People flooded the streets from the heart of Manhattan in Times Square to neighborhood blocks in Brooklyn.
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Cheers and honking could be heard in Manhattan as the Biden announcement was confirmed.
LISTEN: NYC erupts in cheers and honking as Biden wins PA pic.twitter.com/6PgjEU7QGz— Dan Krauth (@DanKrauthABC7) November 7, 2020
Eyewitness News reporter Josh Einiger tweeted "a city rejoices over election call."
On the Upper West Side, residents celebrated with hugs, horn-honking, bell-ringing and banging on pots and pans.
NYC celebrates our new President... pic.twitter.com/YsQLwZ0N4b— Anthony J Triano (@AnthonyT1953) November 7, 2020
The sounds of relief - congratulations President Biden pic.twitter.com/DlpvZueYrr— Braydon Robinson (@NZ2NYC) November 7, 2020
Large crowds gathered in Washington Square Park to celebrate
In Harlem, revelers were popping champagne, and dancing in the streets.
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In Brooklyn, blowhorns, accordions and car horns could be heard going off on the streets.
Grand Army Plaza saw hundreds break out into cheers.
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/B6JN0FejA2— Anthony Bautista-Ramil (@cahiny) November 7, 2020
Hundreds were seen singing and dancing to music in Fort Greene Park.
And at the Barclays Center, one individual stood on top of a car and cheered on the crowd as they gathered around him.
Now it’s really going. This guy is amazing. pic.twitter.com/Xjgg1rc5dv— Zach Duffy (@zachduffy) November 7, 2020
In New Jersey, residents were seen waving American flags, while traffic moved slowly as several cars honked in celebration.
The response brought back memories of the salutes to essential workers every evening during the peak of the pandemic in New York City and the celebrations continued well into the evening.
Hours after Biden was projected as the winner, thousands of people gathered in Times Square once again to hear him address the nation from Delaware.
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