A year ago, superstorm Sandy swamped Long Island's South Shore and left many residents and businesses in the dark for more than a week.
Many businesses were back up and running quickly, but others had a tougher road back. Some faced costly physical damage and inadequate insurance and other financing to rebuild. Some faced a different hurdle: Their customer base was gone, because so many nearby homes were left uninhabitable.
Has a small business you patronized closed because of Sandy? Vote and leave a comment. Results and a selection of comments will be published in next Sunday's business section.