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Frankenstorm 2012

Prohibition Rewind: Pennsylvania Liquor Authorities Shutter Shops Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2012 | Small Business

Shut-in Pennsylvanians hoping for some liquid courage to help face the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy had little luck Tuesday--all liquor stores in the ...

Life Without Starbucks A 'Scary' Scenario For Manhattanites Who Travelled Across Town To Find Open Store

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

Hordes of people traipsed to midtown Manhattan Monday, traveling by foot and by cab to stand in long lines for an important commodity that Hurricane S...

Hurricane Sandy: Largest Hurricane In The Atlantic Basin

Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

Hurricane Sandy is officially listed as the largest hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic Basin, according to the National Hurricane Center, as it ...

Twitter Users Announce Looting Plans For Sandy

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.30.2012 | Crime

Some individuals have moved to Twitter to plan out possible looting sprees in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. As the massive storm swept through ...

PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Devastates Atlantic City

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

As communities along the East Coast assessed damage from Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday, Atlantic City, N.J. was among the areas most ravaged by the storm...

Jeffrey Young

Beyond NYU Hospital, Medical Facilities On East Coast Weathering Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

A handful of hospitals in New York and New Jersey closed and evacuated patients, while others are operating solely on backup generators, but most hosp...

Matt Sledge

In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy, Bloomberg And Cuomo Say We Should Prepare For Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A day after New York City experienced its worst storm surges in recorded history, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg said ...

Tom Zeller Jr.

A Storm For The Record Books

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

Even with a week to watch and model the projected outcomes of the hurricane dubbed Sandy, which joined two other wintery weather systems late yesterda...

Why Democrats Are Right To Politicize Hurricane Sandy

New York Magazine | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Disasters are inherently political, because government is political, and preventing and responding to disasters is a primary role of the state. But th...

John Pavley On HuffPost Live

Posted 12.30.2012 | Media

HuffPost CTO John Pavley talks about The Huffington Post tech issues from Hurricane Sandy....

Ben Hallman

Red Hook Residents Survey Flood Damage, Begin Cleanup (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- In the end, the sandbags were no match for Sandy. Red Hook resident Ethan Fugate, 41, and his girlfriend were eating dinner Monda...

Thousands Of Schools Closed For Second Day For Superstorm

Posted 10.30.2012 | Education

Thousands of schools along the Eastern Seaboard are closed Tuesday as Superstorm Sandy recedes, marking the second day that millions of students are w...

Several NYC Subway Tunnels Ravaged By Flooding

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

New York City MTA Chairman Joseph J. Lhota released a statement Tuesday declaring Hurricane Sandy the most "devastating" disaster in the subway's 108-...

Obama Cancels Wednesday Campaign Appearances In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The politics of Hurricane Sandy are obviously difficult to game out. But the White House has clearly decided that it would look uncomfor...

Chris Kirkham

Hotel Stay Offers Welcome Distraction From Storm Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The city is silent and dark. Power has been out for hours. Parts of town have become an obstacle course of downed trees and flood...

How Are Weather Geeks Coping With Hurricane Sandy?

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology

The first question we always ask is “why?” Why, when the rest of us are hunkered down in our kitchens gathering canned food, water and batteries, ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Is God To Blame? Clergy Reflect On Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK -- When a partially-collapsed construction crane began teetering from a Manhattan high-rise a block from the home he shares with fellow Jesu...

On Not Scaring Ourselves to Death: Moving Beyond the Adrenaline Rush of Frankenstorm to Real Energy Independence

Daphne Wysham | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Daphne Wysham

Climate change is upon us, folks, and if this is what a 1 degree Celsius rise looks like, imagine what a 2, 3 or 4 degree rise looks like.

New York Gyms Keep Doors Open, Patrons Sweat It Out Even as Hurricane Shuts Down Subways, Shopping

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.29.2012 | Health and Fitness

Even as New York City battens down the hatches in advance of Hurricane Sandy's intensifying strength Monday evening, some area gyms want their patrons...

Michael Calderone

Cable Networks Ignore Climate Change In Hurricane Sandy Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.31.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -– With the presidential candidates grounded and news networks intensely focused on Hurricane Sandy, some suggested Monday that climate cha...

Chris Kirkham

Massive Riverboat Is Rescued Before Breaking Loose In Connecticut Harbor

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

NORWALK, Conn. -- As the rain pelted and winds gusted at their strongest yet Monday, a half-dozen cops and firefighters in this seaside town puzzled ...

Superstorm Sandy Live Updates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of s...

ABC News Anchors Blast Unidentified Jet Skier Flying Down East River

Posted 10.29.2012 | New York

As Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc across the Northeast, city and federal officials have been urging the public to stay indoors and move way from the wat...

Joy Resmovits

Homeless New Yorkers Face Sandy Without Shelter: 'I Can Survive Just Like This'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- As Hurricane Sandy hurtled toward New York City on Monday, Eduardo Acevedo, 57, sat in an empty lot just steps from the Hudson River. Stra...

The 10 Most Intense Hurricanes In U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

While government forecasters have called the projected storm surge on the New York metro area the "worst case scenario," Hurricane Sandy remains a cat...