Via Alana Newhouse
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The city that's known for its bright lights went dark Monday night, leaving the Manhattan skyline an eerie shadow.
Electric company Con Edison experienced a major plant explosion, which shut off power in several areas, including Lower and Mid-Manhattan. The company also chose to shut others' power, in order to prevent further damage from superstorm Sandy. The company is tweeting its plans to shut down more surrounding areas.
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New Yorkers are sharing pics of the creepy, dark skyline online. For for more images of Hurricane Sandy, check out the gallery below.
This story originally published on Mashable here.