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"Snow Way We'll Get a Blizzard"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a man who has been perpetrating snow jobs for more than half a century, I can say with authority that there is a simple reason why the Northeast has not yet been hit with a blizzard this winter: I had my snow blower tuned up.

Passengers Sue MTA For Leaving Them Stranded For Over 8 Hours During Blizzard

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

The city may not have had a white Christmas this year, but don't count on New Yorkers to forget the city's highly criticized Christmas blizzard cleanu...

Post50 Winter Health Risks: Don't Let The Cold Kill You!

Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

On the heels of 2011's record-breaking summer heat wave that saw oppressive temperatures and stifling humidity grip cities as far-flung as Wichita, Ka...

Chicago's Upcoming Winter Expected To Be Nation's Worst

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

If you thought winter in Chicago couldn't possibly get more intense than last year's blizzaster, get ready for this one: Long-range forecasters are ex...

WATCH: New Zealand Blanketed By Record Snowstorm

Posted 10.15.2011 | World

New Zealanders were witnesses to what some forecasters are describing as a once-in-a-lifetime event Monday as the nation was hit with its heaviest sno...

Report Critiques City's Response To 2011 Blizzard

Posted 08.21.2011 | Chicago

Though it can be hard to think back to the driving snow, harsh winds and sub-zero temperatures that marked Chicago's great Snowmaggedon of 2011 given ...

How Much Is Enough for Big Pharma?

Cliff Schecter | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Cliff Schecter

Nowhere is this greed more pervasive than among those companies responsible for the health of roughly 300 million of Americans: Big Pharma.

Chinese W.O.W. And StarCraft Theme Park Is No Rumor

The Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson, Senior Travel Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

So geek fantasies do come true. At least they do In Wunjin district, China. Reported way back on February 7, 2011 by a French gaming blog, the videoga...

Postmortem on Chicago's Worst Blizzard

Jim Neal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jim Neal

Snowfall totals rank this week's blizzard as the third worst in history, but you can't begin to judge the storm's presumptive ferocity by a mere 1.8" ...

Whiteout Day

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

It was pretty well impossible to get anywhere in Chicago yesterday. And Lake Shore Drive was still closed at 4:45 pm. (UPDATE - it re-opened this mo...

WATCH: Found Film Blizzard Mystery Deepens

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Filmmaker Todd Bieber found an undeveloped roll of film in the snow on December 30th, 2010, after the mega-blizzard hit NYC. So he did what any curiou...

Snowstorm Brings Out Kindness, Cooperation in South Suburbs

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Dailing

I only knew two things about the residents of Chicago's south suburbs when I moved here for work in the fall: Folks aren't as stuck up as they are in the northern 'burbs, but they are unfortunately Sox fans.

Blizzard Costs MTA $30 Million

Gothamist | John Del Signore in News on January 25, 2011 10:36 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Total of lost revenues incurred by the MTA due to last month's blizzard? $16 million. Cost of all that overtime? $14 million. Leaving New Yorkers stra...

WATCH: The Best Winter Fails

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Some people see snow in the forecast and they get excited, eagerly awaiting all the snowball fights and romantic winter strolls that are in their imme...

WATCH: Does This Canister Of Film Found During Blizzard Belong To You?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Filmmaker Todd Bieber was looking for adventure. So he took out his old skis and went skiing in Prospect Park after the 2010 blizzard. Along the way, ...

For the Right: A Regular Deregulation Celebration

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

When it comes to regulating, the Right is downright irregular. Now that Republicans control the House, they're hell-bent on further deregulating cor...

BLOG WATCH: Images Of The 'Beautiful Brooklyn Blizzard,' On My Modern Met

My Modern Metropolis | Posted by Alice on January 6, 2011 at 10:00am | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The day after Christmas, New York was hit with a massive snowstorm that blanketed parts of the state with nearly two feet of snow. Its sixth-worst on ...

Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Allan M. Jalon

In the early January of 2005, I took a long walk in a blizzard to look at sculpture. This recent blizzard reminded me entirely of that adventure.

At Year's End, a Tale of Two Cities

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

We probably should have stayed in New Orleans. At the end of a brief Christmas holiday there, last week's blizzard was edging up the east coast and w...

WATCH: Guy Skis 40mph Down Park Avenue

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The great blizzard of 2010 produced a surprising amount of art, including two documentary short films that are actually worth watching. The snowpocal...

The F Word: Public Workers Getting Snowed

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Laura Flanders

Non-New Yorkers gloat beware -- the Big Apple's storm offers just a taste of the problems that are likely to be coming your way.

Overcrowded Homeless Shelters Nationwide Look For Help This Winter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Shelters across the country are doing everything they can to provide homeless individuals with warm beds this winter season. In Arizona, they're openi...

Astoria Characters: The Master of the Mansion: 1927-2010

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"I want to die in this house." That's what Michael Halberian, owner of the storied Steinway Mansion, declared late on Christmas Eve. Three days later, the house that brought Michael life took him back.

Conservatives Claim Unions Caused NY Snow Jam

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dave Johnson

The corporate/conservative right are currently working a narrative that public employees and their unions are the reason for state and local budget problems.

The Politics of Mayor Bloomberg's Snow Removal Response

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

There is such an uproar over the snowy residue that some believe the storm could grow political. So where has Mayor Bloomberg gone wrong?