CONEY ISLAND - As Hurricane Irene, now downgraded to a tropical storm, leaves the area; residents are left to clean up the mess she made.
In Coney Island, more than 2 feet of water is covering some areas.
Tree branches have also fallen all over, some landing on cars.
The storm also knocked out power, leaving more than 6,000 people in the dark.
Residents say that they are glad that the storm wasn't as bad as expected.
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