In an age when people get news on their phones, watch videos online and read books in the cloud, one might argue there’s little need for the brick and mortar buildings and paper books of public libraries. But a recent report from The Center for an Urban Future argues that this is not the case.
How will the tri-state area prepare for future storms?
Mayor Bloomberg laid out an innovative apartment prototype to create affordable, though micro, housing options for a growing number of low-and-middle income New Yorkers.
Liberty Science Center is featuring “The Art of Science,” an exhibition of the top 45 photographs from Princeton University’s annual competition of the same name.
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, the ASPCA emergency shelter for pets and more.
Hospitals emergency plans don’t regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself.
The city’s evacuation zone maps used 2003 data. Some federal maps may have predicted a wider area of flooding. But scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed when the tropical system rolled in.