The Night They Were Dancing in the Streets

A scene from Fort Greene last night. Photo: Getty Images

As we crossed downtown last night on the way home after an election party, it was impossible to go more than half a block without hearing whoops and chants from New Yorkers ecstatic over Barack Obama’s victory. Mobs descended on Times Square, Harlem, the East Village, and several parts of Brooklyn. We even saw two cars burning on Second Avenue! You all did such a great job of helping us cover parties all over the city last night, so let’s try this again. Tell us in the comments about where you were last night, and what the scene was like. If you have pictures, e-mail them to (Oh, and whoever screamed at us over a cab in the West Village, come on — you could have taken a hint from your candidate and conceded gracefully.)