Superstorm Sandy Attracting New People to the Hamptons

You might think that, less than a year after a cataclysmic coastal weather event like Superstorm Sandy, home buyers would be a little gun shy about purchasing properties near the ocean. But you would be—in the case of the Hamptons, according to the experts we consulted—wrong. The fact is that the Hamptons, unlike some communities in […]

New Rockaways YMCA Eyes Fall Opening

After hitting a setback when Hurricane Sandy hit, plans to open a new YMCA in the Rockaways are back on track. Originally scheduled to open in June, it’s the first YMCA in the Rockaways, an area badly hit by the storm. The facility is 12 feet above sea level and officials say it was already […]