April 5, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Broad Channel Group Keeps History Alive

The Broad Channel Historical Society had its own historic moment as they met for the first time since Hurricane Sandy hit the island community. Chairperson Barbara Toborg, Jane Mary Tubridy, Joe Young, Dan Mundy Sr. More...

Off the Beaten Path

Rockaway is filled with hidden pockets of beauty. Here photographer and Wave intern Brian Clamar seeks out the less traveled paths of the peninsula and brings to light some surprising sights. More...

Beach Channel Drive Road Work Rolls On

For months, rain and shine, drivers have crept and bumped along Beach Channel Drive between Beach 90th and Beach 94th Streets, losing travel time. More...

SEEN ONLINE

Rockaway Emergency Plan Also doubles as @RockawayHelp The absolute best source for breaking Rockaway news (not in newsprint). You’ve got to Friend and Follow this group if you want to know what’s happening. And they’re fun, too. More...

One Book At A Time

Coming back from Sandy, the Peninsula Branch of the Queens Borough Public Library has kicked off a “One Book At A Time” initiative. “Book Lovers & Readers- We Need You!” announces their new flyer calling for donations. More...

Lanette Playground Open for Business

The revitalization of the play area at Lanette Playground at PS 197 on Beach 9th Street is complete and the area is ready for use. The $2,440,000 project began in May, 2012. More...

Parks / Beach Construction

Yes It's Loud And Late (but temporary) - See Updated Sched

Parks is hustling to get the beaches open by Memorial Day -- they'll be working 24 hours a day, for a few days at a time, at several locations along the beach.They ask for your patience and understanding. More...

Arverne Library Opens On Weekends!

The Queens Library Arverne branch, with the help of Bank of America, is extending its hours to meet the demand for services after Sandy. More...

Share Your Stories: Community History Night

The Queens Library and the producers of “Jamaica Bay Lives” are inviting residents to share their stories about life in and around Jamaica Bay, now and in decades gone by at the upcoming Community History Night. More...

Dome Opens With A Bang!

The MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) PS1 VW Dome kicked off its official opening in a big way on Friday, March 29th. Hundreds attended the opening ceremony, including local officials, residents, guests and the media. More...

Happenings

Thanks to everyone who responded to our Rename the HappeningsSection contest! More...

A Boardwalk And Beach To Consider: Blackpool, UK

The seaside town of Blackpool, England, 27 miles north of Liverpool, has co-existed with the Irish Sea since before the time of the Romans. More...

Gas Pipes Going In and Under

With the Marina Parkway Bridge just visible in the background, workers were installing a section of the Jamaica Bay pipeline near Fort Tilden. More...

Another Cool Boardwalk To Consider

This curvy, colorful beach promenade is in Benidorm Beach, Spain. It has won many architectural awards including “best tourist development” in Europe. More...

NYC Grants For Sandy Non-Profits

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City has announced it is making additional resources available to support New York City’s nonprofit organizations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Remediate Your Mold - Free

Friends of Rockaway is currently providing FREE mold remediation services to Rockaway residents. More...


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