By Lauren Hawker
The controversy surrounding the upcoming New York City Marathon on Sunday was quickly becoming symbolic of the disconnect New Yorkers between areas affected by Hurricane Sandy and those untouched. In Staten Island, the devastation has been immeasurable. With power returned to a portion of lower Manhattan residents, the city decided to cancel the marathon.
Before the announcement, BTR’s Lauren Hawker took these candid shots of the raceway.
All photos by Lauren Hawker. For more, check out the BTR Flickr account.