Oil Tanker Fire

Oil Tanker Fire The ship was longer than three football stadiums lined end to end. She was valued at $45 million and carried 270,000 tons of hazardous crude oil. Her name was the Atlantic Empress and when she collided with the Aegean Captain, another fully laden...

Bowery Church Fire

Bowery Church Fire On July 27, 1978, Manhattan Borough Commander John J. Fogarty faced a difficult fire at the 179-year old Episcopal Church, St. Mark’s-in-the-Bowery, a New York City landmark that is the oldest site of continuous worship in the city. The fire...

From the Editor 30: Lies

Since 1982, Tom Soter has been an editor at Habitat magazine, the definitive publication for boards of cooperatives and condominiums in New York City. From HABITAT, June 2011 Recent Posts From the Editor 30: Lies From the Editor 29: Boards From the Editor 28: Recalls...