Faces Of The Day

Mar 1 2013 @ 5:10pm

Grocery Store Flooded And Damaged By Superstorm Sandy Reopens 4 Months Later

An aide holds a portrait of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that was given to him as a gift during ceremonies at the newly re-opened Fairway Market on the waterfront in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood on March 1, 2013. Fairway, which quickly became a popular shopping destination and an anchor in the struggling community of Red Hook, was closed following severe flooding during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. Like the rest of Red Hook, Fairway has struggled to quickly re-open in a neighborhood that lost dozens of businesses during the storm. The re-opening, which included a ceremony and ribbon cutting featuring Bloomberg and Miss America, is being viewed as Red Hook’s official comeback. By Spencer Platt/Getty Images.