March 22, 2013 RSS feed / Community

NYU and Harvard Learn From Rockaway

Even before Hurricane Sandy, environmentalists, urban planners, entrepreneurs, engineers and other long term thinkers were greatly interested in the Rockaways and Broad Channel. More...

Another Boardwalk Idea?

Last week we ran pictures of the boardwalk in Virginia Beach which many readers seemed to love. Here’s a seawall in England. More...

MTA Bus Tracking: Real Time Online

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced the timetable and sequence in which it will expand MTA Bus Time, the agency’s online real-time bus tracking service. More...

Channel View Friends: Ready To Move On

Motivated, ambitious and gifted – are the qualities possessed by five seniors at Channel View High who will graduate this June and attend college as honored students. More...

Breezy Grass and Cat Cosmai Play

Celebrating “our first show back in the neighborhood since Sandy,” the popular local band Breezy Grass played Broad Channel’s Grassy Point Bar and Grill on Friday, March 8th. More...

Winners! Scholars’ Girls Capture 3rd Title

Scholars’ Academy captured their third straight PSAL 2012-2013 Basketball Girls "B" Championship, played on Sunday, Mar 17th, at St. Francis College. Photo by William Thomas. More...

BC’s Christ Presbyterian Celebrates Easter

Although it was battered by Hurricane Sandy like many places of worship in the area, Christ Presbyterian by the Sea in Broad Channel is celebrating its return. More...

Arverne East Gets New Look By Community, Developer

Arverne East, a project that was originally introduced to Rockaway residents in 2007 but was put on hold because of the economic crisis may have gotten a new life. More...

Rockaway Getting Transit Shaft

Cathy Guerriero, candidate for New York City Public Advocate, called attention to the ongoing plight of Rockaway commuters. More...

Meeks Celebrates St. Pat’s In Breezy

Congressman Gregory Meeks celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, of the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Irish residents of Breezy Point during Sunday Mass at St. More...

SFDS Dinner Dance: Faith, Family and Friends

More than 800 residents and friends, from Breezy Point, Broad Channel, and Rockaway came out for a night to remember at the Unified St. Frances de Sales Dinner Dance at Brooklyn’s El Caribe Restaurant on Friday, March 8th. More...

100th Precinct Council To Meet

The next 100th Precinct Community Council meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 27th at 7:30pm. The meeting is free and open to the public. More...

Renters May Qualify For FEMA & SBA Help

Homeowners aren’t the only ones who may qualify for help from FEMA and the Small Business Administration. Renters who lost their home or belongings to Hurricane Sandy may also be eligible. More...

Friends Of Rockaway Beach Sends A Message

On St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th, the Friends of Rockaway Beach were taking their message to the streets. Members put up a large banner asking Governor Cuomo to work for the betterment of the Rockaways. More...

Finalist in “NBC’s ‘Smash’ Make A Musical”

Scholars’ Academy is one of 30 schools from across the country to be selected as finalists in “NBC’s ‘Smash’ Make a Musical Constructed by Lowe’s” initiative to improve school theater facilities. More...

Happenings

Contest: Rename our calendar section! We’re looking for something a bit catchier than “Happenings” and we need your help! The reader who comes up with the best idea will receive a Wave coffee mug! Contact dan@rockawave.com. More...

Before And After

Hurricane Sandy brought a great deal of change to the Rockaways, Broad Channel and the East Coast literally over night. The ebb and flow of that event is still changing the face of Rockaway even today. What once stood for decades is now gone. More...

“Washed Ashore”At The Dome

The MoMA PS1 VW Dome 2 announces a new creative event. “Washed Ashore: Free Collage Workshop for Kids” will take place on Wednesday, March 27th, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Dome itself is located at Beach 94th Street at Shorefront Parkway. More...

Women’s Industrial Service League Celebrates Black History Month

The Women’s Industrial Service League celebrates Black History Month with a gathering at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Inwood. Photos by Loretta Gibson. More...

Beacon HS Students Under The Dome

On Thursday and Friday March 14th and 15th, more than 900 students from Beacon High School in NYC were sent to the outer boroughs to work with more than 30 organizations doing community service in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. More...

Scenes You Might Have Missed

Tuesday afternoon, March 19th, around 3:30 p.m. at Beach 72nd Street. It’s a perfect afternoon for surfing and enjoying one of Rockaway’s true pleasures. More...


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