August 4, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Local realtors say that this may be the worst summer for selling homes in more than a decade. "People just can't afford the home prices in the west end," one realtor told The Wave. More...

School Scope

Lost In A Sea Of Charters

In a massive school system with about 1400 schools, not one single school is run by teachers. Some might dispute that, pointing to the UFT-run charter school. In actuality, UFT bureaucrats run that school, not active teachers. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's now August and the dog days have visited us quite a bit already. One hundred degree days are a literal drag for folks who don't have any air conditioning. If we continue to have hot days, I hope Con Ed can keep our power running! More...

The Original Curley's Hotel At Beach 116 Street And The Boardwalk - Where The Ocean Grande Now Stands

John J. Curley came to the Rockaways in the mid 1870s and built his first Curley's Atlas Hotel on Henry Street (Beach 102 Street) and the beachfront. In 1889 while the Big Hotel at Rockaway Park was being torn down, J.J. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Police of the 100th Precinct were called to the Little Cricket Marina on July 30, when Harbor Adam police brought in the body of George Boyce, 21, whose body was found in Jamaica Bay. More...

MovieScope

'You, Me And Dupree' - What About Owen?

Following in the footsteps of Bill Murray in 1991's "What About Bob?," actor Owen Wilson takes the role of the impossible houseguest in his newest vehicle, "You, Me and Dupree." Thanks to a stellar supporting cast (Matt Dillon, Kate Hudson, Michael D More...

From The Right

Bush Vetoes Embryonic Stem Cell Bill

Editors note: Eric Ulrich is a weekly columnist for the See-N-Save Neighborhood News in Ozone Park as well as a member of the Rockaway Republicans. Last year, he ran for district leader in the 23rd AD and lost by a mere 124 votes. More...

From The Artists Studio

Camp KidsmArt Celebrates Red Hook - The Next Place To Go

every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Fort Tilden through August 24 on the outdoor Rockaway Moon Stage between sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 Galleries. (Inside sTudio 7 if it rains.) BYO blankets, chairs, coolers, family and friends. More...


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