NYC Flooded with Sewage and Toxic Chemicals in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

NYC Flooded with Sewage and Toxic Chemicals in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

Hurricane Sandy has moved on after wreaking havoc on the East Coast and leaving several mid-Atlantic cities underwater. New York and New Jersey bore the brunt of Sandy's fury and…

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Some MTA Subway Lines May Reopen Tomorrow, Other Limited NYC Public Transit Services Returning Gradually

Some MTA Subway Lines May Reopen Tomorrow, Other Limited NYC Public Transit Services Returning Gradually

Photo by Daniel C Sommer After Hurricane Sandy crashed through the east coast on Monday, Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Chairman Joseph J. Lhota described the storm as having…

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This Roller Coaster is in the Ocean Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

This Roller Coaster is in the Ocean Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

Photo by Brian Thompson We've written about the possibility of the Jersey Shore sinking but Hurricane Sandy has now shown us how very real those concerns were. Reports from all…

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VIDEO: Dramatic Con-Ed Station Explosion at Hurricane Sandy's Peak

VIDEO: Dramatic Con-Ed Station Explosion at Hurricane Sandy's Peak

Much of Lower Manhattan is still in the dark thanks to the explosion that occurred during Hurricane Sandy at the Con Edison power plant on Avenue C and 14th Street. What many thought…

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Scientists Have Warned New York Officials About Hurricane Sandy-Like Dangers for Years

Scientists Have Warned New York Officials About Hurricane Sandy-Like Dangers for Years

No top New York official can feign surprise when questioned about the city's crippled public transportation system or the millions of people left without power following Hurricane…

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PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Causes Estimated $10B in Damages Across Manhattan and Brooklyn

PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Causes Estimated $10B in Damages Across Manhattan and Brooklyn

Lower Manhattan Blackout Photo: Lori Zimmer The Prospect Park area experienced a bevy of fallen trees, including some notable older trees in the park itself. Bushwick had a…

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Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo Admit to Relationship Between Sandy and Climate Change

Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo Admit to Relationship Between Sandy and Climate Change

©NYCMayorsOffice After the wreckage that Hurricane Sandy brought to the New York City area on Monday, both Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Andrew Cuomo are admitting that the storm…

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NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

via Imgur As Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officials begin to assess the damage wreaked on the city's public transit system by Hurricane Sandy, all services in New York City…

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New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant on 'Alert' Due to Rising Water Levels from Hurricane Sandy

New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant on 'Alert' Due to Rising Water Levels from Hurricane Sandy

Last night Exelon Corp. declared an "alert" at its New Jersey Oyster Creek nuclear power plant as a result of Hurricane Sandy's record-breaking storm surge. The alert is the…

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Did Climate Change Increase the Severity of Hurricane Sandy?

Did Climate Change Increase the Severity of Hurricane Sandy?

During the endless news cycle of the election year, climate change appeared to be an afterthought in the American consciousness. The issue has been conspicuously absent in the run-up…

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PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Already Flooding Brooklyn and Manhattan

PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Already Flooding Brooklyn and Manhattan

A video of the flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn near the India Street East River Ferry Pier. This fence decided to call it quits before Hurricane Sandy even started. We stepped…

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Reports Say Much of Atlantic City is Underwater Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

Reports Say Much of Atlantic City is Underwater Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

Photo: @jitneyguy The U.S. East Coast has been scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Sandy all weekend, and it seems that the storm's effects are already showing in a severe way. Water…

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How to Find the Hurricane Sandy Shelter Closest to You

How to Find the Hurricane Sandy Shelter Closest to You

Hurricane Sandy has already started to rage, and water levels have been rising around New York. If you’re stuck in an evacuation zone with nowhere to go (or no way to get there with…

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Hurricane Sandy Update: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Declare a State of Emergency

Hurricane Sandy Update: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Declare a State of Emergency

The Governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have all declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy's unwelcome arrival next week. Upgraded to a category 1…

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How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

GET TO HIGHER GROUND We New Yorkers are known to be brave, but sometimes the smart thing to do is to just abandon ship. As you can see from this evacuation map of the city, many areas…

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New York City Suspends Public Transport as Hurricane Sandy Whips up the Atlantic

New York City Suspends Public Transport as Hurricane Sandy Whips up the Atlantic

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Sunday morning that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will start suspending all public transportation at 7 p.m. Sunday. NYC…

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PHOTOS: Ray Villafane Unleashes an Insane Army of Ghastly Zombie Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden

PHOTOS: Ray Villafane Unleashes an Insane Army of Ghastly Zombie Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden welcomed guests all weekend to watch the pumpkin master at work. Villafane and his crew of Trevor Grove, Alfred Paredes, Chris Vierra and Andy Bergholtz, a…

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See Inside Manhattan's First LEED Gold Townhouse by BW Architects

See Inside Manhattan's First LEED Gold Townhouse by BW Architects

A major key to the home's certification and effortless beauty is its ample amounts of natural light. Giant steel and glass windows line the basement, parlor floor, and south facade of…

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Woman Turns Her Tiny 200 Square Foot Brooklyn Apartment into a Cozy and Classy Home

Woman Turns Her Tiny 200 Square Foot Brooklyn Apartment into a Cozy and Classy Home

Looking at West’s home, it's evident that she has a background as a designer, stylist and curator. Her small yet rich space looks like an outpost of her vintage home store Collier…

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Piezoelectric Energy-Generating

Piezoelectric Energy-Generating "Scene Sensor" Wins the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Competition for Freshkills Park

With a proposed energy-generating capacity of 5,500 MWh, Scene Sensor is comprised of two planes that span the width between the site's northern and eastern mounds, where a strong wind…

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HURRICANE SANDY ALERT: Frankenstorm May Ruin Halloween

HURRICANE SANDY ALERT: Frankenstorm May Ruin Halloween

Trick or treaters in the New York area may have to figure out how to fit their Halloween costumes over snowsuits this year. Hurricane Sandy is heading out of the Caribbean and is…

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New York Man Donates a Whopping $100 Million to Central Park

New York Man Donates a Whopping $100 Million to Central Park

It's no secret that we New Yorkers adore Central Park, but one man loves it so much he donated a whopping $100 million to its endowment, marking the largest amount ever gifted to a…

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Leo Villareal's Giant LED BUCKYBALL Lights Up the Night at Madison Square Park

Leo Villareal's Giant LED BUCKYBALL Lights Up the Night at Madison Square Park

The thoughtful and mathematical structure of Villareal's BUCKYBALL is visually interesting in itself, but its constantly changing programmed light sequences are what really mesmerize.…

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PHOTOS: Manolo Valdés' Dramatic Metal Head Sculptures Take Over the New York Botanical Garden

PHOTOS: Manolo Valdés' Dramatic Metal Head Sculptures Take Over the New York Botanical Garden

Visitors to the New York Botanical Garden can now enjoy the outdoor space as a sculpture park in addition to the center's plantlife from all over the world and seasonal zombie…

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Mystery Yarnbomber Decorates Greenpoint's Transmitter Park with Crochet Art

Mystery Yarnbomber Decorates Greenpoint's Transmitter Park with Crochet Art

We've seen many instances of yarnbombing in New York City from Olek's rainbow-camo bikes to the Campaign for Wool's fountains of felt, but the Transmitter Park piece appears to have…

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