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We had no clue I mean we've we braced for it.
But nobody could have expected what sandy threw at us.
Eight months later it's a tale of two worlds -- didn't expect -- -- of war one of total recovery three weeks.
That was -- three weeks we were we were cleaned.
Reconstructed and restock the other of total devastation even -- my worst expectations I did not expect.
To be number one out of work you know now it's June that was October.
And I certainly never thought that -- have to do this amount to work to the building.
Both -- a struggle from super -- -- the 100 year storm that slammed eastern seaboard last October.
And while many hard hit areas are on the road to recovery post sandy.
The South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan is still a ghost town making it difficult to -- for businesses that survived.
But the biggest obstacle is not happening residence in the neighborhood and you think -- -- wine shop.
He's self consider -- people don't go miles and miles flapping around wine bottles.
But for those still working to recover a long wrote -- -- all electricity shot all refrigeration.
All mechanical shot gone we've pulled them out.
All food gone.
The engineer came in and looked at the basement -- city 85% of the wood in the basement.
Which is including support -- needs to be replaced.
That's now -- 100%.
With no grants or money from insurance.
For the rich cache state that damage totals two to 300000.
Dollars we haven't started lion's share of the work yet I know that there are.
Huge headaches ahead I'm not -- short the biggest journalists here.
And until the doors are almost ready to be open I'm not sure what it's what it's going to be.
-- -- Allen and send vintners the cleanup was faster but the damage still extensive.
It was a good five minutes -- oh could put it.
I can't believe this.
And then we got to work and we had to take everything out immediately.
And lessons you only have to learn ones -- -- a whole bunch of bottles damage we've estimated around ten.
Thousand -- that we had moved some stuff upstairs.
It's a big expensive stuff we have a lot of our own private label in the -- stowed -- hide -- behind it to were wrapped in plastic.
And we came in it was all in the front of the through sprayed all over the place with damaged.
Not all hope is lost -- opened the doors will what will be will be serving drinks again -- I hope it's my home -- oldest continuously running foreign New York City.
Small -- in time right now -- I just had a computer back up on her feet.
Well I think the mood is changing I think there's a lot of stuff happening and within the next few months you're really didn't see radical change in the neighborhood any mark to -- Craig.
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