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Mar 20, 2013 by GlobalPossibilities
As bikini season approaches, Jersey Shore beach towns are preparing for their annual influx of tourists.
Feb 4, 2013 by Casey Danson
New York governor wants to return Sandy-damaged neighborhoods to nature.
Jan 28, 2013 by Kristine Trites
Last week, I scolded greenies for indulging in the “cult of the presidency,” …
Jan 8, 2013 by Casey Danson
Disaster victims are now expected to shoulder relief expenses that used to be shared publicly.
Jan 7, 2013 by Kristine Trites
As part of the sorely-needed aid package to help victims of Hurricane Sandy…
Jan 4, 2013 by Casey Danson
[Translate] By Sarah Laskow After Hurricane Sandy, Insurance Aut o Auctions Corp. found itself with an overload of damaged...
Dec 21, 2012 by Kristine Trites
During 2012, there were 11 extreme weather and climate events in the U.S….
Dec 19, 2012 by Kristine Trites
Increasing importance is attached to ‘food security,’ ‘energy security’ and ‘water security’…
Nov 30, 2012 by Casey Danson
Senate Democrats used an emotionally charged hearing Thursday on the effects of Hurricane Sandy
Nov 29, 2012 by Casey Danson
I first posted about the budget dilemma Hurricane Sandy presented to congressional Republicans…
Nov 27, 2012 by Casey Danson
No matter how high-def your screen might be, you can’t truly comprehend some disasters until you see them firsthand.
The recent hurricane-induced blackout, and the loss of light….
Nov 23, 2012 by Casey Danson
Last month, shortly before Sandy ripped apart the shorelines of New Jersey and Long Island…
Nov 21, 2012 by Kristine Trites
Since Hurricane Sandy, the historic Belle Harbor Yacht Club in the Rockaways…
Nov 19, 2012 by Kristine Trites
As I noted on Twitter this morning, it’s a superb story on the unsustainability of federal programs that..
Nov 9, 2012 by Casey Danson
On a normal day, New York’s subway system is magical.
Nov 8, 2012 by Casey Danson
Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.
Nov 7, 2012 by Kristine Trites
No matter which side of the issue you’re on, election day is the one time you can directly speak up with your vote.
Nov 6, 2012 by Kristine Trites
Hurricane Sandy took away a lot of things: power…
Klaus Jacob, a Columbia University earth scientist who pretty precisely projected the flooding a big hurricane surge could cause in New York City…
Nov 3, 2012 by Kristine Trites
When disaster strikes, people look for explanations – why did this happen?
Nov 3, 2012 by Casey Danson
Compared to the last few days, that was a good night’s sleep for New York City Transit’s chief ..
For years, the primary critique of Wikipedia was that it was subject to the whims and obsessions of its users
As we mentioned this morning, the city of New York has been split on whether or not to go forward with the annual New York Marathon this Sunday.
Nov 2, 2012 by Casey Danson
From where I live, on the Upper (upper) West Side of Manhattan..
NBC brings us this “heartbreaking scene” of New Yorkers dumpster diving outside an East Village Key Foods.
Nov 2, 2012 by Kristine Trites
The story in two videos.
I don’t fully understand the hipster cachet of food trucks…
Nov 1, 2012 by Casey Danson
Contradictions abound in NYC —
Yesterday, we brought you the sad story of the Brooklyn Grange’s lost beehives.
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