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Sandy 2012

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...

New York Movie Fans Can Help Recovery Efforts by Giving Much-Needed Blood at Lincoln Center on 11/13

Michael Vazquez | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Michael Vazquez

One pint of blood can save three lives. Three hundred blood-drives were cancelled due to Tropical Storm-slash-Hurricane (type correct term to satisfy ...

So Sandy Made You Fat...

Juliet Jeske | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Juliet Jeske

I have read a bunch of articles on the web lately about New Yorkers who gained weight while stuck at home with no power. Well here is a simple solution. What burns calories and relieves you of the guilt of bitching about an added five pounds? Storm cleanup.

What Sandy Is Teaching New York City That 9/11 Didn't

Eric Roston | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Eric Roston

Superstorm Sandy delivers a message first heard on Sept. 11, 2001: New York, as a proxy for the United States, is unprepared for anticipated 21st century threats.

NYU Hospital's Backup System Undone by Key Part in Flooded Basement

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Sheri Fink

After Hurricane Irene, officials at NYU Langone Medical Center spent several million dollars protecting its backup power system from flooding, according to Richard Cohen, vice president of facilities operations.

An Upper East Side Building Becomes an Oasis for Its Next-Door Neighbor

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

On Monday, October 29, Scott Falk was worried. He had made all necessary preparations for Hurricane Sandy as his building was designated a Zone A evacuation site. But it wasn't high tide as yet and already the storm surge had caused the FDR to flood.

Mayor Mike: Leading With Ego

Len Levitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Len Levitt

Poor Mayor Mike. He is trying to lead the city in its recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Alas, his billionaire ego keeps getting in his way.

Katherine Bindley

Man Proposes At Canceled Marathon Finish Line | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Sports

Like all the competitors who trained for the 2012 NYC Marathon, Hannah Vahaba will not be running the race this year. But she also will never forget h...

15 Major Companies That Are Helping Sandy Victims

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

With all the talk of fake charities and scam artists trying to take advantage of hurricane victims, it's easy to overlook the people and corporations ...

Katherine Bindley

Why New York Canceled The Marathon | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The show was supposed to go on. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a midday press conference Friday that the ING New York City Marathon would...

Political News Roundup: Bloomberg and the Boss

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Vanity Fair

Three sets of unlikely bedfellows from yesterday. The first: you and your tiresome Upper West Side friends, who will continue sharing a studio apartment and a DVR until at least Saturday.

Talking To Kids About Severe Weather

Posted 11.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the East Coast was hit with a massive “superstorm” t...

How Many Art Works Did Sandy Destroy? | Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts


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.

What's in a Word: Sandy Pulls Me Back to Earth

Robin Hardman | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Robin Hardman

My father grew up in Atlantic City and owned a house in a neighboring town until just a few years ago. Looking at footage of splintered chunks of the city's famous boardwalk floating down city streets, I saw disaster.

Another Year, Another Hundred-Year Storm

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

You can help with disaster relief by donating to the Red Cross here or by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relie...

NYC Revelers Make the Best of the Sandy Blackout (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York
Jeffrey Campagna


Best/Worst Moments of Hurricane Sandy

Alona Elkayam | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York
Alona Elkayam

On Monday night Sandy struck downtown Manhattan leaving us without light, water, or access to Duane Reade. It was that inner Girl Scout experience I have been longing for.

20 Things To Do When You're Stuck Indoors With Kids -- Again

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

East Coast schools are closed due to Hurricane Sandy for the third day in a row, and it just happens to be Halloween. If you’re lucky enough to be s...

Stocks Resume Trading After Two-Day Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

U.S. stock trading has resumed after a two-day interruption caused by Sandy. The opening went off without a hitch, but questions and criticisms about ...

Lessons Learned Too Late

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

First off, apologies to all for the lack of a newsletter yesterday, due to the lack of a functioning system on which to publish the newsletter. Most o...

Mark Gongloff

Stock Market Could Be Crazy When It Opens Again | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

If and when U.S. stock trading starts up again on Wednesday, the crowd waiting to trade will be like those Black Friday masses busting down the doors ...

10 Things You Need To Know About Hurricane Sandy's Devastation

Reuters | Anna Yukhananov and Mohammad Zargham | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Millions of people awoke to scenes of destruction wrought by Sandy after the powerful storm smashed into the eastern Un...

On Hurricane Sandy

Al Gore | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather.

After Sandy

Rob Delaney | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York
Rob Delaney

As I looked at these pictures of the babies being evacuated, I had a depressing thought. What are the financial situations of these babies' parents? Are they poor? Do they have insurance? Are they on Medicaid?