Mon, Feb 16, 2015, 3:07am
Environmental advocates in Upper Manhattan say too little emphasis has been placed on preparing impoverished areas that did not suffer flooding during Superstorm Sandy for the heat waves, rising floodplains, and infrastructural challenges that their neighborhoods will likely face.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 11:57pm
While some Inwood residents are are enthusiastic about the opening of the Columbia-designed park near Baker Field, others recall a construction process muddied by delays and confusion.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 2:15pm
With the help of a €250,000 two-year AXA Award in climate and weather research—awarded last week by the French global investment, retirement, and insurance company’s research fund—Adam Sobel, a professor of applied physics and math, will establish a research initiative on extreme weather and...
Fri, Nov 22, 2013, 6:41am
Recently reopened Paris Café satisfies with its ambiance, food, and service.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013, 4:27am
A year after the concert for Hurricane Sandy, a documentary on the McCartney- and Springsteen-headlined benefit looks back.
Sun, Oct 27, 2013, 10:19pm
Spectator sat down on Friday with Joe Ienuso, the executive vice president of facilities, to talk about Manhattanville construction progress, the University’s retail corridor, new academic centers, and a host of other issues.
Thu, Feb 7, 2013, 2:59am
In his State of the State speech, Governor Andrew Cuomo described plans to spend $20 billion in federal funds for Hurricane Sandy recovery and help homeowners in flood-prone areas through a "home buyout" program.
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 2:12pm
For Magda Sawon, co-owner of Postmasters Gallery in Chelsea, Hurricane Sandy produced one of the rarest and most overwhelming of vignettes.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012, 3:15am
Klaus Jacob, SIPA professor and Earth Institute researcher, wrote a report in 2011 predicting the damage a severe storm would inflict on the New York subway system—and watched as his findings were realized in Hurricane Sandy.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012, 4:04am
New Yorkers are using Airbnb, a travel website that lets homeowners connect to travelers, to host Sandy refugees, and Harlem is one of the most involved neighborhoods in the effort.
By Anna Lokey