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[Anthony (L) and John (R); Photo by Evan Silver

Sandy Aftermath: Unsung Heroes of the Cleanup Effort

Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:20 am

The destruction and loss are palpable from blocks away. Right off Midland Avenue in Staten Island, storm-battered houses are being gutted.

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Uptick in Graffiti Noticed During Post-Sandy Blackout

Posted November 6, 2012 at 11:09 am

The pitch-black conditions post-Sandy were perfect for vandals, and many obliged.

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AT&T Wireless Restores Service to 97% of Impacted Northeast

Posted November 6, 2012 at 10:23 am

When the power went out one week ago, with it went much of the local cell phone coverage.

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Discovery Channel Prepping “Super Storm” Doc about Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 6, 2012 at 6:39 am

The Discovery Channel is already in edit for a new production about Sandy.

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Cafe Dancer Reopens at 96 Orchard Street

Posted November 6, 2012 at 6:20 am

Last May, barely two months into its tenure at 96 Orchard Street, Cafe Dancer abruptly closed for some unspecified “renovations.”

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Lost Weekend’s Rockaway Relief Efforts [PHOTOS]

Last modified November 6, 2012 at 7:46 am

Lost Weekend at 45 Orchard Street helped organize a “Rockaway Relief Effort” over the last few days to support the battered beachfront community.

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Sandy Relief: We’re Donating Our Advertising to Local Businesses

Posted November 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath struck a large blow to local Lower East Side businesses, and we would like to do our part to help revitalize commerce.

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Scenes from Sandy: Graveyard of Greenery Along East Houston [PHOTOS]

Posted November 5, 2012 at 12:08 pm

East River Park and its sister down on Corlears Hook took quite the beating from Hurricane Sandy. The thicket of trees in both coastal spots suffered considerable casualties.

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Hanksy Sticker Scavenger Hunt Begins Today! [Winners Announced]

Last modified November 15, 2012 at 12:55 am

Hanksy Sticker Scavenger Hunt Begins Today. Win stuff!

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Recap: A Post-Sandy Parade on Avenue C

Posted November 5, 2012 at 10:18 am

In an effort to lift the spirits of a neighborhood now in need, locals organized an impromptu parade for Avenue C this past Saturday.

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