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.
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 === more === 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