Hamberry’s Food Market awning says it all as they celebrate their grand re-opening on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. Photos by Dan Guarino A sure sign of Rockaway and Broad Channel’s recovery has been the gradual re-opening of small businesses throughout the area.
Residents have reported having their spirits lifted by every new “Grand Re-Opening” sign. Marchers at Rockaway’s St. Patrick’s Day parade cheered returning shopkeepers and stores.
Here are a few more businesses that have recently been proud to announce “We’re Open!”
Paninico Café, formerly known as Fast Break, is now open for business on Beach 116th Street.
The Ruffle Bar, hit by the storm, opened right after the flood, closed briefly for renovation and damage repair, and has now re-opened on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel.
Morning chat, coffee and delicious pastry are back on Beach 129 Street at The Pastry Shop and Café (Formerly Ciro’s).
The new RBeach Soap Company, with “everyday luxuries and beautiful things,” has opened its doors on Rockaway Beach Boulevard.