November 4, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Bloomberg’s Legacy: The Worst Mayor In NYC History

Michael Bloomberg is worried about his legacy – how he will be treated by history. I believe that, when all the truth be told and all the scandals are tallied, he will be widely known as the worst mayor in New York City history. More...

East End Matters...

Task Force, Teen Challenge and F.R. Mall

Recently the Rockaway Task Force handed in their report to the Bloomberg administration with suggestions for the betterment of Rockaway. More...

Commentary On Things Present

Let’s Try Bottoms-Up

In the great crisis of 1787 the confederated states were not syncing up well, so our Founding Fathers met in Philadelphia to reorganize into a ‘more perfect union.’ They heatedly debated a strong federal government vs. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

Look at the high school report cards recently issued by the Department of Education and published in last week’s Wave. While once there were two comprehensive high schools on the peninsula, now there are eight smaller high schools. More...

It’s My Turn

How To Make Democrats Heroes For Medicare

Douglas Schoen is a political strategist and author of “Mad as Hell: How the Tea Party Movement Is Fundamentally Remaking Our Two-Party System,” published by Harper, an imprint of Harper- Collins. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Choosing The Right Flowers For Your Wedding

Choosing flowers for a spring or summer wedding is a no brainer. There are little limitations in availability and there is a bounty of sweet pastel or bright sunny flowers that pair together for a seasonal bouquet or centerpiece. More...

Rock Solid

Here is how the story has been told to me: one hundred and sixty years ago, in 1851, Captain Louis Dodge and his wife Rhoda arrived in Rockaway Beach, and settled in a house in the vicinity of Beach 80 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It was no ghostly abduction or Halloween prank. If you did not see the Broad Channel Bits column last week, it is because, like other Wave columns, it will now be appearing on a bi-weekly basis. Thanks for seeking it out this week. More...


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