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The Rockaways

LOOK: This NY Home Can Survive A Hurricane And Only Costs $50K

Posted 12.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's been nearly a year since Superstorm Sandy ravaged parts of the northeast, and some families are still struggling to pick up the pieces. In New Y...

Weiner Slams 'Hipster' Concession Stands

| Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

By Katie Honan ROCKAWAY BEACH -- Embattled pol Anthony Weiner took aim at the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways -- slamming the p...

What To Do At Coney Island And The Rockaways

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Two of New York's best-known waterfront neighborhoods took a beating last fall from Superstorm Sandy: Coney Island in Brooklyn and th...

PHOTO: 1930s Subway Train Makes Rare Trip

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 05.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of lucky New York City commuters got a surprise trip back in time when eight 1930s-era subway cars were briefly returned to servi...

WATCH: Knicks' Tyson Chandler Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In New York's Rockaways

Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atl...

WATCH: Rockaways Residents Recount Storm Horrors

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

THE ROCKAWAYS, NY: More than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy -- the 1,000-mile-wide storm that caused up to $50 billion in damage -- blew a surge of o...

Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

By John Rudolf, Ben Hallman, Chris Kirkham, Saki Knafo and Matt Sledge On the night that Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Vinny Baccale was in h...

My Rockaways in Ruins

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Andy Ostroy

Relief organizations, like the Red Cross, aren't doing enough. LIPA, the Long Island Power Authority, isn't doing enough. Thankfully, there's been an army of volunteers who've been filling the void as best they can.

The Salt Marsh

Francis Levy | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Francis Levy

The salt marsh in Broad Channel weathered the storm. The lights are still out in the Rockaways and Howard Beach, and the town of Broad Channel has been devastated to the point where a fishing vessel presently makes it home in the middle of a traffic island.