December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Back Then

The southern tip of Broad Channel island, now known as American Park, has a history all its own. Now covered by ball fields, play areas, small dunes, fishing spots and slip of a beach, it’s part of the New York City Parks Department. More...

Broad Channel Bits

“Dear Santa- If you live at the North Pole, why I can’t see your house when I look on Google Earth?” -from a little girl’s letter in Arthur Christmas. More...

An Intern’s Take

Another weekend has passed, and the momentum appears to be full steam ahead. #BlackLivesMatter and #ICantBreathe are some of the popular hashtags or slogans being displayed by protesters across the world. More...

Eye On Rockaway

As we all know, there have been many protest marches since the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. I, like many reading this, disagreed with the decision and was shocked when I heard it. More...

Slice Of Life

Last week the extremely witty Katie Honan posted on Facebook “I have no idea what kind of mom I’ll be, but I’ll tell you, what, there’s no way in hell I’m doing Elf on the Shelf with my future kids.” The comment sp More...

Beachcomber

Once again Santa’s Sleigh Run is coming to town. Courtesy of Make- MyMotherProud, there will be dancing elves, singing Santa’s helpers, toys, and Santa Claus! Santa will even stop for pictures! Listen for the Christmas music from 10 a.m. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s… More...

It’s My Turn

I want to introduce myself to you and the residents of Queens. I started my library career as a children’s librarian trainee in Suffolk County, while pursuing my Masters of Library Science at St. John’s University. More...

Simon Says

I wish everyone a Happy Chanukah, Merry Christmas and Happy Kwanzaa. May the New Year bring everyone health, wealth and peace on earth. More...


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