Lights Back on in East Village, SoHo, Chelsea

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Update (5 p.m. EDT): According to Con Edison and  every single person on Twitter, the power is back on in the East Village, SoHo, other parts of Lower Manhattan. Check out this Instagrammed proof of a working stoplight.

Update (5:24 p.m. EDT): Con Ed with a description of the electrified area:

@gauravkapadia Network: #Canal on south, #Bdway on west, #EastRiver on east and #14th St. on north.

— Con Edison (@ConEdison) November 2, 2012

Update (5:30 p.m. EDT): Everybody honked and cheered when the lights came back on. Wouldn’t you?

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Power just came back in the East village. Honking and cheering. People are going bonkers.

— caitlin thompson (@caitlin_thomps) November 2, 2012

This is part of the reason why:

Just remembered that I can maybe now order Seamless Web and that’s when the tears came.

— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) November 2, 2012

Update (6:05 p.m. EDT): The Chelsea network is back up. Con Ed explains where that is:

#Chelsea network: #HudsonRiver on west, #30th/31st St. on north, 14th/15th on south. #5thAve on east

— Con Edison (@ConEdison) November 2, 2012

Update (5:30 p.m. EDT): Everybody honked and cheered when the lights came back on. Wouldn’t you?

Power just came back in the East village. Honking and cheering. People are going bonkers.

— caitlin thompson (@caitlin_thomps) November 2, 2012

This is part of the reason why:

Just remembered that I can maybe now order Seamless Web and that’s when the tears came.

— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) November 2, 2012

Update (6:05 p.m. EDT): The Chelsea network is back up. Con Ed explains where that is:

#Chelsea network: #HudsonRiver on west, #30th/31st St. on north, 14th/15th on south. #5thAve on east

— Con Edison (@ConEdison) November 2, 2012