A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from Moore himself on the latest accusations against him. Show More Summary
Reflecting on the past decade of hurricanes’ devastation – Katrina, Sandy, Harvey, and all the others – I’ve seen that our leaders have a nearly unvarying knee-jerk response, as Michael Kimmelman puts it: American politicians make big promises. Show More Summary
ME, FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY: The Lessons Learned From Hurricane Sandy.
Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, discusses her management style, President Trump and coffee preferences in an interview.
To honor the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York and New Jersey, thousands of people, including myself, marched over the Brooklyn Bridge last weekend. We marched to remember the victims of the storm and stand in solidarity with survivors of Hurricane Maria – but also to demand concrete action from our elected officials on climate change. […]
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy happens to fall just on the other side of a summer bookended by devastating storms. Below, we’ve collated damage reports to estimate how Sandy figures relative to the recent spate of disasters to strike U.S. shores, […]
It has been five years since Hurricane Sandy claimed the lives of more than a hundred people and upended the lives of millions more along the mid-Atlantic coast. After the storm, New York City called upon the Rutgers School of Public Health to train residents on ways to safely deal with the aftermath. Show More Summary
As Texas, Puerto Rico and Florida are struggling to come back from the devastation of recent hurricanes, here in New York we recall our own extreme weather experience with Superstorm Sandy. Five... To view the full story, click the title link.
Rather than resisting the ocean, they're taking advantage of its resources.
It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy, one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history, ripped through the East Coast of the country. The storm killed more than 100 people, destroyed communities in coastal New York and New Jersey, crippled mass transit, cut power to millions, and inflicted billions of dollars of damage to infrastructure. Show More Summary
Lucy Sparrow's Cornershop, where everything's made of felt. Five years ago today a Kickstarter team was supposed to be over in the UK celebrating our first international expansion. Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy trapped them in a soggy New York. Show More Summary
When hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria recently pounded Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, the severity of the storms was often attributed to climate change. “Four Underappreciated Ways That Climate Change Could Make Hurricanes Even Worse,”...Show More Summary
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When Superstorm Sandy struck at the end of October 2012, the fallout was widespread and remarkable. Some of the most overt consequences were immediate: signs of crisis were shouted through a bullhorn. Homes and buildings kneeled at the foundation; trees were yanked […]
Five years after it opened (without power) the week of Hurricane Sandy, Left Bank in the West Village will be celebrating with a candlelit dinner on Tuesday evening with 10% of the night's sales being donated to Best Friends Animal Society, a rescue organization helping animals in NYC in addition to places impacted by hurricanes. Show More Summary
New York City is investing $145 million toward protecting waterfront communities in Rockaway, Queens, a neighborhood that still hasn't recovered from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is granting...Show More Summary
Monday: Lessons from a hurricane, fall weather (finally), and Halloween events.
A wind advisory was in effect until 6 a.m. Monday across the city a full five years after Hurricane Sandy barreled in.
A powerful storm was forecast to slam the Northeast on Sunday, threatening to bring heavy rains, flooding and damaging winds to the region on the fifth anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Sandy. Read morehis | Linking Blogs | Comments
Hurricane Sandy not only destroyed lives and homes, it also ripped away a facade of security.
Gov. Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday reflected on Hurricane Sandy and said New York has come back stronger and smarter.