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ICYMI: Two Grocery Stores Sold, Street Named After Seth Kushner, Suspicious...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Schumer Slams Congress For Cutting Funds To Hurricane Tracking Systems

Stunning image of #Joaquin from NOAA's GOES West. Stay informed http://t.co/3GVfGphItj and http://t.co/83F2guq6DU pic.twitter.com/qba4j4yyXG — NOAA (@NOAA) October 1, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Senator Chuck Schumer slammed his congressional...

Schumer Slams Congress For Cutting Funds To Hurricane Tracking Systems

Stunning image of #Joaquin from NOAA's GOES West. Stay informed http://t.co/3GVfGphItj and http://t.co/83F2guq6DU pic.twitter.com/qba4j4yyXG — NOAA (@NOAA) October 1, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Senator Chuck Schumer slammed his congressional...

Feds To Launch Storm-Surge Warning Maps To Remind You How Screwed...

The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), the federal government's weather sleuths, will soon launch storm surge warning maps to help highlight the specific...

City Releases New Evacuation Zone Map, Adding 600,000 People

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration released a new evacuation map on Tuesday, creating a more zone system and adding 600,000 additional people to evacuation areas. The...

New Hurricane Evacuation Map Affects More Of Ditmas Park

The city has unveiled its new hurricane evacuation map, and the new zones spread a little further into our area than they did in...

Hurricane Season Is Here – And So Are The Hurricane Preparedness...

June 1 marked the dreaded beginning of "hurricane season," an event that people in the area will take more seriously this year thanks to...

Sheepshead Bay Footbridge Finally Reopens – Pedestrians, Rejoice!

It’s taken some serious beatings over the course of its 131-plus years of existence, most recently during the unprecedented swath of destruction unleashed by...

In Aftermath Of Sandy, Footbridge Gets Much-Needed Repairs

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, one of the more iconic symbols of the devastation wrought, was the significant damage the footbridge incurred. Tipster...

Why Was The Turnout At The Fare And Toll Hike Hearings...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, I wrote that fewer than 50 people showed up at the Brooklyn fare hike hearing, held the same day as the nor’easter,...

Elderly Left For Weeks Without Vital Care And Supplies In Sandy’s...

For some people, Hurricane Sandy came and went, barely disrupting their lives or neighborhoods. Others, especially the elderly living in Brighton Beach and Coney...

Doused During Sandy, Kingsborough Community College Rises Like A Phoenix From...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-_dvbPkZh8?rel=0] It didn't take long after Hurricane Sandy's tidal surge pummeled our coastline for the rumor mill to start churning out destruction anecdotes. According...

Proposed Fare And Toll Increases — Residents May Submit Their Comments...

THE COMMUTE: If you did not attend the Brooklyn Transit Fare Hike Hearing held at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn last Monday because of...

Photos: Sheepshead Bay Boating Clubs Devastated By Sandy

Aside from the destruction of Emmons Avenue's waterfront bungalows, Hurricane Sandy also left disaster and devastation at Sheepshead Bay's boating clubs. The worst hit was...

In Emmons Avenue’s Hard Hit Waterfront Bungalow Colonies, No One Pays...

Despite more than a week of cleaning, Emmons Avenue's eastern end, a strip of waterfront condos, bungalows and boating clubs, remains in shambles. We visited...