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Hurrican Sandy

Christie's Bully Pulpit and the "Lady Mayor"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One thing's certain in the latest allegation against New Jersey Gov. Christie Christie: either Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is blatantly lying through her partisan teeth or the Trenton Bully Brigade has struck again.

Climate Advice to New York City: Act Like an Island

Alexia Parks | Posted 02.02.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

With billions of federal dollars flowing toward the shores of New York and New Jersey, isn't it about time for politicians and civic leaders to sit down with the new kid on the block and come to an understanding of who is really in charge here?

Find Your Inner Hero

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Peter A. Georgescu

Hurricane Sandy has brought out the hero in thousands of volunteers who responded by putting themselves at the service of those in need, day after day -- many of whom are still without power even now.

A Dog-Forsaken Superstorm -- One Dog's Account of Superstorm Sandy

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Lauren Cahn

"You can thank me later," I thought to myself, as I peed on my brother's running sneakers. So far, I'm still waiting for my family to thank me, since I'm sure it's the only reason we're back in our comfy house after a ridiculous 11 days after Superstorm Sandy.

My Rockaways in Ruins

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Andy Ostroy

Relief organizations, like the Red Cross, aren't doing enough. LIPA, the Long Island Power Authority, isn't doing enough. Thankfully, there's been an army of volunteers who've been filling the void as best they can.

How Google Maps Can Help Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

Google Maps is most often used to show us how to get from point A to point B. But over the years, this service has evolved into a much greater piece o...

Katrina Victims to NYC: You’re Going to Be OK

Mashable | Posted 01.02.2013 | Black Voices

Need a dose of warmhearted feelings in the wake of Hurricane Sandy? We've got just the Tumblr for you....

Sheryl Crow Wants a 'Woman in the White House' (Audio Exclusive)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2012-11-01-ScreenShot20121101at1.08.33PM.pngHere's a brand new song that Sheryl Crow just wrote in light of the current political atmosphere. This is the first time anyone has heard the new track, and she's also offering a free download.

Michael Calderone

Cable Networks Ignore Climate Change In Hurricane Sandy Coverage | 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...