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October 31, 2013 View Original Article

BEST OF OCTOBER

OUR FAVORITE NEW YORK STORIES OF THE MONTH

A year ago today, millions of New Yorkers and New Jerseyans were without power and water in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. And while the rebuilding continues and the storm’s effects are still being felt, we’ve come a long way in the last year. Same goes for the last month – check out the fan favorites from October.

Make It Here

To call Adafruit the new Radio Shack might not sound like high praise, but really, it is. The 50-person company sells everything the aspiring maker could possibly need to make that Arduino-based Back to the Future circuit board. Get the full schematics here.

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Hip To Be

Squarespace was founded in 2004 by a 21-year-old kid with his own meager savings. Today the website building platform has over 130 employees and they’re getting bigger, fast. See the shape of things to come here.

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Driver Rate

What if we told you about a cheap, green, and efficient way to get to LaGuardia that didn’t involve taking a subway to the bus to a shuttle? You’d want to know more right? It’s time to check out New York’s Bandwagon. Hop a ride here.

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If we got that Stronger than the Storm song in your head, we apologize.

Now go forth (and stay dry).