Nearly a third of office space in Lower Manhattan is shuttered after Sandy. Small trading firms had many steps to climb to get their business online again.
For trees felled by Hurricane Sandy, Department of Transportation employees developed their own cleanup method with a machine designed to move asphalt, sand and cement.
Professor William Solecki, director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, predicted in 2009 that climate change would leave certain parts of New York City more vulnerable to storm damage.
The NYC subway system is mostly restored, including service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Fuel trucks in five boroughs and Long Island are providing gas to emergency workers, a change from the original plan.
During Hurricane Sandy, as we learn that electricity is necessary to provide water to most buildings, this narrative.ly video illustrates how water from reservoirs reaches city apartments above the fifth floor.
Every fall, monarch butterflies descend on a beach town during their journey to Mexico.