‘It Would Be Catastrophic:’ Freeport Business Owners Fear Land Deal Could Worsen Parking ProblemsVisitors to the Nautical Mile in Freeport say parking is already horrendous, and now a land deal could eliminate a coveted parking field.
Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues ReportThe report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.
Summer After Sandy: The Nautical Mile In Freeport, L.I.Seventy-five percent of the restaurants and other businesses on the mile-long stretch of food and fun are back, according to Chamber of Commerce president Charles Hirschberg.
Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island's Nautical MileTown officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.
Sandy-Devastated Businesses Along Freeport's Nautical Mile Gear Up For SummerNearly six months after superstorm Sandy devastated much of Long Island, merchants along the famed Nautical Mile are fighting back.
Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 DeadLong Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.