Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

Photo of the Week: Documenting Sandy Exhibition

In the month after Superstorm Sandy, BHS featured photos of the storm collected through social media as its Photos of the Week.  We used a Storify page to collect the photographs, which came in from staff members and friends of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Documenting Hurricane Sandy

The sobering statistics state that Hurricane Sandy was the worst tropical storm of the 2012 season, that the estimated $65 billion in damages is second only to Hurricane Katrina, and that it was a Category 2 storm down from a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: A Sandy Plumb

Though I have lived in New York City for 12 years, it took me a while to realize that this city is not exclusively a dominant fortress of pavement and hi-rise buildings.  I knew as most others do about Coney … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Sunset Park Pays it Forward

While Hurricane Sandy’s gale forces downed trees and wreaked havoc on power and internet lines, the neighborhood did not see the extensive water damage that Red Hook, DUMBO, and the Rockaways did. Sunset Park locals and even one Upper West … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Red Hook beating Sandy back

Well, Red Hook was slammed by Hurricane Sandy.  There are several photographs on our Storify page documenting the high water line that submerged many businesses and homes along the waterfront.   As with Coney Island, the Rockaways, and Staten Island, … Continue reading

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