While many residents of the Rockaways, Coney Island and Staten Island are subsisting on donated foodstuffs and shelter meals, some people in Manhattan totally broke their diets and indulged on junk food during Hurricane Sandy, The New York Times reports.
Continuing their trenchant reporting on the mild inconveniences suffered by monied Manhattanites during the storm—including the harrowing tale of a woman in the Village who was forced to flush her toilet with white zinfandel in the aftermath of the hurricane (oh the horror!)—the grey lady now brings us a story about people who may have put on a few pounds. They’ve even developed a name for this terrible scourge of the downtown: the Sandy five. Read More