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Mayor Bloomberg institutes odd-even gas rationing

Nov 8, 2012
Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.
Posted In: gas, New York City, gasoline, Hurricane Sandy

Thousands of New Yorkers displaced after Sandy

Nov 5, 2012
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, Michael Bloomberg

After Sandy, the marathon must go on

Nov 2, 2012
The New York City Marathon will go off as scheduled Sunday morning as the city still deals with clean up, massive power outages, and limited transit services.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City

Sandy strands elderly in New York highrises

Nov 1, 2012
New York is boosting food deliveries to elderly residents stuck in powerless high-rise buildings. Nonprofits are scrambling to help too.
Posted In: elderly, New York City, Hurricane Sandy

Sandy's water damage was predictable

Nov 1, 2012
Experts say damage to New York's subway from rising sea levels should not have come as a surprise and other cities could experience similar devastation from Sandy-like storms and hurricanes.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, subway, water damage

After Sandy, New York's new normal

Nov 1, 2012
It's been three days since Sandy hit New York City and as residents wake up this morning, the city is still staggering back to normal.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City

Lower Manhattan flickers back to life

Oct 31, 2012
Despite the loss of power in lower Manhattan, Wall Street and some nearby businesses reopen. But downtown is dead compared to midtown.
Posted In: manhattan, Hurricane Sandy, electricity, New York City

How to repair a 108-year-old subway system

Oct 31, 2012
Transit authorities say Sandy has caused the worst crisis for the New York Subway system in its 108 year existence. Two days after the storm, the transit system is still at a halt.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, public transportation

New York City reboots after Sandy

Oct 31, 2012
New York City begins to reboot in its second day after Sandy. Residents cope with subway closures and reflect on how the region fared the storm.
Posted In: New York City, Hurricane Sandy

Making a business out of making fangs

Oct 31, 2012
Sebastiaan Van Houten, who works at a the Halloween Adventure store in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood talks about his job as a self-described "fang-smith" -- he crafts custom-made prosthetic fangs.
Posted In: Halloween, New York City

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