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Two Men Rescued After Falling Into Icy Jamaica Bay Waters

amNewYork, New York | Ivan Pereira | Posted 04.12.2013 | New York

A group of cops braved ice cold waters over the weekend to save a pair of boaters who were kayaking in Jamaica Bay a day after the snowstorm. A polic...

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

Jamaica Bay Can Point the Way Toward a More Resilient Post-Sandy New York

Dr. Nancy Kete | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York
Dr. Nancy Kete

How should we approach the reconstruction and restoration? We must first answer the question of how we can help both the people and the bay they live on prepare for, withstand and emerge stronger from an acute crisis like Sandy. Five key steps could help to accomplish this goal.

Defending The Marshland Of Jamaica Bay

Narratively | Posted 10.02.2012 | New York

Turn left or right anywhere in Broad Channel, and you'll be at the water in minutes, peering out at a green-and-aqua patchwork of smaller surrounding ...

Where Airport Security Falls Flat

Bill de Blasio | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Bill de Blasio

Billions of dollars spent at our airports since 9/11 have bought many of us peace of mind when we fly. But as recent events show, peace of mind is no substitute for real security.