In October 1975, only the whims of a union leader separated the city from default.
From Urethane Caulking to Temporary Generators: New York's Incredibly Detailed Plan to Protect Buildings From the Next Sandy
These "crucial" recommendations, part of a 33-point building task force proposal, should apply to both future construction and existing structures.
One example: pretend their dead aunt is alive. For four years.
An East Village food shop owner discusses the post-recession difficulties facing Mom-and-Pops.