The devastation in Breezy Point, where a fire destroyed at least 111 homes, including that of U.S. Congressman Bob Turner.
A van crushed by an uprooted tree in the Whitestone area, in a photo taken around 4 p.m. Monday.
Army National Guard trucks patrol Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
A damaged sign on Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica.
Another fallen tree, this one at the very eastern edge of Queens, at the junction of the Cross Island Parkway and Hempstead Turnpike.
A woman poses for a photo on the East River in Long Island City as Hurricane Sandy begins bearing down on the region.
People observe the gathering storm from the shoreline in Long Island City, with the Queensboro Bridge in the background.
This tree blocked off 74th Street south of Juniper Boulevard South, crushing a Volkswagen beneath it.
A friendly reminder to drivers on Tuesday from the state Department of Transportation. The location is the northern end of Woodhaven Boulevard, where it crosses under the Long Island Expressway before terminating at Queens Boulevard and the Queens Center mall, in Elmhurst.
The first-floor windows were blown out on this home on 165th Avenue in Howard Beach. Many suffered the same fate.
Shoppers looking to beat the rush bought out the bread aisle by Sunday afternoon at Vitelio's Market Place in Forest Hills.
London plane trees, also called American sycamores, seemed to be especially rough on cars in Queens. Here is another unfortunate meeting of the arboreal and the automotive on the streets of Howard Beach.
The East River rises at the gantries in Long Island City, in a photo taken Monday night by an area resident and provided to the media by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
A damaged building in Jamaica.