May 1, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

On The Road Again

'Trashed' Invades Coney Island

Coney Island has always been a place where those who are let's say, a little weird, feel right at home. The now defunct "Freak Show" was home to a lot of people who don't fit society's description of normal. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The spring heat earlier this week was quite a surprise. After the April snow, the early heat wasn't too big of a surprise, but it certainly keeps us on our toes, weather-wise. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Have you received a suspicious prerecorded voice message stating that you need to contact your bank at a specified telephone number immediately? More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Doing your own gardening can fatten up the wallet in more ways than one!

You shouldn't be surprised to see more of your neighbors manicuring their own lawns and planting their own flowers in this tough economy. More...

The Progressive

Some Random Thoughts

As most of us celebrated Passover and Easter, the media was full of stories of the first dog, baseball stadiums, the retirement of one cardinal and the installation of another, a cinematic genius's marital woes, pirates, and the end of a musical pr More...

The Inner Voice

As I am getting older, what I realize is how extraordinary our everyday life is. We live and really don't pay attention to how automatic so many good things are. More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. called to say that he is unhappy with a recent story that said the majority of his discretionary money goes not to Rockaway, but to the mainland portions of his district. More...

It's My Turn

The Bellamy Case, Part III

In early 2008, the defense decided their last best hope of exoneration for Bellamy was to search for their case's Holy Grail: the elusive Anna Simmons. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Great Rockaway History Quiz

Rockaway has a great history and, in fact, many events considered to be historic in nature nationally have had a Rockaway "hook." Below are 25 people or events. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Around And About

RAA member Christian Le Gars, one of the curators of a national print show scheduled for RoCA later this year, is one of two featured artists this week on the Manhattan Artist's International, an online magazine. The website is manhattanarts.com. More...

Simon says...

As your elected representative, I made it my business to publicly come and speak out against the LNG island off the shore of the Rockaway beaches. We made sure to rally the troops and were very pleased with the large turnout at P.S. 114. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Old Holland LIRR Station - Beach 90 Street To Beach 93 Street (Brush Place)

With today's view, our time machine takes us back to about 1914, to take a look at the old Holland Railroad Station. This view has us looking west towards Beach 94 Street and Brush Place (by the trees shown). More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...


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