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Giant "Lily Pads" will capture stormwater at Brooklyn's largest public-housing complex

When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in October 2012, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook didn't stand a chance. Surrounded by the waters of the Gowanus Canal, Upper New York Bay, and Buttermilk Channel, the coastal community was ripped apart by the tidal surge. Show More Summary

New York skyscrapers adapt to climate change

With a skyline crowded with ever-more luxury towers, the construction of another Manhattan skyscraper wouldn't normally be remarkable. Planned just after deadly Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York in October 2012 -- sounding another alarm...Show More Summary

De Blasio's ASL Translator Has Starring Role In Future Islands' New Music Video

Back in the Bloombergian era, American Sign Language translator Lydia Callis skyrocketed to local stardom thanks to her high-profile work during the Mayor's Hurricane Sandy press conferences. Though Callis's celebrity status has since gone the way of Ivy St. Show More Summary

Canadian Disaster Relief Volunteers Denied Entry At Border For ‘Stealing Jobs’

A church-based group of Canadian volunteers heading to New Jersey to continue Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts was denied entry at the American border over concerns that they would “steal American jobs” in construction. According to a...Show More Summary

Climate Change Is Turning Minor Floods Into A Major Problem

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

It goes without saying that major natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, deservedly, tend to capture far more media attention than less extreme, more localized flooding. But ignoring those minor storms could prove...Show More Summary

SONG PREMIERE: Cinema Cinema Unload Sharp-Toothed Punk On “Taxi Driver”

Cinema Cinema first met Martin Bisi in 2012 amid the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Bisi, whose BC Studio was located just a few blocks away from the band’s rehearsal studio, was walking through the streets overwhelmed by the destruction...Show More Summary

Hurricane Sandy troubles also hit La. flood victims

last monthNews : USAToday: News

La. victims also alleging altered engineering reports, lowballed claims payments.        

From box of bits to the Brooklyn Invitational: 1951 BSA C11

Everyone loves a good barn find. But the story behind this adorable BSA has a different twist: It’s a charity find. When Hurricane Sandy tore through the Eastern seaboard of the United States in 2012, New York was hit hard. In an effort...Show More Summary

Project drawing on recovery lessons from Hurricane Sandy to improve U.S. resilience and disaster preparedness

Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.

Bookshelf: Houses of the Holy, and of the Working Class

Dorothy Day’s granddaughter has written a family memoir, and two documentaries look at the beach communities on the Rockaway Peninsula before and after Hurricane Sandy.

About New York: Sunny’s Bar, Revived After Hurricane Sandy, Is Being Saved, Again

Family heirs saw the glorious dive not as a neighborhood jewel, but as prime real estate. The widow of Sunny Balzano had another vision.

The Neediest Cases: ‘To Hell and Back’ as a Cancer Survivor, Storm Victim and Caregiver

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

DeBraan Varvaro, 61, provides care for her younger sister, who is a paranoid schizophrenic. Their financial and health problems worsened after Hurricane Sandy.

How a Natural Disaster Almost Put FreshDirect Out of Business

When Hurricane Sandy damaged the grocery delivery service's entire 160-truck fleet, co-founder Jason Ackerman had to take desperate measures to mobilize his team and get the business back up and running.

NYC has fixed 60% of homes in Hurricane Sandy repair program

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The city has now completed work on 60% of homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy through the Build It Back program, new stats show.

Shattered Apparitions of the Western Wind (2013). Annie Gosfield #hurricane #ghostly

3 months agoMusic / Classical : aworks

Inspired by Debussy's What the West Wind Saw, complete with sounds of Hurricane Sandy an eerie soundscape that oscillates between tumultuous winds and ghostly silences

2, 3 Trains Won't Run Between Brooklyn And Manhattan On Weekends In 2017 Due To Sandy Repairs

Sandy, that sonofabitch hurricane that wreaked so much havoc on the city four years ago, is still impacting us today. There's the problems associated with the city's Build It Back program, there's the looming L-pocalypse and now we can add a weekend shutdown of 2 and 3 trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan in order for the MTA to do Sandy-related repairs. [ more › ]

"Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Property Values"

Abstract: Are coastal cities adjusting to rising sea levels? This paper argues that large-scale events have the potential to ignite the process. We examine the effects of hurricane Sandy on the New York City housing market. We assemble a large plot-level dataset with rich geographic data on housing sales in...

How leading publications can prepare for a tidal wave of citizen reporting

How Leading Publications Can Prepare For A Tidal Wave of Citizen Reporting During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, CNN made a gaffe when it falsely announced that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water. Chad Mayers and other...Show More Summary

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