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Superstorm Sandy New York

Will NYC Build A Barrier To Protect From Surges?

AP | JEFF DONN | Posted 11.25.2012 | New York

-- Think Sandy was just a 100-year storm that devastated New York City? Imagine one just as bad, or worse, every three years. Prominent planners and...

Sandy Victims' Homes Looted Over Thanksgiving

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Some residents of a New York City neighborhood that suffered fire and flooding during Superstorm Sandy say thieves looted their damaged ho...

Immigrants Struggle After Sandy

AP | CLAUDIA TORRENS | Posted 01.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Superstorm Sandy plunged some immigrants living illegally in the U.S. into darkness and even deeper into the shadows. Some of those who n...

MAP: Helping Sandy Victims This Thanksgiving Weekend

The Huffington Post | Lucette Jefferson | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

This Thanksgiving, many New Yorkers find themselves in a unique position. While many have resumed their regular lives, after Hurricane Sandy, there ar...

PHOTOS: The 'Humans Of New York' After Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

When Sandy hit New York City, it completely destroyed some neighborhoods just as completely as it spared others. While Breezy Point was under water an...

A Test Of Leadership


NEW YORK -- For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, leadership often came with an empathetic hug. For New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, it came with an angry ti...

Canarsie Locals Think They Should Have Been Evacuated

DNAinfo | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York

CANARSIE — Residents along Canarsie's devastated waterfront are slamming the city for underestimating the threat of floods before Hurricane Sandy. ...

Cuomo Pens Climate Change Op-Ed

Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, reacting to the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, penned an op-ed in Thursday's Daily News calling for more prep...


AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The utility companies Consolidated Edison and Long Island Power Authority confirmed Wednesday they received subpoenas from the state a...

Rent Refunds Coming To LES Residents

DNAinfo | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE — Tenants of a 1,600-unit complex who have spent the past two weeks without power, heat or running water will receive a rent refund,...

Raccoon Who Took Shelter In Library During Sandy Won't Leave

| Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — He's a real bookworm. The raccoon that took shelter at a Queens library during Hu...

Sandy First Responders Help Victims Before Themselves

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- When Sandy's storm surge plowed into the seaside neighborhood of Breezy Point, New York City police Officer and volunteer firefighter Tim ...

Major NYC Tunnel Set To Reopen

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The former Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, a key New York City thoroughfare flooded by Superstorm Sandy, is being reopened to cars. New...

Best Of Enemies: Why Occupy Is Working With NYC's Government

Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

Two hundred people were lined up at a hurricane relief center in a park in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood Sunday morning when three volunteers hoi...

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Survived Sandy

AP | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. — The Christmas tree that will dominate New York's Rockefeller Center survived the winds of Superstorm Sandy that left a path ...

Cuomo To Seek $30 Billion In Sandy Federal Aid

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, which heavily damaged parts of N...

PHOTOS: Veterans Day Parade In NYC

Posted 11.12.2012 | New York

U.S. military veterans, young and old, marched down Fifth Avenue Sunday for the annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. According to CNN, The Un...

Sandy Damages Five Houses In One Family

DNAinfo | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

GERRITSEN BEACH — Diane Sullivan spent the eighth day after Hurricane Sandy dragging debris and digging up sand outside her clapboard home. The m...

After Two Storms, 55,000 Con Ed Customers Without Power

AP | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Consolidated Edison Inc. says the nor'easter knocked out power to another 55,000 customers in New York City and Westchester County. ...

PHOTOS: The Destruction Of Oakwood, Staten Island

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Staten Island is still reeling from the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly half of the 42 killed by the storm in New York City were from th...

WATCH: When The Lights Came Back On In NYC

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

Lower Manhattan gave an audible cheer Friday afternoon. After days of living in the dark, the power was back in the East Village, the LES, and Soho. ...

Sandy Coverage: A Manhattan Perspective (VIDEO)

Michael Kay | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Michael Kay

I wanted to capture the city in the lead-up to, during and after Hurricane Sandy; the following reports give a resident's account over the two days of chaos. Incidentally, the building whose façade collapsed was half a block away and across the road from my apartment.

Will Superstorm Sandy Finally Silence the Climate Science Deniers?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

Enough with the lies, distortions, and misinformation on this topic. Can we all agree to face reality and accept that global climate patterns have shifted?

WATCH: Time-Lapse Shows Explosion, Blackout

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

The Hurricane Sandy time-lapse video has finally arrived. We watched an Irene time-lapse last year, but it's safe to say that this video, created by S...

Chris Kirkham

'Nobody Saw It Coming': Hundreds Displaced In New Jersey Describe Fast-Rising Flood | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

MOONACHIE, N.J. –- The first signs of trouble were the car alarms: Dozens of them, all going off at once, just after midnight at Hurricane Sandy's p...