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Sandy’s Secret Santa

A mysterious and wealthy good Samaritan visited the most devastated regions hit by Sandy and started handing out $100 bills!

Depending on Government in an Emergency No Fun, Turns Out

One City, Two Storms

Two views of Hurricane Sandy.

Junk Bonds Great Investment Opportunity (For the Neighborhood)

How a restaurant is raising money after the hurricane.

Médecins Sans Frontières Doing What They Do Best

Doctors Without Borders—which usually provides emergency medical help in disaster and post-conflict areas like Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Chechnya, and Libya—is doing work on American soil for the first time in its 40-year history in the still very much devastated Far Rockaways.

Making a Living Cutting Hair, Before and After Sandy

How to make a living cutting hair after your salon is closed for a week.

Donations From Marathon Just Stalled A Little Bit, We’re Sure, Right?

Superstorm Sandy’s Economic Impact on Hourly Workers

The most economically impacted by the storm are the people who barely scrape a living on a day-to-day basis: Hourly workers.