This photo was snapped by a reader who writes:
I snapped this photo on Friday. I’m standing on the cement path leading up to the beach and I’m looking back at the Riis Park paring lot filled with debris from homes destroyed by Sandy.
The mountain of waste stands as an ominous reminder of everything that people lost. In many cases, it was everything. No plans have been revealed as to where the city plans to dispose of the excess garbage, which was once prized by its owners.