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8:00 am
Nov. 2, 2012
Bloomberg Gets Political: Mayor's SuperPAC Spends Millions On House Races With his quasi-endorsement of President Obama yesterday, it's evident that Bloomberg is not afraid of stepping into the political boxing ring when he feels like it (even if he says Obama and Romn... More >>

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7:08 am
Nov. 2, 2012
ManBearPig Resurrected: Is Global Warming To Blame For Sandy's Destruction? As you know, weather happened in New York City this week, leaving dozens dead, millions without power, and pundits arguing about whether "Global Warming" is an actual thing.Mayor Mike Bloomberg a... More >>

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3:54 pm
Nov. 1, 2012
Mike Bloomberg Gives Obama Luke-Warm Endorsement; Cites Global Warming, Hurricane New York City Mike Bloomberg has announced his pick in this year's presidential election, in a surprise endorsement that was likely brought on by the hurricane that ripped through the Northeast ... More >>

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2:01 pm
Nov. 1, 2012
Cops: Authorities Recover Bodies Of Missing Staten Island Boys Carried Off By Flood Waters Sad news to report as New Yorkers continue to deal with the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy: the bodies of two missing Staten Island boys have been recovered.Authorities say this afte... More >>

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1:10 pm
Nov. 1, 2012
Here's How To Not Get Scammed By Hurricane Opportunists So, your house was destroyed and it's time to rebuild. You're probably going to need a contractor. Unfortunately, there are a lot of slimeballs out there who will undoubtedly do whatever they c... More >>

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11:07 am
Nov. 1, 2012
In Red Hook Houses, No Power, No Water, and Growing Frustration Three days after Hurricane Sandy, residents of the Red Hook Houses are still without electricity and water, and are increasingly angry at the lack of response from city, state, and federal offic... More >>

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10:19 am
Nov. 1, 2012
Iranian Technology, Gays, Women's Suffrage All Credited With Causing Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy was caused by Iranian technology that's capable of controlling weather patterns to punish Iran's enemies and the enemies of its friends. The reason the storm hit New York so har... More >>

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6:08 am
Nov. 1, 2012
Hurricane Sandy: Queens 9-Year-Old Has Seen "Way Worse" Our apologies for our two-day absence. We were holed up in an apartment in an "evacuation zone" in Long Island City that, as it turns out, we probably should have evacuated.We've since escaped t... More >>

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6:00 am
Nov. 1, 2012
Mass Transit Update: Here's What's (and What's Not) Running in New York City Today It's Day Three of Sandy's aftermath and, needless to say, New York is still swamped with flooding, power outages, displaced residents, and, most importantly for commuters, public transporta... More >>

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9:27 pm
Oct. 31, 2012
Near Riot Tonight in Hurricane-Devastated Broad Channel Over Slow Response From Relief Agencies Two days after Hurricane Sandy, the situation in the storm-stricken Rockaways and other southern Queens neighborhoods is getting worse in terms of the need for basic supplies and aid. Anger is gr... More >>

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4:36 pm
Oct. 31, 2012
The Voice Will Be on the Streets Tomorrow Along with Lower Manhattan, The Village Voice offices have been left without power since Monday evening due to Hurricane Sandy. Our staffers (many whom are without power as well) have been worki... More >>

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4:00 pm
Oct. 31, 2012
The Village Voice Welcomes Scott Foundas, Our New Chief Film Critic Between the end of the world, and the end of the campaign, and the end of Lucasfilm, this has been the news week to end all news weeks. (And Newsweek!) But here at the Voice we're happy to repor... More >>

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8:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
Gov. Christie Stupidly Gets Flak for Praising Obama's Response to Sandy Yesterday, we reported on the media's tendency to politicize this catastrophe into an electoral issue and how that is a terrible symptom of infinite media. And we continue to see this play out as... More >>

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12:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
New East Village Knowledge That people who hold coffee cups that emit visible steam will be approached and questioned about the origin of their beverage three times a minute... More >>

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12:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
Sandy's Wrath Sandy's Wrath: Christine Quinn, Best Bud by Graham Rayman Flood Zone, NYC by Graham Rayman The People the Storm Killed by Greg... More >>

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12:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
The West Village, Hurricane Edition Monday, 4 p.m.: It seemed like we'd dodged a bullet. Apart from an occasional freakish gust of wind and the occasional cloudburst, the weather... More >>

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12:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
Enduring in Red Hook Sadek Abiah pulled up the gate of his Kennedy Fried Chicken at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, determined to serve food to the thousands remaining in a... More >>

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12:00 am
Oct. 31, 2012
The Conversation Both Romney and Obama Don't Want to Have It's sometimes said that a national election holds up a mirror to our society. In too many years, though, it's a funhouse mirror. It's bent to... More >>

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8:00 am
Oct. 30, 2012
No Matter What We Do, the Election Has to Leak Into Hurricane Sandy Serious conviction: Most of New York's media folk are stuck indoors, looking for something to write about to fill blogs with content. Guilty as charged myself. However, while social media co... More >>

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7:30 am
Oct. 30, 2012
ConEd Explosion Could Leave Downtown Manhattan in Darkness for a Few Days At around 9 p.m. last night, this happened. The video shows a flash of electrical fire at the ConEdison plant on 14th Street and Avenue D. Soon after, most of the East Village and the Lower Ea... More >>

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10:53 pm
Oct. 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Causes Explosion At Manhattan ConEd Plant *VIDEO* The video embedded above shows an explosion at the Con Ed plant at 14th Street and the FDR. It was first posted on the web by TrillianMedia.Power currently is out in much of lower Manhattan follo... More >>

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9:56 pm
Oct. 29, 2012
Long Island City: The Venice of Queens If you parked your car in the street in low-lying areas of Long Island City, we hope you're sitting down right now -- because your car is probably fucked.Three blocks inland of the East River i... More >>

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8:21 pm
Oct. 29, 2012
Sandy Intensifies; Situations Worsens; Police, Fire Straining to Respond to Rescue Calls As the storm intensifies tonight, reports of calamity are flowing in, particularly in the Rockaways, sections of Queens and Brooklyn. A city ambulance on Beach Channel Drive in southeastern Queen... More >>

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4:04 pm
Oct. 29, 2012
NYPD Crime Scene Tape Does Little To Stop East River Hurricane Pajama Party The NYPD just put up crime scene tape at the entrance to Gantry Plaza State Park along the East River in Long Island City -- which is adorable, and all, but it's done precisely nothing to stop ... More >>

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2:34 pm
Oct. 29, 2012
Here's Some Old-Timey Video of New York's 1938 Hurricane -- Which Was Not Caused By "Global Warming" The Global Warming crowd is claiming that climate change is part of the reason that a hurricane is about absolutely crush New York City."Substantial evidence indicates that global warming may be... More >>

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From the Print Edition

Christine Quinn, Best Bud Christine Quinn, Best Bud
By Graham Rayman

The Bloomberg administration's handling of the horrific devastation of Hurricane Sandy has an interesting political element to it that most New Yorkers might not have registered. There, for the TV cameras,… More >>

Sandy's Wrath
By The Village Voice

Sandy's Wrath: Christine Quinn, Best Bud by Graham Rayman Flood Zone, NYC by Graham Rayman The People the Storm Killed by Greg Howard Sandy's Unequal Impact by Nick Pinto The Disaster District by Graham Rayman The… More >>

Flood Zone, NYC Flood Zone, NYC
By Graham Rayman

While the Bloomberg administration has gotten kudos (so far) for the city's emergency response to the storm, the mayor has an elephant in the room: his administration's encouragement of flood-zone… More >>

The People the Storm Killed The People the Storm Killed
By Greg Howard

Artur Kasprzak, a 28-year-old Polish immigrant and NYPD officer, was able to save seven family members—six adults and a 15-month-old infant—before he succumbed to the rapidly rising waters. He was… More >>

Sandy's Unequal Impact
By Nick Pinto

The scenes on the television as Sandy hurled its full destructive force against New York showed spectacular devastation: an enormous crane broken and dangling crazily hundreds of feet above 57th… More >>

The Disaster District The Disaster District
By Graham Rayman

On Monday night, State Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder slept with his head on a desk in the 101st Precinct station house in the Rockaways for a scant 90 minutes and then… More >>

Enduring in Red Hook
By Tejal Rao

Sadek Abiah pulled up the gate of his Kennedy Fried Chicken at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, determined to serve food to the thousands remaining in a storm-battered Red Hook. But… More >>

New East Village Knowledge
By Nick Greene

That people who hold coffee cups that emit visible steam will be approached and questioned about the origin of their beverage three times a minute (on average). That joggers are a… More >>

The Conversation Both Romney and Obama Don't Want to Have
By James Ledbetter

It's sometimes said that a national election holds up a mirror to our society. In too many years, though, it's a funhouse mirror. It's bent to make the tall look… More >>

The West Village, Hurricane Edition
By Robert Sietsema

Monday, 4 p.m.: It seemed like we'd dodged a bullet. Apart from an occasional freakish gust of wind and the occasional cloudburst, the weather seemed balmy and almost agreeable. A… More >>


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