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What a lovely, balmy winter day this is we're having. Not a cloud in the sky, temperature hovering right about 40 degrees. It's enough to start making you look forward to summer, when your movements aren't dictated by the need to spend as much time as possible indoors, and you can spend your weekends drinking white wine on the sand and communing with the ocean and an infinite sense of possibility. You'll be able...
With the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, tributes (and perturbing updates on the recovery process) have started pouring in, and even after a full year of shocking images from the storm, there still isn't anything that has a more visceral impact than pictures of the destruction. Shortly after the storm, photographer Gilles Peress, whose photos are now being published in Concord Free Press' collection The Rockaways, explained, "Shooting pictures in Breezy Point and in...
Wow. So maybe the MTA isn't totally stingy and money-grubbing? Maybe! The MTA tweeted today that they will be suspending fares all day on Tuesday for riders of the A train in the Rockaways and Howard Beach and all R train riders in Brooklyn. Which means that for one day, we can all be mildly jealous of our co-workers coming from Bay Ridge. (Very mildly.) There aren't any other details available on the MTA twitter...