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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

2 weeks 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

last monthMusic / 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

The Neediest Cases: 4 Years After Hurricane Sandy, 2 Households Still Wait to Go Home

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Despite federal, state and city programs created to help rebuild damaged homes, the Rodriguez family and Elena Trama of Brooklyn

6 types of misinformation circulated this election season

Fake news isn’t new. Think back to Hurricane Sandy four years ago, when incredible amounts of false content circulated, including claims the NYSE was flooded and sharks appeared on flooded streets in New Jersey. At the time, there was much debate about how to deal with these issues. The New Yorker’s Sasha Frere-Jones called Twitter a “self-cleaning oven,” suggesting that...

From NYC to Rio: NASA helps cities address climate risks

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) After Hurricane Sandy rocked the U.S. East Coast in 2012, the New York City government set out to repair the city -- and asked for NASA's help. The mayor's office didn't want NASA scientists out there with hammers or hard hats. Show More Summary

Enter The Vortex That Is Kokomo

New York City-based photographer Michael Marcelle uses the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as inspiration for an ethereal photo series

After Hurricane Sandy, One Neighborhood Gives Itself Back to Nature

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Oakwood Beach area of Staten Island was once home to hundreds of people. They endured floods and wildfires because they loved living on the beach. But then hurricane Sandy blew through in 2012 and caused untold damage. Since then,...Show More Summary

Top Hedge Fund Manager Slams Trump For Lack Of Charitable Giving And Says He Is Voting For Clinton

David Tepper, who for years lived and worked in northern New Jersey, said Donald Trump did not financially contribute to efforts to help people in New Jersey after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Sandy.

Catfish's Nev Schulman & More Celebs Are Running in New York City Marathon 2016 - See the List!

Today (November 6) is the 2016 New York City Marathon! This marks the annual event’s 46th year and has been held every year since 1970, except in 2012 when it was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. The five-borough course starts in Staten Island and ends in Central Park near Columbus Circle. Racing has already started [...]

Diary of a New York City Marathon, Now With a Finishing Kick

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

A 2012 examination of the route, published in one-mile increments, was truncated by Hurricane Sandy. The writer returns, four years later, for the final two miles (and 385 yards).

Photos: City Debuts New $250 Million Staten Island Water Tunnel Damaged By Sandy In 2012

Mayor de Blasio and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo commemorated the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York by opening a new water tunnel running from Brooklyn to Staten Island, which was delayed because of damage from Sandy. [ more › ]

Four years after Hurricane Sandy, New York metro still making repairs

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Four years later, the statistics associated with Superstorm Sandy are still staggering.        

NYCHA paints over Brooklyn housing project's toxic mold issue

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Toxic mold continues to plague the Red Hook public housing complex four years after it was hit by Hurricane Sandy, according to a survey.

27 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 4 years ago

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Four years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast with a record-setting 14-foot surge. Winds gusted up to 80 mph, and tides were especially high due to the full moon. It wreaked havoc on the shores of the Northeast, killing at least 100 people. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Hurricane Sandy wasn't enough to keep people from building on the coast

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leslie Kaufman at Inside Climate News writes—Sandy's Lessons Lost: Jersey Shore Rebuilds in Sea's Inevitable Path: Toms River, N.J.—For most of the last century, modest one-story summer bungalows lined this private strip of road that dead-ends at Vision Beach. Show More Summary

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