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  • After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet

    After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet
    In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record...
  • From The Boathouse: Equipment failure sank HMS Bounty

    Ahoy! Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm, brought a storm surge Monday that broke the high-water record at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. The late-season hurricane slammed the Eastern Seaboard and hit land on the Jersey Shore. Once the hurricane is over...
  • Universal Studios: ‘Ghost Hunters’ crew to visit Halloween Horror Nights, sign autographs Thursday

     
    Fans of the SyFy television series “Ghost Hunters” will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers...
  • Solemn service marks 9/11 anniversary

     
    On Sept. 11, 2001 family was the only thing on the mind of Carl Derenfeld, who was 10 miles from the Pentagon and hundreds of …...
  • Occupy Wall Street, angry over eviction, occupies a new corner

     
    Occupy Wall Street vows to press on as lawyers challenge eviction in New York....
  • 'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday

    'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday
    Fans of the SyFy television series "Ghost Hunters" will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers investigate...
  • Designers must fill tall order in new season of 'Project Runway'

    The contestants on "Project Runway" have had to tackle some off-the-wall challenges over the years, but this season's crop will get an assignment that's literally a tall order: designing garments for models on stilts. "We're filming it in Battery Park...
  • As New York Mourns, Why You Should Be Thankful To Hugh Carey

    As New York Mourns, Why You Should Be Thankful To Hugh Carey
    His eulogy and obituary read like a love letter to the productivity of The Empire State and New York City. Thanks in no small way to Hugh Carey's efforts, six of the ten wealthiest zip codes in the wealthiest nation on Earth are in New York City,...
  • Biking Manhattan: No getting past 9/11

    Biking Manhattan: No getting past 9/11
    A simple accident of the calendar put me in Manhattan last Sept. 11. I was there not for the memorial observance led by Vice President Joe Biden at ground zero but, because of a free weekend and a good airfare, to prove that there is a great outdoors in...
  • NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene

    NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene
    As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
  • Bloomberg Announces New Evacuations, Possible MTA Shutdown

    Bloomberg Announces New Evacuations, Possible MTA Shutdown
    Mayor Bloomberg and former MTA chairman Jay Walder addressed the city Thursday evening, emphasizing that New Yorkers need to brace themselves for a storm that could cause widespread flooding, the cancellation of MTA service, structural damage to buildings...