Right now you can watch a recently uploaded video of the legendary Victory Diner being moved from its former home on Amboy Road to its “new home” on Midland Beach.
When the ocean moves into populated areas, it takes liberties with the man-made structures in its way. Unfortunately, there are many Staten Islanders who have experienced this fist hand in 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.
Scott Lobaido is a Staten Island artist, most famous for his numerous American Flag murals. His latest project takes his work in an entirely different direction. Lobaido is currently working on “Empty Chairs”, a series of driftwood sculptures in the shape of chairs in tribute to all of those who lost their lives during Superstorm Sandy.
A little over two years later, some islanders are still not in there homes, after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. October 29, 2014 it marked the two year anniversary where mother nature won causing deaths and massive damages the city is still recovering from.
It’s been two years since Hurricane Sandy struck and the Sandy Hooks Pilots Association has been struck with five-feet storm surges along with raw sewage flooding. Since then, the facility has been deemed inoperable. That is, until now.