July 26, 2013 RSS feed / Community

RAA Celebrates First Exhibition Back Home

The Rockaway Artists Alliance welcomed a crowd of visitors to their T-7 gallery home at Fort Tilden for the launch of their first exhibition there since Hurricane Sandy. The Salon Show features the works of 25 artists working in a variety of media. More...

Mayor Honors Action Center

The 12th Annual Neighborhood Achievement Awards including the Helping Hand Award was held on the lawn of the Gracie Mansion on Monday, July 15th. More...

Rockaway Art Now Showing At The Met

“End of Wits” by Elizabeth Carter is now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Carter, a student at the High School of Art and Design, is one of two young Rockaway artists whose work appears in “P.S. More...

Two Bridges Rocks BC

Despite late day rain, the show went on for the 2nd annual Two Bridges Music Festival held in Broad Channel on Saturday, July 20th. Starting at 1 p.m. More...

COUNCIL EXTENDS FEE WAIVERS

All fees for work related to plumbing and electrical systems damaged by Sandy will be waived until December 31st. More...

Finding Inner Picasso At JASA’s Roy Reuther Senior Center

Seniors at Roy Reuther Senior Center have begun getting in touch with their inner Picasso. More...

OPEN MIC

An Occasional Feature...

Rockaway Beach The ocean is my spiritual mentorShe recalibratesmy pulsating heartTo a signing song Here I can listenYes.Here I can listen. More...

Summer 101 Starts At Rockaway Waterfront Alliance

Last week marked the beginning of the summer season for the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance as they kicked off their Shore Corps and Aqua 101 summer youth programs. More...

Looking For Days Gone By

We’re looking for the past. Although The Wave’s own archives were destroyed by the hurricane, we are inviting all to share their vintage pictures and stories of Rockaway and Broad Channel with our readers. More...

Movies By The Beach

More than a hundred fans of films under the stars fully enjoyed a free showing of “Brave” on Wednesday night, July 24th. More...

Stop The Violence Finals Has Party Atmosphere

It started in May with 12 teams of 10 players each. On Saturday two teams played for the championship of the 2nd Annual Stack Bundles Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament. More...

Waiting To Be Trapped

The little dunes popping up on Shore Front Parkway won’t be there long. The sand will be placed inside Trapbags and be moved to the beach. Photo by Harold Cornell More...

18th Annual Sand Castle Contest Set For July 28th

Get your buckets and shovels ready! The 18th annual Sand Castle Contest is set for Sunday, July 28th. Participants of all ages are welcome to show off their artistic talent on the beach. The contest will be held at noon on Beach 116th Street. More...

Sign Of Recovery

One of the things that Beach 136th Street lost during the hurricane was the sky blue and sand tan painted and carved sign which welcomed all to their community. More...

Bungalows Hold 100th Birthday Bash

The bungalows of Beach 108th and Beach 109th Streets celebrated a big occasion last weekend. They turned 100 years old this year. More...

Night Out Against Crime

The 30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime is just around the corner. The fun-filled family night is set to take place at Beach 108th Street and Shore Front Parkway on Tuesday, August 6th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Rockaway WISH Honored By Cyclones

Last Friday night the women from Rockaway WISH were honored as Hometown Heroes by the Brooklyn Cyclones. More...

Graybeards Family Run

A large turnout is anticipated for the 11th annual Graybeards Family Run which kicks off on Friday July 26th, 6:30 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales. The night will begin with the Kids Races. More...

$’s For Volunteer Fire Departments

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder announced recently that applications are now being accepted for the “Volunteer Fire Assistance” Grant Program distributed through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). More...

Painting The Town

Even with record temperatures, volunteers turned out by the dozens on Sunday, July 14th to start on the work on the Shore Front Parkway barrier beautification project, painting from a mural design by More...

JCCRP Food Pantry Reopens In Far Rockaway

When superstorm Sandy hit in October it severely damaged the food pantry run by the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

Grayriders Rock Wall Street

The Grayriders, a popular local band, joined other bands at a benefit concert for Sandy victims at the New York Stock Exchange. More...

Surfchitecture, Lava Girl Offers Workshop

Lava Girl Surf, a women’s surfing, education and events company, announces Surfchitecture, a women’s surf workshop, at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club on Sunday, August 18th. More...

Picturing Sand Castles

Send your great photos of the 18th Annual Sand Castle Contest to The Wave. E-mail (as JPEG attachments) to: Dan@Rockawave.com. More...

Moving Day

Seemingly unconcerned with insurance rates or FEMA regulations, this resilient Rockaway resident is finally heading home. Slowly. Photo by Adam Zborowski More...

Cool Phones Beat The Heat

With the summer heat rolling on, AT&T has offered a number of things cellphone users can do to prevent the weather from damaging their smartphones – or even themselves. More...

Graybeards Ring Stock Exchange Bell

In recognition of the good works done by The Graybeards, a Rockaway non-profit, the New York Stock Exchange invited a handful of Graybeards to come in and ring the morning bell which starts the tradi More...


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