Rockaway Beach in late September. Those large apartment buildings pre-dated the storm and make retreat difficult to contemplate. But some experts say the policy choices forced by climate change will only get harder.
Councilman Eric Ulrich decided to focus the $1 million he set aside for the participatory budget project on Broad Channel and the Rockaways, two distant neighborhoods that have been neglected in the past.
Three days after Sandy, food distribution on the Rockaways. The Assembly notes that a critical food hub at Hunts Point in the Bronx is vulnerable to storm surges, and proposes that a second distribution site be developed to spread the risks.