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"Coping in Newtown" video still by David Frank for The New York Times
David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:58 PM | Comments
While the famous Bronx garden lost 557 trees to Sandy, none of the "Magnificent Trees" featured in a new book were harmed.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 6, 2012 10:42 AM | Comments
After flooding, the task of preserving a small community's past looms large for Broad Channel Historical Society.
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Philly Bubaris  |  December 4, 2012 12:57 PM | 1 Comment
Parks across New York, from Long Island to the Bronx, share reports of their tree losses and photos of damage.VIDEO
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Elizabeth Ladzinski  |  November 26, 2012 2:01 PM | Comments
When entrepreneur and designer Trevor MacDermid realized he couldn't beat the MTA, he joined them.VIDEO
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman.
Christina Knight  |  November 21, 2012 2:49 PM | Comments
True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
The city Human Resources Administration continues to distribute prepared meals in Coney Island. Photo by Gianna Palmer, The New York World
Gianna Palmer for The New York World  |  November 21, 2012 10:56 AM | Comments
With supermarkets shut down, residents still rely on relief-center groceries three weeks after Sandy.
The New York Art Foundry studio was completely flooded after the banks of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn were breached by Hurricane Sandy's storm surge. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  November 14, 2012 7:05 PM | Updated: November 14, 2012 5:00 PM | Comments
Businesses are coming back to life in the areas of the city most affected by Hurricane Sandy. The city's Department of Small Business Services provides many resources. VIDEO
Congregation Beth Elohim sends out 10 car loads of supplies a day to areas in need. Image courtesy of Congregation Beth Elohim.
Georgia Kral  |  November 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

Drawing on their member networks and organization skills, groups mobilize to aid hurricane victims and add disaster relief to their services.

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