August 2, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Build Dunes and Drink Wine!

Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation are inviting locals and visitors to help build dunes along the beach in an effort to keep Rockaway Beach “barefoot friendly.” More...

Shakespeare’s The Tempest Comes To Rockaway

Revenge, forgiveness and new beginnings – that is the story behind Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ which was performed on the stage at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard last weekend on Saturday, July 27th. More...

Lake Taco Be Gone

Lake Taco, the seemingly permanent lake across from Rockaway Taco, was finally drained by the DEP. More...

Cooling Off The Dog Days Of Summer

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), five very common and dangerous conditions could affect your pets this summer. More...

Help Feed the Hungry

It’s never a bad time to help those in need. The Rotary Club of Rockaway is holding a food drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 10th outside of Stop & Shop at 70-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Under The Rockaway Sky

From the shore to the sky and scenes in between, local photographer Adam Zborowski captures mid-summer in Rockaway. More...

Far Rock Library Hosts Health Fair

The Far Rockaway Library hosted a Queens Library health fair for the community on July 30th. Among those taking part were St. More...

How To Get Here From There

How do you get to Rockaway? The Queens Economic Development Council has a few ideas. More...

Toilet Trailers to Head to Arverne

The toilet trailers are on the move. The Parks Department announced on Monday that two of the modular units, or comfort stations, will now get a spot in Arverne. More...

Music On The Boardwalk

Rockaway’s popular Wine With Sue rocked the ‘new’ boardwalk Sunday night, July 28th, at the newly rebuilt concessions at Beach 96th Street. More...

Zumba Under The Stars

More than 100 people enjoyed the music, the movement and the quick steps of Zumba Under The Stars at the hockey rink at Beach 108th Street and Shore Front Parkway on Wednesday, July 24th. More...

JASA Seniors and Goldman Sachs Volunteers Say“See Ya Sandy!”

On Friday, July 12th, Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) celebrated five years of volunteer collaborations with Goldman Sachs’ Community TeamWorks. More...

Closing The Books -Temporarily

The Queens Library has announced that the Far Rockaway branch at 1637 Central Avenue, just off Mott Avenue, will close for customer service at the end of business on Saturday, August 10th. More...

18th Annual Sand Castle Contest

Dragons, Dolphins, Castles & More!

Dolphins, dragons and castles took over Beach 116th Street on Sunday, July 28th as residents and visitors showed off their artistic talent at the 18th Annual Sand Castle Contest. More...

Helping Kids Understand

Children in the Rockaways, Broad Channel and other areas that were hard hit by Hurricane Sandy may be one of the groups which need the most help dealing with its emotional aftermath. More...


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