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Your Guide to Grocery Shopping After Hurricane Sandy

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Trader Joe's in Brooklyn
Trader Joe's in Brooklyn

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During the storm Monday night, one recurring theme on Twitter was "Help! I've already eaten all of my hurricane supplies." Lucky for anyone who plowed through all of their emergency Luna bars before the sun rose on Tuesday, most of the big grocery stores have re-opened in some capacity. Certain outposts of Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and Fairway are back in business, and if your part of the city has power, there's a good chance your local Key Foods or D'Agostino is up and running.

Whole Foods: At 6:08am, Whole Foods announced via Twitter that the Columbus Circle, 97th Street, and 57th Street locations would be open today. However, the downtown stores—Tribeca, Bowery, Union Square and Chelsea—are all currently closed. The tweet adds that there may be more updates on the Tribeca store later today.

Trader Joe's: The Upper West Side location is open, but Chelsea and Union Square are still without power. According to the unofficial Trader Joe's Brooklyn Twitter, the Atlantic Avenue store is open today from 10am to 2pm (and as of about an hour ago, there was no line.)

Fairway: All locations are open, with the obvious exception of Red Hook.

D'Agostino: Eight uptown locations are up and running: 110th and Broadway, 91st and Columbus, 83rd and Lex, 76th and Lex, 80th and York, 54th and Tenth, 53rd and First, and 56th and First.

Union Market: Both Park Slope locations and the one on Court Street are operating with regular hours.

Brokelyn also has a terrific round-up of open grocery stores in Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, and Clinton Hill. But at this point, it's safe to assume that anyone living in Brooklyn won't have too much trouble acquiring provisions. The real question is lower Manhattan. Have you spotted any open food stores below 34th Street? Let us know in the comments.
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