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Superstorm Sandy: Four Years Later

Four years after Superstorm Sandy made landfall in our region, efforts to rebuild destroyed homes, businesses and infrastructure continue, as do preparations for more...

Harris Pushes For Tax Credit Encouraging Homeowners To Pursue Green Projects

Assemblywoman Pamela Harris has introduced a bill that would allow homeowners to reap the rewards of outfitting their homes with green infrastructure projects. Under the legislation,...

Nearly 7,000 People Left In Dark After Power Outages Strike Southern...

Almost 7,000 people lost power for several hours Sunday after two power outages struck Sheepshead Bay and Gravesend. The first blackout was caused by a...

Despite Downpour, Seagate Residents Rebuild Playground Destroyed By Sandy

Even the threat of Hurricane Joaquin won't stop these volunteers. Clad in rain ponchos, Councilman Mark Treyger and State Assembly hopeful Pamela Harris joined a group from the Sea...

Fearing Another Sandy, Neighbors Brace For Hurricane Joaquin

Three years after Superstorm Sandy battered their communities, residents near Sheepshead Bay are anxiously tracking a new tropical storm that could reach the Northeast early next...

Region Could Lose $1 Billion In Sandy Aid As Fed Spends...

New York City, New York State and New Jersey may have to compete for more than $1 billion in promised Superstorm Sandy relief that the federal government...

Wednesday: Guest Speaker Marty Golden Answers Your Questions At Next MBCG...

The next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group (MBCG) will be Wednesday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m. inside Public School 195, 131 Irwin...

South Slope Almondine Space for Rent

We're sad to report that the South Slope Almondine space (442 9th Street) is for rent. The bakery, owned by renowned chef, Hervé Poussot,...

Almondine Bakery Fundraiser in Dumbo This Weekend

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, South Slope's Almondine Bakery has been shuttered since Sandy devastated their Dumbo kitchen. Friends and neighbors pulled...

U.S. Gov’t – Meals Ready To Eat (MRE): The Bite

THE BITE: It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is tomorrow. This has been one tough year and I'm having a hard time coming up...

DOE Announces Sandy Makeup Days

Sandy may have brought local school kids an unexpected weeklong vacation, but it looks like they'll have to pay the piper for those days...

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Open in Both Directions

Good news for those driving into Manhattan this morning. Three weeks after Sandy dumped ridiculous amounts of water into the Hugh L. Carey/Brooklyn Battery...

Obama to Visit Storm-Damaged NYC Today

President Obama will be in the city today to tour communities ravaged by Sandy. If you're planning on being in Staten Island or the...

Armory Needs Volunteers Thursday and Friday

With the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving approaching, it's easy to forget that a number of evacuees are still housed down the street at...

Alternate Side Parking Returns Wednesday

Just a heads up that alternate side parking is back for most of the city this morning, so make sure to move that Volvo...