Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.
With all eyes Wednesday morning on New Orleans and Hurricane Isaac, television viewers expected to see pounding rain and wind-battered correspondents. But they probably weren’t counting on an impromptu “Tebowing.”
More than 20 volunteers from New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley were deployed Monday morning to work on shelter management, mental health support, health services support and logistics.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Seven years after Hurricane Katrina decimated much of New Orleans, a local rabbi dedicates a new synagogue he helped rebuild. Rabbi Topolosky said that natural disaster really affected him and left him compelled to act.
There are Mardi Gras masks hanging over the bar at Bourbon Street on West 46th Street and shiny beads are everywhere.
The Knicks hoped Anthony would be available to return this weekend. If he doesn’t play Friday, their next game is at home Sunday against Dallas.
Zabar’s has been selling its lobster salad for over twenty years, but recently a reporter from New Orleans visited the Upper West Side store and decided to give New York a heads up about what’s really in it.
Despite its urban obstacles, the Big Apple is the best spot in the country to walk, according to Walk Score, a group that promotes making cities more walkable.
Thousands of unionized public workers protested outside the Statehouse against legislation that would require a half-million government employees to make sharply higher health care and pension contributions.
Start spreading the news — but clean up when you’re done. The Big Apple is no longer number one … when it comes to filth.
The Big Apple goes Big Easy. Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in New York City.
The Hawks will try to avoid losing consecutive home games for the first time in more than two months Friday night when they meet a Knicks team coming off an impressive home win.
The New York Giants can look at the NFC standings and see the obvious. Some team with a very good record is probably not going to make the playoffs.