Inside Hurricane Sandy: The Daily Beast Reports
As Manhattan reels from the monster storm, The Daily Beast reports on the flooding, power outages, and more.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30
Screwed in Red Hookby Eliza Shapiro
Five feet of seawater tore through the streets of the low-lying Brooklyn neighborhood Monday night. While the owner of one flooded bar is pledging to stay open, a teary billiards-hall proprietor says she’s ruined. Eliza Shapiro reports.
Manhattanites Assess the Damageby Matthew DeLuca
A brilliant explosion, and then darkness: the morning after the Frankenstorm, Matthew DeLuca reports on the scene in lower Manhattan.
A Trickle Of Evacuees At Brooklyn Shelterby Michael Keller
Just 75 evacuees had arrived at a shelter in Red Hook as of Tuesday morning, but the number could rise.
NYU Hospital Evacuated by Abby Haglage
Pouring rain, vicious wind, and a roaring line of ambulances aren't ideal conditions for newborns. But despite Hurricane Sandy, they still came—and then were evacuated. Abby Haglage reports from NYU’s Tisch Hospital. Read More
Havoc in Alphabet Cityby Lizzie CrockerThe powerful storm battered the Lower Manhattan neighborhood, submerging police cars and blocking the sewage system with debris as wary residents watched for possible looters.Read More
Stuy Town Dark, Floodedby Matt DeLucaResidents of Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Town try to carry on as usual, walking dogs, going out for smokes, and checking the street in the face of a power outage and high water wrought by the superstorm.Read More
Waiting for Sandy’s Worstby Michael DalyWith bridges closed, transportation suspended, and power out for many, New York hunkered down Monday evening. Michael Daly reports on the damaging high tide—and the reports of building collapses.Read More
Who’s on the D.C. Streets?by Lauren AshburnThe nation’s capital is deserted as Hurricane Sandy strikes. Lauren Ashburn talks to a few of the hardy souls, from tourists to construction workers to a pizzeria manager, who braved the torrential rains.Read More
MONDAY, OCT. 29Manhattan Battens Down (Sorta)By Matt DeLucaSome New Yorkers seek shelter while others blithely brave the wind and rain—and ignore police tape—to get in one more jog or stroll, or just a keepsake photo of the rising tide, Matthew DeLuca reports.Read More