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Plans for NYC’s storm-surge barrier raise environmental concerns

In the years since Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc on the tri-state area, city, state and federal authorities have been...

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Hamptonites spend big to secure properties amid MS-13 fears … & more

Hamptonites spend big to secure properties amid MS-13 fears Suffolk county murders and sexual assaults by MS-13 gang members have spooked Hamptons residents enough...

Coney Island Hospital moves forward with $738M renovation plan

Coney Island’s massive new 11-story, 350,000-square-foot hospital building is moving forward. The establishment and project review committee on the...

After Sandy, buildings flood city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods

Despite the lessons of Hurricane Sandy, developers continue to build in the city’s most flood-prone areas. About 12,350 of...

Developers are soaking NYC’s waterfront areas with new construction

Five years after Superstorm Sandy soaked the city’s coastal neighborhoods and caused billions in damages, developers are flooding those...

These 10 US cities are most prepared for disaster — and New York ain’t one of ’em

Hurricane Harvey pummeled Houston and New Orleans last week, and Hurricane Irma hit Miami and other cities near the US southern coast this weekend....

A turning tide? NYC homeowners in high-risk flood zones may soon be swimming in debt

From the May issue: The number of property owners buying flood insurance has increased significantly since Hurricane Sandy struck...

Storm protection: Empire Stores readies 1,100-foot wall in case of flooding

If and when another Superstorm Sandy batters the New York City area, Empire Stores on the Brooklyn waterfront will...

Four people charged with swindling the city over Sandy repairs

Four people were arrested Wednesday on charges that they’d scammed the city to get $300,000 in free renovations and...

Areas hit hardest by Sandy experience a construction boom

The areas of the city damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 have seen an uptick in construction, with the...

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