Posts Tagged ‘manhattan’

Hurricane Sandy Survivors: Dispatches From The “Dead Zone”

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

The controversy over canceling the New York City marathon this weekend does not merely extend to the dangers posed for runners by downed power lines and flooding throughout the city — it also has to do with displaced residents of downtown Manhattan who just want to go home in peace. For those who can’t go [&hellip
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Where to Get Hurricane Relief Effort Updates

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Uncategorized

20121103095839-A6tkGi2CQAABBlP Electricity was restored to parts of the Lower East Side and East Village on Friday, and hopefully all of Manhattan will have power soon, but relief efforts are far from over. Look to the links below for continually updated coverage on relief efforts in your area. Twitter:  @FEMA  @RedCross  @RedCrossNY  @ConEdison   FEMA.gov/Sandy  NYC.gov   RedCross.org  [&hellip
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George Washington Bridge Slashes Commuters’ Tires

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Numerous commuters were met with unfortunate circumstances last night on their way into Manhattan. An exposed “finger joint” on the George Washington Bridge gave 20 drivers flat tires on the way into New York from New Jersey, reports Gothamist. Delays were reportedly so severe, miles of cars were lined up waiting to get into Manhattan. One [&hellip
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Con Ed Guessed on a Bunch of Electricity Bills This Summer Based on Rudimentary Math

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Via Wiki Commons The New York Times is reporting Con Ed may have overcharged numerous electricity consumers this summer because of limited access to meters during the lockout. Many customers were charged more than ever despite, in some cases, being out of town for much of the summer. (by Alissa Fleck) At first, reports the Times, Con Ed [&hellip
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Columbia Freshman Dies After Falling Out of 114th Street Building

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A Columbia student fell to her death from her dorm last night in what was originally reported as an accident but is now being treated as a possible suicide. Martha Corey-Ochoa, who was 18-years-old, fell from her 14th floor dorm around 11 p.m., reports Gothamist. The freshman’s dorm was on 114th Street in Manhattan. Columbia’s [&hellip
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New York City Dogs to Enjoy Classier Living Arrangements in Chelsea at “Pet Hotel”

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By Alissa Fleck What do dogs need in order to thrive while their human companions are away? Opinions may vary on the subject—between minimalists and pet pamperers—but D Pet Hotels, soon to arrive in Chelsea, has luxury down. They can guarantee your pet won’t miss you too much while you’re away. The luxury pet hotel [&hellip
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Russian Feminist Punk Band Found Guilty, New Yorkers Protested in Anticipation

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By Alissa Fleck Pussy Riot supporters worldwide will be disappointed to hear this morning’s news. Just before 8 a.m. EST, David M. Herszenhorn, the New York Times reporter based in Moscow, reported members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were given a guilty verdict on charges of hooliganism for an impromptu anti-Putin concert put [&hellip
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