Posts tagged "hurricane sandy"

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Worst Commute Ever

So, following Hurricane Sandy, I'm temporarily squatting at my mom's apartment in Brooklyn until the power and water returns to my place in Manhattan. But should it return today, for example, I won't be able to take the subway there, because the train lines below 34th street are still down. But I could take…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 1, 2012

This Is Why Everyone Is Working From Home In NYC Today

This is an image taken directly from the New York City MTA of what one of the downtown subway stations looks like post-Hurricane Sandy. That's an entire subway tunnel full of water -- and salt water at that -- which rusts out subway trains and tracks, leaving them non-functioning. Whoa boy.
By: Julie Gerstein / October 31, 2012

The 8 Stages Of Being Trapped In Your Apartment For Days

1. Excitement. You've got supplies! You've got wine! You've got enough kettle corn to last for a year! You're finally going to watch all five seasons of "Breaking Bad" and people will stop making fun of you for never having seen it. You are pumped and ready to be a shut in for days, week…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 31, 2012

October 30: What Are We Wearing Today? Hurricane Sandy Edition

Halleloo! New York City is still a hot mess, with power outages and flooding affecting millions of people. Amelia is still without power — send positive thoughts to her and Lucca. But the show must go on and that's why we're doing What Are We Wearing Today?: Hurricane Sandy Edition. We are all working…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

Tales Of First Dates During Hurricane Sandy

I was kind of bowled over to hear that not just one but TWO of my close friends had planned first dates during Hurricane Sandy. WHAT? I say this as a person who HATES staying inside my apartment for too long, but seriously, I don't care how amazing the guy was, I wouldn't have stepped…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2012

10 Inappropriate Celeb Tweets About Hurricane Sandy

Yesterday the east coast was slammed by a devastating natural disaster, and you know what that means: celebs are tweeting about it. Many famous tweeters had heartfelt thoughts or well wishes to share, but a few of them weren't quite so tactful. We've compiled 10 of the most inappropriate celeb tweets about Hurricane Sandy, from…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 30, 2012

Good Job, Internet! The Best Hurricane Sandy Memes

What do you do when you're forced to stay home from work with bottles of booze and a flickering Internet connection? Make Hurricane Sandy themed memes, of course. I found all these on Tumblr and Facebook. If you see any great memes floating around, email me at Jessica@TheFrisky.com and I'll update this gallery with the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

Coco Endures Hurricane Sandy The Only Way She Knows How

Coco from "Ice Loves Coco" held a one-woman wet tee shirt contest in the midst of Hurricane Sandy. Given how it appears she lives right on the water in New Jersey, I'm surprised she wasn't evacuated.  [Daily Mail UK] David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon both taped their nightly talk shows to…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

UPDATE: A Hurricane Sandy Update

As you might have heard, Hurricane Sandy was absolutely brutal as it plowed through the New York City area. It left hundreds of thousands (maybe millions at this point) of people without power. Amelia is one of those affected. She's fine, reading by candlelight, I presume, with Lucca at her feet, eating non-perishables. Jessica, Julie,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2012

13 Frankenstorm-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

Hurricane Sandy who? Frankenstorm what? Eighty-five MPH winds and flash floods aren't going to stop Halloween from coming. We just have to adapt. Here are some water-worthy costumes appropriate for what may prove to be the soggiest Halloween ever. Even if you have to wear them in your storm cellar.
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2012

The Ultimate Hurricane Sandy Playlist

If you're in the path of Hurricane Sandy and are hunkering down at home, you're going to need some tunes. I've put together this handy Hurricane playlist, filled with songs about, duh, hurricanes and rain. This is not to make light of a serious situation, of course, but we can at least add some background…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2012

A Note On Hurricane Sandy

Good morning, Frisky readers! As some of you probably know, the vast majority of The Frisky staff works out of New York City. Because of Hurricane Sandy -- which is battering the East Coast as I type this -- the subway system has been shut down and we are working from home. In the event…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Is Meteorologist Now

The East Coast is bracing for Hurricane Sandy to hit land, but Lindsay Lohan wants you big babies to quit harshing her mellow with your dramatics. It's just a stupid hurricane! What's the big deal, I mean really? Lindsay is so whatevs about the superstorm that she's even refusing to call it by its proper…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2012
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