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New York City Hurricane Sandy

Chris Christie Releases Estimate On Hurricane Sandy Damage

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | Green

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Superstorm Sandy caused at least $29.4 billion in overall damage in New Jersey, acco...

The Outpouring of Love Following Hurricane Sandy

Diana Mao | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Diana Mao

In the midst of tragedy, hopelessness, and uncertainty for so many, New Yorkers, once again, banned together and took action.

Mayor Bloomberg Needs to Apologize to City Employees

David Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
David Cahn

Mayor Bloomberg has had a very tough week, and mistakes are a part of the process. The real test, however, is whether he can recognize his mistakes, take responsibility for them, and address them.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast, leaving devastation in its wake -- and a long cleanup ahead. One of the things blown away by the superstorm was our ability to continue to willfully ignore the issues of climate change and disaster preparedness -- especially given our fast-deteriorating infrastructure. Though the presidential candidates might have largely ignored these problems, Sandy's storm surge swept them to the forefront of the campaign -- and the national conversation. Now that we're talking about them, the question becomes: will we actually do what's needed to ready ourselves for the next disaster -- or will we dry ourselves off, recharge our devices, and bury our heads back in the sand (after we rebuild the sand pile, of course)? Hopefully, Tuesday's election will be the last one that happens without a substantive debate on these issues. In the meantime, here is how you can help those who are still desperately in need.

Hurricane Sandy: I Can't Complain

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Hilary Sheinbaum

Even though I feel misplaced this week, I'm far from complaining about idiotic things I'd rather be doing or ways I'd rather spend my time.

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 ...

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: Restaurants Open During Sandy Experience Surge Of Business | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home

On Tuesday afternoon, the majority of storefronts in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook were still b...

Matt Sledge

New York City Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers had been ordered to evacuate and the city's mass transit system was shut down on Sunday as officials ...