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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.

Feeling Stir Crazy?

“I don’t need to buy anything,” a shopper said. “I just felt like I was going stir crazy staying inside. Maybe spending money will help the local economy?”

What We Can Do Today

It’s very difficult to read about and see photos of all the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused last night without feeling the need to do something useful.

Come and Gone

A Storm Is Coming, Did You Know? Better Buy … Baked Beans

Things I bought that I hate.