Hurricane Irene

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Hey Jersey, Hurricane Irene Wasn’t Actually a Hurricane

The National Hurricane Center’s newest findings, released on December 14th, show that Hurricane Irene lost strength before making landfall in Ocean County, New Jersey. The […]

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Hurricane Irene Cost Borgata $10 Million

The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City was forced to shut down for three days in late August to withstand the winds and rains […]

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Did a Cherry Hill Lukoil Raise Prices for Hurricane Irene?

In New Jersey, three gas stations are being accused of illegally raising prices in preparation for Hurricane Irene. One of the three is a Lukoil […]

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Area Restaurants Still Drying Out

The Delaware infringes on Charcoal in Yardley When Hurricane Irene and the remnants of Lee roared through the area most of us escaped unscathed. But […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Joey Vento, Fried Chicken, Jose Garces and Lots and Lots of Gin

Yes, there was some other big news this week, but we here at Foobooz World HQ have never let little things like floods, earthquakes and […]

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PECO Fixes Everybody’s Power

Hurricane Irene swept through Philly last weekend leaving 500,000 PECO customers without power. As of last night, PECO had restored power to nearly all 500,000 […]

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FEMA Chief Surveys Damage in Jersey

Earlier this week, President Obama signed a declaration of a state of emergency in some areas greatly affected by Hurricane Irene, allowing the federal government […]

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Hurricane Irene Victim Gets Little Sympathy

I can’t remember which of my Facebook friends it was whose post said it all: “Irene, Schmirene. That forecast was all wet.” Starting Sunday morning […]

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Nutter Weathers Irene

So it turns out Michael Nutter looks as good in a windbreaker as he does a snow parka. As the last winds from Irene petered […]

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Concerns Over Dam in Jersey Prompts Mandatory Evacuations

Some parts of New Jersey are being evacuated after the Willow Grove dam on Iona Lake overflowed. Holly Village in Millville has been issued a […]

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Report Hurricane Damage on an Interactive Map

In a Wikipedia-esque approach, Philly.com has created an interactive map of Hurricane Irene’s damage. Go to the site, punch in your address, select what kind […]

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Dealing With Irene In Manayunk

Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant | David Murphy Even as many businesses are thanking their lucky stars that Hurricane Irene spared them the Manayunk Brewery and […]

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Braving Irene: What’s Open #OpenInPHL & What’s Closed #ClosedInPHL

So you want to know what bars and restaurants are open as we face down Hurricane Irene? We’ll be posting to this Twitter feed and […]

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Monitoring Hurricane Irene in Philadelphia

The Scoop wants you to stay safe during Irene’s rain of terror (see what we did there?) and there’s no better way to do that […]