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By TERESE LOEB KREUZER Chris Curry, senior executive vice president of The Howard Hughes Corp., was skeptical. Jerry Gallagher, general manager of the South Street Seaport Museum had just told Community Board 1’s Seaport Committee that it would cost approximately $22 million to fix the museum’s Sandy-damaged electrical equipment, get its heating and cooling systems […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER |Director Sam Fleischner was 27 years old in the summer of 2010 when he started planning and writing a film about an autistic boy who gets lost for days on the New York City subway while his grief-stricken mother searches for him. That film, “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors,” debuted […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | The SeaGlass carousel in historic Battery Park at the southern end of Manhattan isn’t scheduled to open until the fall, but after what Superstorm Sandy did to Lower Manhattan, a celebration seemed in order for the topping off on April 18 of the structure’s shell. “We need every step of […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | The South Street Seaport Museum posted a notice on its website on Friday, April 5 that the galleries at 12 Fulton St. would be closing Sunday, April 7 because of Superstorm Sandy-related damage. The website invites visitors to go to Bowne Printers, its 19th-century print shop, at 209 Water St. […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | The South Street Seaport Museum posted a notice on its website on Friday, April 5 that the galleries at 12 Fulton St. will be closed as of Sunday, April 7 because of Superstorm Sandy-related damage. The website invites visitors to go to Bowne Printers, its 19th-century print shop, at 209 Water […]

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By KAITLYN MEADE | Flowers bloomed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza for the first time since Hurricane Sandy, just in time for the laying of flowers at the city’s Third Annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day in Lower Manhattan March 23. Hundreds of veterans and families gathered at 55 Water St. for the ceremony, which […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority never had to cope with a storm of the magnitude of Superstorm Sandy before, and the M.T.A. never before returned a subway station to active use that it had decommissioned. But there’s always a first time. On March 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the M.T.A. […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | The Metropolitan Transportation Authority never had to cope with a storm of the magnitude of Superstorm Sandy before, and the M.T.A. never before returned a subway station to active use that it had decommissioned. But there’s always a first time. On March 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the M.T.A. […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  Against the backdrop of a relentlessly gray sky, on Feb. 26 Secretary of the Interior Kenneth Salazar stood in Battery Park and delivered some grim news about Liberty and Ellis Islands. Both have been closed since Superstorm Sandy blew through on Oct. 29, 2012. Salazar had just spent around 90 […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  New Yorkers who haven’t yet filed with FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) for grants or loans to help recover from Sandy damage now have an extra month in which to file. The deadline, previously Feb. 27, has been extended for 13 counties in New York State to March 29, […]

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