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Freak Snow Storm Destroyed 1,000 Central Park Trees

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Central Park could lose 1,000 trees due to the unprecedented weekend snowstorm, the group that manages the park said Monday. The storm ha...

Noreaster Causes 1.7M Power Outages Along East Coast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | New York

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) An unusually early and powerful nor'easter dumped wet, heavy snow Saturday on parts of the mid-Atlantic region, weighing down ...

Is New York Prepared For A Hurricane?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers recovering from Tuesday's earthquake may soon be treated to their second natural disaster in a week. Hurricane Irene is n...

The Deadly 1911 NYC Heat Wave

Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

If you think this heat wave is bad (and it is!), check out this 1911 New York Tribune article, "Heat's Scythe Mows Down 56 On Fifth Day" about a deadl...

The Heat Is Too Damn High

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

For those of you who, when huddled and shivering in winter coats in December's blizzard, warming hands in gloves and mugs of cocoa on the sidewalk, wi...

Best Sunbathing Spots In The City

| Afrodet Zuri | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

Summer's here and it's time to catch some rays. You need to show off your newest bikini (or scope out hotties in their new bikinis), and that streaky ...

How Climate Change Is Screwing With Your Average Business Traveler

Stanley Bing | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Stanley Bing

It used to be that business travel represented an all-expenses paid way to get out of whatever obnoxious climate you were sick of. Except now when you get places, they're all sort of the same. Rain. Gush. Clouds. Cheesy wind.

WATCH: Lightning Strikes The Empire State Building

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Well, at least it wasn't a blizzard! New York got its first severe thunderstorm of the season last night complete with high winds and driving rain...

Heavy Snow Storm Hits Upstate New York With FEET Of Snow

AP | BEN DOBBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — With snow piled up waist- and shoulder-high in communities downwind of the Great Lakes, Annette Miller took her usual walk in ...

Snow Strands Hundreds Of Drivers In New York

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Hundreds of cold and hungry motorists spent hours Thursday stranded on a western New York highway after an accident caused a bac...

City Council To Grill Administration Over Slow Snow Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

City Council members will pepper Bloomberg administration officials over the city's sluggish response to last month's crippling snow storm. At th...

Snow Storm Traps Drivers Upstate (LIVE BLOG)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A heavy snow storm hit Buffalo this morning, with as much as 24 inches pounding Western New York on Thursday. Hundreds of motorists are stranded on In...

August Weather To Remain Hot, But Not Like July | By Ruby Cramer and Jane H. Furse | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As the second hottest July on record ended this weekend with a couple of "balmy" days in the 80s, New Yorkers were hopeful that the worst was over. ...

Record-Breaking Heat Hits New York

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's blistering. Scorching. Steamy. Brutal. Baking. Torrid. Ovenlike. It's run-out-of-adjectives hot. "A volcano – that's what...

New York Temperatures Could Hit 100 Degrees

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The East Coast roasted under an unrelenting sun Tuesday as record-setting temperatures soared past 100 from Virginia to Massachusetts...

The Best Places To Tan In New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

So July's heat wave may be over, but that doesn't mean you have to give up getting healthy glow just yet. With that in mind, here are the best places...

It's Official: Tornado Hit New York

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: It's official: The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado blew through New York on Sunday. Workers from the New York City O...

Hot in the City

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan A. Schein

What is it about a heat wave in New York that brings out the least green behaviors of some our retailers?

Tornado Hits Near Binghamton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BINGHAMTON, NY (AP) -- A small tornado has ripped branches off trees in a town in the southern tier of New York near the Pennsylvania border. A met...

Yonkers Storm Ravages Homes: Boy Survives Because Mom Let Him Sleep In Basement

New York Daily News | Barry Paddock and Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A mom's decision to let her 7-year-old son sleep saved his life. Hours after Jennifer Crespo decided to leave her son Trent in the basement - rather ...

New Yorkers: Turning the Gray Skies of Summer into Money

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Janice Taylor

Just in case you haven't noticed, we have had an unprecedented wet and gray June. We could scream, cry and complain. Or, we can act like the resilient New Yorker's that we are.