Seaside Heights, New Jersey has been revitalized since Hurricane Sandy devastated the boardwalk area in 2012. Governor Chris Christie is scheduled for the ribbon cutting of the new Hydrus roller coaster this Memorial Day weekend. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The Hydrus opened in May, replacing the famous Jet Star roller coaster, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Experience the ride in this 360° video.
The Hydrus replaces the Jet Star roller coaster on the beach at Seaside Heights, where Hurrican Sandy left the old coaster a tangled wreck.
Years after the hurricane destroyed 350 homes, the private community has not fully recovered. But there are flip-flops for sale again in the surf shop, and new sand dunes to hide young lovers.
The White House budget proposal would liquidate about 1 million barrels of gasoline reserves created in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in fiscal year 2018, according to White House documents released on Tuesday. The U.S. Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve (NGSR) was created to minimize the impact...
By Craig and Marc Kielburger As the Brooklyn streets went dark and flooded with water, pummeled by the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy, Lizbeth Lucero watched her mother pace the apartment—and pray. In the weeks that followed, her family went without power or heat. Show More Summary
In October 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the densely populated U.S. East Coast, the state of New Jersey needed information fast. State planners and emergency managers turned to U.S. Census Bureau data about the people livingShow More Summary
A Long Island woman is planning to use winnings from a Lotto ticket to repair a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Ten years ago, dozens of single-story beach cottages dotted the streets of Merion Park, a low-lying neighborhood in Ocean City's south end. Then Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012 and the … Click to Continue »
Seven of eight kiddie “pedal” cars at Keansburg Amusement Park survived Hurricane Sandy.
In a new building in the West Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan, the first floor is four feet above ground and all electrical systems have been elevated.
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
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
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
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
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
The Cepeda family can’t catch a break.
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
La. victims also alleging altered engineering reports, lowballed claims payments.
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