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Frankenstorm

"Back to work at the crack of 9:07, business as usual" one gleeful Bay Ridge resident and Midtown worker e-mailed us this morning after riding the finally rejoined R train.
The sad news for anybody who loves a good splinter came yesterday when hizzoner stopped by the temporary offices of Rockaway newspaper The Wave for a chat about that state of the peninsula post-Hurricane Sandy.
Luckily, the MTA believes that FEMA and insurance should cover most of the costs.
It wasn't just pharmacies, liquor stores, and, uh, Brookstone that got set upon by jackals in the wake of Hurricane Sandy; over two dozen schools were looted in the wake of the Frankenstorm.
Meanwhile, in an effort to fix its public image, LIPA yesterday unveiled a number of moves to "soften the blow" to customers left in the dark after the storm.
Never mind about that idea to make the Sandy-sunken roller coaster in Seaside Heights a tourist attraction!
Starting tomorrow at 4 a.m., the newest subway in the system will be the H train, which will try and make it easier for those in the Rockaways to access the rest of the city.
"Our office has zero tolerance for price gouging and we are taking action to send a message that ripping off New Yorkers is against the law," the Attorney General said.
"I'm very proud of you, New York. You guys are tough," the President said.
With the southern end of the Union Square's annual Holiday Market (now with "Little Brooklyn!") opening on Friday it seems the Greenmarket is coming back from Madison Square Park.
Hope you liked your free post-Sandy buses (and occasional subways) because that is the sum total reimbursement that the MTA is going to be giving straphangers.
"After 9/11 people created support groups and things. And sometimes just by grouping people together you don't even need a professional even there."
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