May 08, 2013 at 3:06 pm
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.
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May 03, 2013 at 4:34 pm
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy’s long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan’s infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.
April 25, 2013 at 10:32 am
With that vote, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward with what they describe as an historic bridge construction program..
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April 17, 2013 at 3:08 pm
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s.
April 02, 2013 at 10:43 am
The Assembly notes that a critical food hub at Hunts Point in the Bronx is vulnerable to storm surges, and proposes that a second distribution site be developed.
April 01, 2013 at 10:48 am
Road crews poured concrete into the massive sinkhole created by a recent water main break in Hoboken — the third one in two days.
March 29, 2013 at 10:28 am
With 2,000 cases rolling in every day and 11,000 families losing their housing last year, a survey found that tenants are at a stark disadvantage in Bronx Housing Court.
March 12, 2013 at 9:52 am
People on Blake Avenue say their No. 1 campaign concern is crime. But their worry seems to be more about whether young people are on the wrong track.
March 11, 2013 at 11:59 am
Produced in close concert with advocates, the mayor’s 2004 initiative aimed for a paradigm shift in how the city approached homelessness. And it aimed to achieve it in record time.