A Rockaway-based pizzaiolo was just arrested for growing marijuana without a license in the back of his popular pizzeria.
VICE News spoke with those still suffering from the effects of the hurricane and investigated what's being done to bolster New York's coastal communities and protect the population from future storms.
Money is finally flowing to New Yorkers whose homes were destroyed or damaged two years ago, but experts say disaster relief and infrastructure isn't enough to help the city cope with future shocks.
New York City is spending millions to rebuild waterfront homes destroyed by the massive storm, ignoring the threat of rising sea levels due to climate change.
Construction on the Rockaway Lateral natural-gas pipeline in Brooklyn was briefly halted on Saturday when protesters entered a gate and stormed into the drilling site.
Le Fooding's landed in Rockaway Beach to throw an edible party with Momofuku Milk Bar, Ivan Orkin, Rockaway Taco, and more. Oh, and you're invited.
The people in the Rockaways might not have homes, but they do have blind faith in American democracy.