Brooklyn small businesses face another devastating blow from floods

The torrential downpour that submerged large swaths of New York City on Wednesday night has left small businesses, already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, in a state of flux.

At least nine New Yorkers lost their lives in the storm, which shattered rainfall records and sent the city into chaos — with parked cars floating down streets, most subway lines halted, and countless homes severely damaged.

Gentle Perch in East Williamsburg was one of many Brooklyn businesses damaged by heavy flooding during the storm on Sept. 1. Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC

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