Boutiques in lower Manhattan struggled to open after Hurricane Sandy swept across the east coast. Those that recovered quickly from the storm saw shoppers flooding through their doors.
Some clinics were left without power for almost a week and others lucked out and continued business as usual right after the storm.
After Fulton House recovered from Hurricane Sandy, Miguel Acevedo, the president of its tenant association, decided that he should hand out donations to those still in need, along with several volunteers.
Jehovany Diaz, 50, hopes that Election Day brings New Yorkers out of their homes in large quantities. Diaz isn’t running for office today nor is he politically motivated; he’s the store manager at Ninth Avenue Wine in Hell’s Kitchen. Outside his store Diaz proudly displays a sign stating, “Come in and elect your wine on […]
The early morning rush at Pennsylvania Station revealed a varied mix of people – some who had already voted, others who would vote later in the day and a few who just didn’t care. Jonathan Flowers, a 38-year-old Brooklyn resident and New York University scientist, 38, voted by absentee ballot, as he knew he […]
Lines at many gas stations are slowly shrinking, as more gas supplies arrive in New York. The city struggled with a gas shortage for a week, triggered by the superstorm Sandy. Miles-long lines at gas stations led to much anger and frustration among drivers. At Hess gas station at 502 West 45th Street in Hell’s […]
Flannery’s Bar, located on West 14 Street and Seventh Avenue, is no stranger to Chelsea night life. The Irish bar is a neighborhood favorite, and when Hurricane Sandy left the entire area in four days of darkness, patrons flocked to Flannery’s for candle light and familiar company. “They let us gather,” said Mitch Klein, a […]
New York City has organized the distribution of basic supplies for Hurricane Sandy Victims at the Chelsea Park soccer field on West 27th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, between 1 and 5 p.m. Giveaways were provided by the federal government and aid groups including the Salvation Army and American Red Cross, as well as […]
In an effort to return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-state area, New York Knicks fans streamed into Madison Square Garden Friday night for the team’s season opener against the Miami Heat. Newlyweds Jesse and Suszana Cohen traveled by train from Princeton, New Jersey to Penn Station for the game. Jesse Cohen, 26, is a season […]
A Christian Church group that provides weekly outreach to housing authority residents in Chelsea was out in full force on Wednesday to give food and water.
Chelsea was among the neighborhoods badly hit by Hurricane Sandy. The day after the storm, residents coped with massive power cuts while trying to get back into their daily routines. As of 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, there was no power south of 25th street. The much-publicized collapse of a building façade, […]
New Yorkers are always trying to get from point A to point B. But this afternoon, as the streets emptied and the supermarket aisles filled with people buying last-minute supplies, many were trying instead to get out of the city in advance of Hurricane Sandy. The National Weather Service predicts that New York City will […]