Piermont's Portofino Cafe after Sandy

Jack D'Amico, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, watches

Jack D'Amico, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, watches as the city's public works officials removed debris outside of his heavily damaged restaurant in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 13, 2012) Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Jack D'Amico and Deborah Brenner, owners of Portofino Cafe in Piermont, have a long road of repair and recovery after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Piermont waterfront. (Nov. 14, 2012)

Jack D'Amico, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, watches
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Jack D'Amico, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, watches as the city's public works officials removed debris outside of his heavily damaged restaurant in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Nov. 13, 2012)

Deborah Brenner, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, walks
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Deborah Brenner, co-owner of Piermont's Portofino Cafe, walks out of her heavily damaged restaurant. Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, debris was still piled outside. (Nov. 13, 2012)

A boat crashed into the dock outside of
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

A boat crashed into the dock outside of Portofino Cafe in Piermont shortly after Hurricance Sandy made landfall. Portofino co-owner, Deborah Brenner, said that the storm caused at least 20 boats to wash up into their parking lot. (Nov. 13, 2012)

Boatmaster Ian MacKay of Piermont and Deborah Brenner
Photo Credit: Angela Gaul

Boatmaster Ian MacKay of Piermont and Deborah Brenner of Tappan clean up outside of Cafe Portofino restaurant at 587 Piermont Ave. in downtown Piermont. (Oct. 31, 2012)

Candy Goswick surveys the damage done to Cafe
Photo Credit: Angela Gaul

Candy Goswick surveys the damage done to Cafe Portofino, a restaurant located at 587 Piermont Ave., and her home located at 583 Piermont Ave. in downtown Piermont. (Oct. 31, 2012)

The owners of Cafe Portofino pump water out
Photo Credit: Angela Gaul

The owners of Cafe Portofino pump water out of their basement in downtown Piermont. (Oct. 31, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks with Deborah
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks with Deborah Brenner, co-owner of Cafe Portofino in Piermont, during a visit to the town to view the devastation from Hurricane Sandy and to thank all the local leaders for their recovery efforts. Brenner's restaurant, which is on the waterfront, has been shut down until it can be restored. (Nov. 4, 2012)

Deborah Brenner and her husband Jack D'Amico stand
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Deborah Brenner and her husband Jack D'Amico stand outside their restaurant Cafe Portofino on the waterfront in Piermont, which will remain closed until rennovations can be made following the devastation from Hurricane Sandy. (Novv. 4, 2012)

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