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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

Sandy halts New York City subway

Oct 30, 2012
The country's most extensive subway system has been put out of commission by Hurricane Sandy. A 14-foot storm surge sent water into the tunnels and seems likely to have caused considerable damage.
Posted In: New York City, MTA, Hurricane Sandy

Quiet and waterlogged: Scenes from New York

Oct 30, 2012
Flooding and power outages from Hurricane Sandy have brought New York City to an unprecedented shutdown.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, New York City, NYSE

Financial markets shut down in NYC ahead of Sandy

Oct 29, 2012
New York City is preparing for Hurricane Sandy by shutting down the city's public transportation. Financial markets will also be closed today.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, NYSE, NASDAQ, MTA, New York City

Welcome to New York! Marketplace Tech moves to NYC

Sep 17, 2012
In this first episode with new host David Brancaccio, we take a tour of our new digs in New York City for a look at the areas booming tech scene
Posted In: New York City, Tech, tech ecosystems, tech bubble

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