Hurricane Irene

Clinton Street Tree Tunnel Trimmed

Last modified March 14, 2013 at 11:44 am

The arboreal attraction (and known rat hangout) at the southeast corner of Clinton and Stanton Streets has been tested in recent years.

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A Brief NYC Hurricane History

Posted November 2, 2012 at 12:00 pm

  Chiming in on Sandy here. This is less about my take and more about a need to show you that we will get through this; we have done so before. For pre-20th century (I’m talking back to 1693) hurricanes and others not listed below,  read about “Large ships driven into Governour’s Island,” “Hog Island (near Rockaways) […]

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Weekend Edition: September 3

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

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Facade Peeling Worsens at 290 Mulberry

Posted August 30, 2011 at 6:18 am

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, the noticeably vulnerable facade of 290 Mulberry Street continues its downward demise in plain sight.

Schlong-Shaped Mushrooms Sprout on East 2nd Street

Posted August 29, 2011 at 10:12 am

Schlong-shaped mushrooms are growing on the Lower East Side in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. More after the jump!

Biking Through South Street Flood Waters [Video]

Posted August 29, 2011 at 6:28 am

While some folks were out assessing the damage yesterday morning, others were riding around town on bikes.

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Scenes from Hurricane Irene: A Final Photo Roundup

Posted August 29, 2011 at 6:09 am

Much ink has already been spilled across the internets on the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Roundup after the jump!


Scenes from Hurricane Irene: Another Lower East Side Walkabout

Posted August 28, 2011 at 4:44 pm

Our own Lori Greenberg takes an afternoon stroll and further asses damage from Hurricane Irene. More after the jump!

Scenes from Hurricane Irene: Shirtless Self Portrait

Posted August 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm

2:29 am earlier this morning was definitely a great time to be wandering the streets.

Scenes from Hurricane Irene: South Street Flooded

Last modified August 28, 2011 at 11:55 am

Dozens of residents flocked to the East River promenade on South Street to assess the flood waters. Photos after the jump!