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Floods

  1. Hurricane Matthew Is Gone, But the Worst Isn’t Even Close to Over in NCAt least 17 are dead as the state is consumed by record flooding.
  2. doing good
    Taylor Swift Gave $1 Million to Help Louisiana Flood VictimsAt least 40,000 homes were affected by the natural disaster.
  3. Parts of Brooklyn and Queens Are Flooded OutAnd more in this week of weird winter weather. 
  4. Clumsy Construction Crew Floods Queens With Gross WaterElmhurst now looks like Venice, but with floating garbage cans instead of gondolas.
  5. More Flooding Possible for Texas and OklahomaThe death toll now stands at 18 with more still missing, and the dangerous storms could continue for another week.
  6. Texas and Oklahoma Begin Cleaning Up After Devastating FloodsThe disaster has claimed at least four lives, led to the evacuation of thousands, and destroyed countless homes.
  7. Houston Street Floods in Front of Katz’sSave the pastrami!
  8. Temporary Closings
    Water Main Break Shuts Down Johnny Brenda’sThe flooding will keep the popular Fishtown spot closed for a few more days.
  9. Week From Hell Continues As Flooded Illinois Town Is EvacuatedCan we catch a break here?
  10. Temporary Closings
    Restaurant That Cried Flood Closed Again Due to FloodingThis is the second time the restaurant has cited flooding as the reason it’s closed.
  11. Mediavore
    NJ Braces For Hungry Black Bear Blitz; Kosher Sandwiches Fail to MeetPlus: Coffee helps beat depression; and pet food pantries struggle to meet the growing demand of pets in need, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Yesterday’s Food Trends Are Still Hot in Philly; Can Fish Oil PreventPlus: The federal government steps in to help out with feeding flood victims; and now scientists are saying red wine does not stave off aging, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Central Park West Turned Into Central Park West River TodayAnother water main burst this morning, flooding the Upper West Side.
  14. In Season
    The Nation Is Facing a Serious Pumpkin Predicament!Flooding in the northeast, drought in the Midwest, and cool temps on the West Coast have all but wiped out this fall’s pumpkin harvest.
  15. Re-Openings
    Dettera Reopens After Flooding; Manayunk Brewery Is Still Bailing OutThe Ambler restaurant’s watery woes kept it from opening for a week, but the Manayunk Brewery received a double shot of nature’s wrath.
  16. Mediavore
    Restaurant Deals With Hurricane Aftermath; Chipotle Sets Up a Foundation ForPlus: Twinings has a new recipe for Earl Grey; and it turns out salt is bad for both your heart and your brain, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Natural Disasters Affect Nuclear Plants in America, TooBecause Nebraska wasn’t busy enough dealing with flood waters.
  18. Temporary Closings
    Patrons Evacuated From Small Flood at Duke’s MalibuThe restaurant is furiously working to reopen, but fears more rain could cause the problem to happen all over again.
  19. Mediavore
    French Fries Provoke Shooting in Old City; Breakfast Pizza: It’s Not JustPlus flooding in Sri Lanka decimates food crops and drives up costs, and any legislation to sell off PA’s liquor stores will likely review all issues related to alcohol sales in the state, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Back Bay A Temporary Swamp; L’Chaim Vodka Sells Other Hanukkah SpiritsPlus, Thomas Keller rolls out $835 meals this week, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  21. Heavy Rain Causes Severe Flooding in the MidwestSmall towns in Minnesota and Wisconsin are already underwater.
  22. Pakistani Floods Claim More LivesThe U.N. has appealed for $460 million in aid for shelter, food, and emergency care.
  23. New York to Become a Giant Swimming Pool by 2100Time to move to the moon.
  24. Bus Stop • Sure, the Feds promised Bloomberg $354 million for his traffic-reduction plan (if he can get the city and state to pass it), but that dough’s mainly to put up new bus depots. Of the roughly $200 mil needed to charge drivers entering Manhattan, Uncle Sam’s promised only $10 million. [NYT]
  25. Water, Water, Everywhere Today’s Times reports on a new study showing that “the very character of the Northeast is at stake” if greenhouse gases aren’t controlled, as we mentioned earlier. One issue: What are now considered once-a- century floods could within 90 years be hitting New York City every decade. Gothamist points us to a map from that study, showing what we can expect that decennial flood to look like. This map only shows the financial district, and we’re thrilled about that. At least now we don’t have to look at our West Village neighborhood engulfed. Map of the Day: If NYC Flooded Every 10 Years… [Gothamist]
  26. the industry
    A Big Detective Heads to the Small ScreenNo. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency On TV: The Weinstein Company is producing a TV movie (and possible series) based on Alexander McCall Smith’s much-loved series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, with Anthony Minghella directing and writing alongside Richard Curtis.
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