when a bomb drops or something and you have to live off the land.”