Mary Pilon

is New York-based sports reporter at The New York Times and is writing a book about the history of Monopoly.

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Amid Storm Recovery, Marathon Expo Opens Doors to Runners »

Upstairs at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Thursday, exhibitors commanded rows of booths showcasing things like brightly colored compression socks, dry-fit shirts, green cups of Gatorade samples and nutrition bars made with chia seeds — items that apparently appeal to people who are three days away from running a marathon. KEEP READING 

Mary — er — Wall Street is ready to go after the hurricane. (Video proof I made it into the office bright and early Monday. I’m happiest when I’m surrounded by lots of flatscreens.)