August 10, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... "Communities like Bayside, Rockaway Park and Elmhurst are virtually being destroyed," Queens Borough President Claire Shulman said at the July 29 Queens Borough Board meeting. More...

From The Artists Studio

Squid To Entertain And 'Steel Magnolias' To Open

RAA Contact Info: Phone: 718-474- 0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.roc kawayartistsalliance.org. The Arts @ Fort Tilden: The Summer Moons Free Concert/Entertainment Series: Start time: 7 p.m. More...

The Inner Voice

Our society focuses a lot on happiness and people believe they are entitled to be happy. Almost any action is acceptable if it creates happiness. If one is not happy, we are told to change it so we can be happy. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Many people find it convenient and easy to use debit cards instead of using cash, credit cards, or checks. According to the Federal Reserve Board, in 2006, the total number of debit card transactions exceeded credit card transactions. More...

Beachcomber

The Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking public input on how to spend the $40 million that has been allocated to fix up park-owned land between Beach 9 and Beach 31 Streets. More...

The Progressive

Troublemakers

Most of us are content, especially this time of year, to deal with the mundane minutiae of our daily lives. Working, shopping, paying bills, cleaning and repairing our living quarters, and the stress of parenting keep us occupied. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

It's freezing and the snow is falling all white on the ground. Oh! Wrong season, but didn't that sound nice and cooling? See, we're never happy. It's either too hot or too cold and right now, it's too hot for me. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Hot, humid weather keeps popping up to remind us how fortunate we are that only some days are unpleasant, not all of them. For the most part, Broad Channel is cooled by the breezes off the water. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

George Cornelius Tilyou's Steeplechase Park

George Tilyou was hearing a lot of talk about the amusement parks, bathhouses and hotels in Rockaway Beach after he opened his new Steeplechase Park on Coney Island in 1897. More...

MovieScope

'I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry' - Flamers - Not

Actor/comedian/producer Adam Sandler wants to make sure the world knows that he's not a homosexual. At least, his character, firefighter Chuck Levine does, in "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. More...


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