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11.09.12 Andy Cush

With power back on in Manhattan and most of the city’s subways running at pre-storm capacity, it’s easy to fall into the belief that a week and a half after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, New York City has returned to a state of relative normalcy. On the Rockaway Peninsula, however, just 12 miles southeast of […]

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Andy Cush

Cruising around the storm-ravaged Rockaways at around 10PM last night, ANIMAL spotted this National Guard vehicle parked at the Rockaway Commons shopping center on Beach 87th Street, along with a Humvee and several guardsmen. The truck, which carries a payload of around 2,500 gallons of gasoline, is used to service the other National Guard vehicles […]

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11.05.12 Matt Harvey

Nearly a week after Sandy hit “landfall,” only pockets of Staten Island and Queens (mainly Rockaway) remain dark and devastated. But the situations on the ground between wounded areas in each borough starkly contrast each other. By yesterday, thousands of volunteers had descended on the now infamous wreckage along Staten Island’s New Dorp—and Midland—beach areas. […]

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08.17.12 David Lumb

I’ve learned something today. From the outside world, there’s nothing interesting going on at sandcastle competitions until after they’re finished. That was a piece at 5:15, 45 minutes before time was up for the 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. competition. Creative Time, the nonprofit NYC organization committed to public art projects, hosted the inaugural Artist […]

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