The Empire State Building, to show off its new LED lights, put on its first ever "light show" on November 26, 2012 at 9PM. The light show was synchronized to Alicia Keys songs Girl is on Fire and Empire State of Mind.
The 2nd light show was during the 4th of July 2013 fireworks show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUPsJOHw-rA&feature=share&list=PLzGbpPxAaU9Abk5Tr3KKe6rzOdxt9RsLQ&index=1
The 3rd light show was Halloween night 2013.
The Third video here, Philippines Haiyan / Yolanda - remembers those people affected by the November 2013 typhoon.
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy hit Hoboken, NJ causing widespread flooding, forcing evacuations, and Governor Chris Christie landed 4 helicopters in Hoboken to survey the damage. Three videos: Hoboken flooding; evacuation; Governor Christie
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On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy and a full moon caused the Hudson River to flow into Hoboken, NJ. The western edge of Hoboken was the first to lose power at 9:12pm Monday, October 29. In the morning of Tuesday, October 30, 2012, the water had started receding, but the flooding in western Hoboken, near the ShopRite supermarket was still widespread. Many ground and first floor apartments were flooded. Many cars flooded and ruined with water reach over the wheels and to the door handles.
Super Storm Sandy, Hudson County, New Jersey, flood