1. Following Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent power outage, the Blip offices in Manhattan were inaccessible for nearly five days. There was considerable concern for the welfare of Yamster “Doug” Hightower, the office hamster. As soon as power was restored in lower Manhattan, I was sent over to the office to make a State of the Hamster report.
To everyone’s relief, he was none the worse for wear. This photo shows him enjoying a celebratory papaya treat after his rescue.

    Following Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent power outage, the Blip offices in Manhattan were inaccessible for nearly five days. There was considerable concern for the welfare of Yamster “Doug” Hightower, the office hamster. As soon as power was restored in lower Manhattan, I was sent over to the office to make a State of the Hamster report.

    To everyone’s relief, he was none the worse for wear. This photo shows him enjoying a celebratory papaya treat after his rescue.

  2. Our Manhattan office has no power since Hurricane Sandy hit. We’re working out of a living room in Brooklyn.

    "It’s like working in a submarine" - Paul.

  3. Property owners in Lower Manhattan have different approaches to the challenge of protecting their buildings against the storm surge

  4. As Hurricane Sandy approaches, water levels around the southern tip of Manhattan are getting fairly high.