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Gerry Smith

Four Months After Sandy, Lower Manhattan Businesses Still Waiting On Verizon | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.28.2013 | Technology

Potential customers don't need to ask whether The Wayland, a chic bar in Manhattan's East Village, accepts credit cards. They can just read the sign -...

Not Your Grandma's Infrastructure: Post-Sandy Wake-Up Call

Nancy E. Anderson | Posted 03.06.2013 | College
Nancy E. Anderson

The energy systems a 21st century megacity needs can't be 20th century retreads. They won't be reliable, they can't be secured and they won't be efficient. Recovering from Superstorm Sandy's insurgent devastation means a fundamental rethinking of these relics.

Helping Sandy's Littlest Victims

Jessica Seinfeld | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact
Jessica Seinfeld

As we go about our busy lives during the holidays, it's my hope that we can also stop to consider the people whose lives remain in turmoil. The families affected by Hurricane Sandy were some of this country's most vulnerable.

WATCH: Knicks' Tyson Chandler Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In New York's Rockaways

Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atl...

NOLA to New York

Andy Kopsa | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Andy Kopsa

The initial 12 portraits I shot in New Orleans show Katrina survivors holding simple signs with their personal messages to New Yorkers. I named the project NOLA to New York to honor two cities I call my own, two cities now connected by a particular kind of tragedy.

Long Lines For Coney Island's Most Population Attraction: Food Aid

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer Even more ubiquitous than the National Grid trucks and boarded up storefronts dotting the streets in post-Sandy Coney Island are t...

Hurricane Sandy's School Lessons

Marc Epstein | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education
Marc Epstein

The fact that hundreds of thousands of students are now riding long distances on an overtaxed aged mass transit system isn't even a consideration for a mayor who claims to be at the forefront of the Green Movement.

Katherine Bindley

Manhattan Residents Still Displaced, Waiting For Answers Weeks After Sandy | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

Nancy Gregory braced herself for the long walk. "We're going to climb 17 stories now, in the dark," said Gregory, who stood with a duffel bag unde...

Gas Station Owned By Taxi Tycoon Hoards Fuel For Cabs Only | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York

JACKSON HEIGHTS -- A Queens gas station owned by a taxi tycoon is refusing to sell gas to anyone but yellow cabs -- with preferential treatment for hi...

NYC Imposes Emergency Gas Rationing

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

Due to the high demand of gas post-Hurricane Sandy, New York City and Long Island will begin gas rationing on Friday morning. If your license plat...

Natural Solutions Are Part of the Solution to Sandy's Challenges

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Mark Tercek

If there is a silver lining to the storm, it is the discussion it has sparked around the vulnerability of our infrastructure and the need to re-build it better. Nature is changing the game. Will we build smartly or fail to seize the opportunities that more resilient "natural" infrastructure present?

It Shouldn't Take Sandy to Wake Us Up

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

There is so much to do, so much to give, so much to offer to the world before a crisis. All we can do is appreciate what we have, do our best, be our best, and never take anything for granted.

El Bronx Was the Best Place to Survive the Hurricane

Julio Pabon | Posted 01.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

All the folks living in the projects in the South Bronx are not suffering like the people living in the high risers in downtown Manhattan.

Coping With Loss After Sandy

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

While many people are moving on with life as usual post-Sandy, others are still dealing with her wrath. Loss following the hurricane can come in different forms: financial, structural, emotional, energetic, physical, social or spiritual. How can you cope with your loss and best move on?

In Sandy's Wake: Lessons For College Students And Their Parents

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

My family is one of the fortunate ones, but it is my hope that sharing our lessons will help college students and their families maximize safety in the face of any disaster.

Hurricane Sandy Tested Us, and We Came Through

Ed Koch | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Ed Koch

New Yorkers are resilient. Nevertheless, these catastrophes make us appreciate the importance of energy to the world as much as fire was appreciated by prehistoric mankind.

Did Gotham's Rats Survive Hurricane Sandy?

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Bora Zivkovic How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy’s flooding of lower and east ...

Jason Gilbert

THE RETURN OF THE PAY PHONE | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When Apple's iPhone cannot find a cell signal, the phone's status bar displays -- in lieu of the typical 3G or 4G line of bars indicating ...

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS: Halloween In Blackout NYC

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler and Kristen Taylor | Posted 12.04.2012 | New York

After Hurricane Sandy hit New York City and surrounding areas with terrific force this week, Halloween will still go on Wednesday night -- even, or pe...

MTA: Limited Subway Service To Resume Thursday

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the MTA would begin resuming limited service on both Long Island Railroad and Metro-North beginning Wed...

Transportation In NYC In Sandy Aftermath: A Guide

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

On Monday, as hurricane turned superstorm Sandy ripped through the five boroughs, New York City came to a screeching halt. Public transportation w...

WATCH: Building Facade Collapses During Storm

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

The facade of a four-story building located on 8th Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan collapsed Monday night during Hurricane Sandy. The FDNY conf...

#hpSandy: Your Photos Of The Hurricane, From D.C. To New England

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Hurricane Sandy swept across much of the Eastern Seaboard yesterday, bringing floods, fires and power outages to 15 states and the District of Columbi...

LOOK: Massive NYC Blaze Destroys At Least 80 Homes

AP/The Huffington Post | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiny beachfront neighborhood told to evacuate before Sandy hit New York burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters, transformi...

Joy Resmovits

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