The recreational fishing season for winter flounder and striped bass in Sheepshead Bay started last month, but boat captains and bait shops in the neighborhood hit hard by Sandy have been seeing less business than usual as people focus on rebuilding.
When water flooded the first floor of her Mill Basin house, 82-year old Shirley Swiss was riding out the hurricane with her daughter, Nancy Dimondsten. The two women nervously lingered on the top floor of [...]
The rabbis and ministers of many synagogues and churches in Coney Island and Brighton Beach have said they desperately need the help of the government to rebuild because the donations they receive are not sufficient enough to cover the cost of the damage.
Storms and politics aside, the borough is changing.
At Visitation Church on 98 Richards St. in Red Hook, people lined up around the block to receive food and supplies on Saturday. Volunteers from the Red Hook Initiative and from different charities in Brooklyn and [...]
As the storm leaves the New York metro area, residents and responders are confronted with the reality of having to clean up what Sandy left behind. Here are the latest tweets from around New York City.
The twittersphere was ablaze last night with commentary from the storm. Here is a curated feed from our reporters of what was going on in Brooklyn in the midst of the hurricane.