2013-08-30 / Community

Beach 24th Street Block Party!


Pat Carter and the kids enjoy decorating shoes at the Saturday, Beach 24th Street Block Party. Pat Carter and the kids enjoy decorating shoes at the Saturday, Beach 24th Street Block Party. On Saturday, August 24th, neighbors and families on Beach 24th Street got together to “celebrate the other side of Sandy, ten months later,” said resident S. C. Samoy.

The fitting theme for the Far Rockaway community’s block party was “Together We Are Stronger.”



Delia Ortega sets out arts, crafts and activities for kids. Delia Ortega sets out arts, crafts and activities for kids.

Neighbors Leo, Lino, Hector and Stephanie enjoy shaved ice on a summer day. Neighbors Leo, Lino, Hector and Stephanie enjoy shaved ice on a summer day.

Neighbors Pat, Amy and Roseanne go porch visiting at Saturday’s block party Neighbors Pat, Amy and Roseanne go porch visiting at Saturday’s block party

Ten months after Sandy, Beach 24th Street residents celebrate “Together We Are Stronger.” Ten months after Sandy, Beach 24th Street residents celebrate “Together We Are Stronger.”

Kids get their painted party faces on. Kids get their painted party faces on.

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