A patrolling police van drives past the sandbagged entrance of an apartment building in Battery Park City as Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Battery Park City and other ... more 
A patrolling police van drives past the sandbagged entrance of an apartment building in Battery Park City as Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Battery Park City and other areas in Lower Manhattan have been evacuated in advance of the storm. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jason DeCrow
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 8:20 AM EDT