Sandy

Associated Press

How Lasers Will Give the U.S. East Coast Precise New Post-Sandy Maps

The survey will kickoff the most revolutionary American mapping project in a century.

Luminous Cities

The Most Sophisticated Flickr Maps We've Ever Seen

Telling encoded stories of politics, natural disasters and social movements.

Reuters

When It Comes to Flood Prevention, Not All Grass Is Created Equal

Some species are much more absorbent than others, according to new research.

Reuters

Will Climate Change Alter the Geography of New York's Public Housing?

In the aftermath of Sandy, New Yorkers suddenly remembered that many of the city's housing projects are placed along the water.

Reuters

The Best #CityReads of 2012

Charter cities, sexy villages, company towns, and more.

Reuters

5 Beneficiaries of Hurricane Sandy

Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Anger and Tragedy on Staten Island

The city's oft-overlooked fifth borough may have been the community that was hardest hit.

Carlo Allegri / Reuters

In New York, the Pay Phone Makes a Comeback, However Briefly

Nothing brings back old technology like a black out.

Google Maps

New York's Sustainability Catch-22

The city's greenest asset – its subway system – also became its greatest weakness this week.

Jennifer Sage

Deal of the Day: Cheap Sidewalk Lunch at a Fancy SoHo Restaurant

A silver lining, New York style.

Andrew Kelly/Reuters

No, Looters Did Not Ravage New York During the Hurricane

Keeping calm and carrying on, literally.

Thomas MacMillan/New Haven Independent

The Creepiest Sandy Debris: A 200-Year-Old Skeleton

This is why we don't bury people in the center of town.

Arcadis

5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York

It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

A Close-Up Look at Breezy Point's Hurricane-Caused Inferno

"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation."

EPA

What Would New York Look Like If the Storm Surge Was Permanent?

It would be a lot smaller, for one thing.

Tom Mihalek/Reuters

14 Stunning Sandy Statistics

A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.

Reuters

These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy's Destruction Are Actually Real

There are plenty of fake photos floating around this morning, but these images aren't lying.

No One Knows When New York's Subway Will Reopen

Seven subway tunnels are flooded.

Internet Archive

3 Vintage Newsreels to Make You Feel Better About Obsessing Over Sandy

How did we track major storms before the internet? Telegram warnings and hurricane flags.