Grace Chow, 22, of New York, carries a large bucket of water on a twenty floor trip to help an older resident at Confucius Plaza in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, power outages have also meant loss of water for some buildings. Chow was volunteering with the New York United Dragon and Lion Dance group. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Massive power outages struck Manhattan following Sandy, and subways, schools and stores remain closed and dark.