Where’s Sandy recovery money going? New tracker gives incomplete answers

City Council bill demands more details on billions in federally funded recovery spending, including wages paid to workers ⧸ Full Story

Grains of Sandy

In the shadow of Red Cross and Robin Hood, micro charities sprung up to do their part for New York storm relief ⧸ Full Story

Skippy’s big comeback

Sandy doomed a classic 1956 hot dog truck — but not the career of proprietor Dawn Lavigne, who has fed Hylan Boulevard for most of her life ⧸ Full Story

New lease on life for housing complex bolsters tenants accustomed to hardship

Residents of Arverne's Ocean Village look back on a year of improvisation and hope ⧸ Full Story

The information circuit that keeps Rockaway connected

A local news service born in the storm endures to keep a close watch on rebuilding ⧸ Full Story

New food and drink spots usher tasty Rockaway revival

Rooted in the surfer scene, Uma's and Sayra's aspire to be crossroads for an island both battered and divided ⧸ Full Story

The do-it-yourself recovery

Stories of New Yorkers' homegrown successes in rebounding from Sandy's destruction. Click on an image to explore. ⧸ Full Story

6 NYC landmarks lost to Sandy (or are they?)

Last year's superstorm wiped these fixtures off the cityscape...but some could still rise back from the dead ⧸ Full Story

Storm relief released to first beneficiary

Facing funding uncertainty in federal shutdown, city puts those with most storm damage and economic need at top of the list for aid ⧸ Full Story

Sandy recovery aid applicants spend, wait and worry

Federal-government shutdown stalls an already achingly slow rebuilding process; no aid yet months after applications ⧸ Full Story

Safety from storm surges, on a budget

While politicians talk multibillion-dollar sea walls, Staten Islanders consider low-cost ways to protect New Yorkers from the next Sandy ⧸ Full Story

FEMA to New Yorkers: It’s payback time

FEMA denies Sandy aid to some of the most desperate: those who spent rent grants on emergency needs ⧸ Full Story

Rebuilding from the ground up

Community and labor groups come together to press plan for post-Sandy federal spending ⧸ Full Story

VIDEO: State seeks federal aid for Sandy victims left short by insurance

Request to federal government comes as part of proposal for spending $1.7 billion on storm recovery ⧸ Full Story

Who’s the boss? Council and Housing Authority debate crisis responsibility

NYCHA chairman echoes hearing's big question: How will public housing residents get food, water and aid during and after disasters? ⧸ Full Story

Gulf Coast collected billions from flood insurance, repays with ‘no’ votes for Sandy

Texas alone received $5.5 billion — and cast eight votes in the House against replenishing program's funds ⧸ Full Story

Senators say no to storm aid — after their states received it

FEMA funding to protect against future disasters proves popular in states now resisting Sandy relief package in Congress ⧸ Full Story

Undeterred by Sandy, Coney Island adult home aims to expand

For a facility on the boardwalk, new beds will bring more government funds — if a zoning change prevails ⧸ Full Story

Sandy’s spawn

Floodwaters leave behind unwanted guests: billions of mold spores ⧸ Full Story

Sandy’s monstrous math problem

How the Bloomberg administration came up with its $9.8 billion (or $15 billion — who's counting?) recovery price tag for Congress ⧸ Full Story