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The Resurrection of Freak Bar

In 2012, the carnivalesque Coney Island bar was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Now it’s back.

Donald Trump 'refused to give Chris Christie top job after governor offered him his germ-covered phone'

last weekNews : The Cutline

Mr Trump, according to Mr Green's accounting, angrily rebuffed the offer to use someone else's mobile because of their germs so close to his face. Mr Christie and Mr Obama had become closer in the wake of the Hurricane Sandy disaster, when the President had mobilised federal emergency aid to the state to aid in recovery.

Study Suggests NYC Will Face Sandy-Level Flooding Twice Per Month Due To Rising Sea Levels

Rising sea levels due to carbon emissions could cause New York City and Long Island's coats to regularly experience the kind of flooding levels that were last seen during Hurricane Sandy, according to a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists. [ more › ]

Rising seas could force a large-scale retreat from U.S. shores within decades.

By 2100, New York and New Jersey could experience Hurricane Sandy–level flooding twice per month.

175 Minutes With … Jill Eisenstadt

“The water was up to the second floor,” Jill Eisenstadt is saying. She’s standing in front of her father’s house just off the beach in Rockaway, and talking about the night of Hurricane Sandy. “This is the house in the book, although I moved it.” In real life, the hurricane ... More »

Photos: Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged South Ferry Subway Station Is Finally Back

Lower Manhattan's upgraded South Ferry subway station, which closed for four years after being devastated by Hurricane Sandy, finally reopened at noon on Tuesday. [ more › ]

Ginkgo – Culture as a Bush

Q: I live in Brooklyn, New York. After hurricane Sandy all the trees around my house were killed due to the flooding from the sea water. I had them cut down to the stumps. Last summer my ginkgo tree stump started to sprout, looking like a small bush. This summer it is getting larger both […]

Five Years After Hurricane Sandy, New York Finally Gets Its New South Ferry Station Back

It took five years and about $350 million in renovations after the stop was inundated by the superstorm.

Joe Lhota Is Back As MTA Chairman

Lhota, who got the subways running after Hurricane Sandy, will take over the job as the agency faces crises on multiple fronts.

Will storm barriers arrive in time to stop the next Hurricane Sandy?

The warming Atlantic Ocean has raised the risk of another Hurricane Sandy. And still, trillions of dollars of real estate and infrastructure near the shores of New York City and northern New Jersey... To view the full story, click the title link.

City official to step down amid Hurricane Sandy rebuilding woes

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The controversial head of the Department of Design and Construction is set to resign.

Not Your Mother’s Jersey Shore

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Five years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed communities along the shore, some towns have used the rebuilding process as a time to reinvent themselves.

After Sandy, New Jersey roller coaster back in action

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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

Strap Into the Jersey Shore’s New Roller Coaster

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

A Shiny New Ride Above the Sand at the Jersey Shore

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Hydrus replaces the Jet Star roller coaster on the beach at Seaside Heights, where Hurrican Sandy left the old coaster a tangled wreck.

Living In: Breezy Point, Queens: Tested by Hurricane Sandy

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Trump budget would sell entire US Northeast gasoline reserve

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Rising Tides And The World’s Next Refugee Crisis

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

New tools safeguard Census data about where you live and work

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

Long Island friends collect $8.3M in lottery winnings

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Long Island woman is planning to use winnings from a Lotto ticket to repair a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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